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Nov/ Dec 2019 programs

LI Sierra Club presents – Fall programs 2019 (Nov. & Dec.)


Held at: Copiague Memorial Public Library (lobby auditorium), 50 Deauville Blvd.


*free to members and public, * free refreshments*, *vegan/organic, *suitable for kids of all ages*


Saturday, November 16, 2019, 1:00pm – The World Wide Web: Spiders by Tamson Yeh, Pest Management/Turf Specialist, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County

Learn about the biology and habits of spiders including local spiders, which ones can cause issues with humans, which ones are of greatest benefit, cool mythology and fascinating spider facts, their habits and their webs and lots more.  Bring your spiders and spider pictures along for ID on the spot if you like!



Thursday, December 12, 2019, 6:30pm – Wes Triani, Adirondack Canoe Trek and Tread Lightly


Wes Triani is an environmentalist and outdoors enthusiast who shared experiences at our September meeting about Aldo Leopold the man and the book most responsible for modern day conservation. Now join him on a weeklong Canoe trek through the Adirondacks. Learn what gear and preparation is needed to successfully accomplish an adventure like this.


Wes has completed 17 of these canoe treks all while practicing the Principles of Leave No Trace.  You’re going to wish you were there!


When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.”, Aldo Leopold, legendary conservationist and creator of The Land

Ethic (https://www.aldoleopold.org/)



Directions:

From East: Montauk Hwy. (27A) half mile west of Great Neck Rd., Copiague.  Right (north) on Deauville Blvd., library on right, next to elementary school.


From West: Montauk Hwy. (27A) one mile east of Rte. 110/Broadway, Amityville. Left (north) on Deauville Blvd., library on right, next to elementary school.

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