Recent News & Upcoming Events - May 2010
Photography Workshop with Jim Block: Using a Digital Camera
Saturday, May 8, 8am - 12pm
Upper Valley Land Trust, 19 Buck Road, Hanover, NH
A four-hour classroom and field workshop that will cover basic concepts of digital photography, some recommended camera settings and common problems. Jim Block will demonstrate basic photography skills and show some surprising things you can do with a zoom lens. No experience is needed. Bring your camera, manual, and any accessories you like. Boots are suggested. The class will start promptly at 8am rain or shine at the UVLT offices at 19 Buck Road, Hanover, NH. Preregistration is required and group size will be limited.
To register, contact Nora at email@example.com or (603) 643-6626 ext. 102.
Second Sunday Stroll
Sunday, May 9, 1 - 3pm
Wright's Mountain Trails, Chase Hollow Road, Bradford, VT
On the second Sunday of each month, UVLT Trustee, Roger Hanlon will lead groups on hikes to explore UVLT conserved trails.
For more information or to sign-up, please contact Roger at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To learn more about trails on lands conserved by UVLT, please visit: www.uvlt.org/trails.html.
Bike/Walk to Work Day
Friday, May 21, 7 - 8:30am
Richard Black Center, 48 Lebanon Street, Hanover, NH
This year, UVLT will be helping with the breakfast at the Richard Black Center. For more information and to find the breakfast nearest you, please visit http://www.bike2work-day.com.
Save the Date!
UVLT Annual Meeting& Celebration of Land Conservation
Tuesday, May 25
Meeting Featuring Guest Speaker, Jared Duval
7pm, Bradford Academy Building, Bradford, VT
Jared Duval, a quarter century year-old native of the Upper Valley and Lebanon High School graduate, will offer thoughts about what makes our region special while discussing some of the challenges and opportunities before us as we embark on our next quarter-century of work.
Author, "Next Generation Democracy"
Trustee, Orton Family Foundation
Board of Directors, Sierra Club
Former National Director, Sierra Student Coalition
The meeting will also feature a slide show depicting this year's conservation successes, an award presentation, and the election of new trustees.
For more information about the event, contact Nora at email@example.com or (603) 643-6626 ext. 102.
Please join us for other activities taking place in Bradford on May 25!
Wright's Mountain Hike
Suggested donation $12, with all proceeds to benefit BCC's current land conservation project.
2:30pm Walk led by Bradford Conservation Commission Chair, Nancy Jones
4:00pm Shorter hike led by Tom Gray
Both outings will meet at the Bradford Academy Building and include a picnic dinner. In case of rain, the picnic will be held indoors at the Academy Building.
Solar Panel Tour
3:45pm Tour of Farm Way's solar panels, and time to shop
5:00pm Leave for dinner at the Perfect Pear (see below), or elsewhere in Bradford.
Round Trip Express Bus
Cost is $12.
6:00pm Bus leaves from Hanover/Lebanon - along the way enjoy sandwiches from Stellas & count the number of UVLT conserved lands you can spot from the road!
Please RSVP by May 21, for the hikes, solar panel tour or bus trip by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (603) 643-6626 ext. 102
Perfect Pear Dinner Option
5:15pm Field Green Salad with Maple-Balsamic Vinaigrette, Gorgonzola Cheese, Maple Walnuts, & Cherry Tomatoes
Choice of Entree:
Grilled New York Sirloin, Jack Daniel's Demi Glace, Rosemary Mashed Potatoes, & Asparagus with Lemon Butter
Seared Atlantic Salmon Fillet, Balsamic Vinegar & Fresh Basil Marinated Roma Tomatoes, Brown Rice & Asparagus with Lemon Butter
Vegetarian Tortellini Primavera with Parmesan Cream Sauce
Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding with Caramel Whiskey Sauce
Includes coffee, tea, & Coke etc. (Does not include specialty sodas, bottled water or any alcohol)
$35.00/ person tax & gratuity included
To RSVP by Friday, May 21, call the Perfect Pear @ 802-222-5912 and mention UVLT.
2010 Hartland Farm Fest
Sunday, May 30, 11am - 3pm
Hartland Public Library, Route 5, Hartland, VT
Save the date for this celebration of local farms, arts & economy! For more information, please visit: www.HartlandFarmFest.org.
Find out more about UVLT's work & upcoming events at theuppervalleylandtrust.blogspot.com.