event archives

  • nature photography workshop

    Bring your camera, lenses, tripod and follow Linda on a fun hike/photo time as she explains what she is looking for, how she is composing her picture, and what results she expects. There will be time for your pictures to be evaluated as well. This workshop will begin promptly at 9:00 AM and will last... Read More 

  • Feast of the Fields

    Feast of the Fields

    Saratoga PLAN’s work conserving land, assisting municipalities with smart planning and sustaining a healthy environment and community is made possible by the proceeds from our signature fundraiser, Feast of the Fields.  This year’s event will be held on Thursday, September 17th, hosted by the Saratoga National Golf Club – overlooking stunning views of 135 acres... Read More 

  • Cancelled - will be rescheduled: Guided Paddle on Round Lake

    Cancelled – will be rescheduled: Guided Paddle on Round Lake

    Participants will meet at 9:00 am at the preserve launch and can expect to spend a few hours paddling with the option to stick around after and explore the new preserve and view interpretive signage describing the land’s rich ecological values and cultural history. The 90-acre Round Lake Preserve encompasses critical environmental assets including both... Read More 

  • Peaks 2 Creeks Hike: Spruce Mountain

    Peaks 2 Creeks Hike: Spruce Mountain

    With a newly restored fire tower, Spruce Mountain offers terrific views of Saratoga County as well as the southern Adirondacks. The tower was restored during the summer of 2015 in part with the New York Department of Environmental Conservation. As part of our second annual “Peaks 2 Creeks” series, this short and moderate 2.5-mile hike... Read More 

  • discover the small world around you!

    Bring your camera, your lenses, your tripod, and discover the hidden treasures of the world around you. We will discuss the unique requirements of macro photography as well as necessary equipment and tips to improve your work. The workshop will begin promptly at 9:00 AM and will last until approximately Noon. Space is limited, so... Read More 

  • Siege Trail Opening in Village of Victory

    Siege Trail Opening in Village of Victory

    Just 8 miles north of the Saratoga battlefields an incredible siege took place along Fish Creek. After several days of being surrounded and starving, British General John Burgoyne was forced into surrendering on October 17th, 1777, an act that ultimately convinced the French to recognize the United States of America and join them in their... Read More 

  • Guided Paddle on Round Lake

    Guided Paddle on Round Lake

    Participants will meet at 9:00 am at the preserve launch and can expect to spend a few hours paddling with the option to stick around after and explore the new preserve and view interpretive signage describing the land’s rich ecological values and cultural history. The 90-acre Round Lake Preserve encompasses critical environmental assets including both... Read More 

  • workshop on farmland conservation options

    workshop on farmland conservation options

    If so, join Saratoga PLAN and the Saratoga County Planning Department for a Workshop on Farmland Conservation Options. Participants will learn about conservation easements, funding programs for purchase of development rights, and the land conservation process. Multiple workshops are scheduled for 2016. Please join us to learn how land conservation fit into your plans for... Read More 

  • workshop on farmland conservation options

    workshop on farmland conservation options

    If so, join Saratoga PLAN and the Saratoga County Planning Department for a Workshop on Farmland Conservation Options. Participants will learn about conservation easements, funding programs for purchase of development rights, and the land conservation process. Multiple workshops are scheduled for 2016. Please join us to learn how land conservation fit into your plans for... Read More 

  • Workshop: Unravel the Mysteries of Farmland Conservation

    Workshop: Unravel the Mysteries of Farmland Conservation

    If so, join Saratoga PLAN and the Saratoga County Planning Department for a Workshop on Farmland Conservation Options. Participants will learn about conservation easements, funding programs for purchase of development rights, and the land conservation process. Multiple workshops are scheduled for 2016. Please join us to learn how land conservation fit into your plans for... Read More