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August 5, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Barbara Plume 518-389-5119
Robin Stapley 518-610-3770
From the East: Thruway Exit 21 Catskill. Out of Catskill, NY, take Rt. 23A west to Tannersville. Make a right onto County Route 23C (Hill Street,
at the only traffic light in Tannersville). Follow Route 23C to East Jewett. Make a right onto County Route 78 (opposite E. Jewett PO). This leads directly to Colgate
Lake. Parking lot is on the left.
From the West: Take St. Hwy. 23 East to Rt. 23A. Follow Rt. 23A to Tannersville. Make a left onto County Route 23C (Hill Street, at the only
traffic light in Tannersville). Follow Route 23C to East Jewett. Make a right onto County Route 78 (opposite E. Jewett PO). This leads directly to Colgate Lake. Parking
lot is on the left
Recommendations for hike participants:
Wear appropriate footwear for hiking on hills, rocks, forest litter and possible wet areas (no rocker style sneakers ple…ase). Check the weather forecast and dress accordingly.
Walks are held in areas typically infested with ticks. Wear appropriate clothing and/or use insect repellant to protect yourself from tick bites and possibly Lyme disease.
Walk leaders are there to assist members in learning techniques for identifying wild mushrooms. It is the sole responsibility of each individual to properly identify wild mushrooms they are going to eat. Some poisonous wild mushrooms can cause severe illness and even death. Edible mushrooms can cause reactions in some individuals, so whenever eating a new species for the first time, only consume a small amount to determine whether you have any reaction.
In addition to proper footwear and attire, bring a mushroom guide, a knife, basket, waxed paper bags, bug repellent, sun screen, water, sunglasses, a snack, a walking stick and some good luck!
We plan on having an ID session and a picnic lunch after the walk, so bring a bag lunch.
See you all there!