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Mount Peter Cleanup: Sept. 1


Judy Cinquina writes:

On Sunday, Sept.1, from 9 a.m. until whenever, we'll be picking up debris, clearing trails & cutting small trees at this historic hawk watch founded by Stiles Thomas and Fyke in the 1950s.

Bring gloves & whatever tools required and plenty of liquids. Please let me know you'll be helping so I can send your name in to the NYDEC for insurance purposes.

And, of course, the Bellvale Farms Creamery is right down below the lookout. To know why I mentioned this, you must be a volunteer!

Regardless, come up and visit the watch this fall. Directions follow.

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Great Nature Quote

This quote by naturalist and author C.C. Abbott reminded me of the Celery Farm:

“It is a comfort to know that always within reach is some nook or corner in Nature’s realm where one’s real self can come to the surface…”