Calling all Alpine Stewards—Northeastern Alpine Stewardship Gathering! The 2009 Northeastern Alpine Stewardship Gathering will be held Friday, May 29th and Saturday, May 30th at the Crowne Plaza Resort in Lake Placid, NY. This event is being hosted by the Adirondack High Peaks Summit Steward Program, a partnership of the Adirondack Mountain Club, the Adirondack Chapter of the Nature Conservancy, and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Information about the Gathering and an agenda may be found here: http://www.adk.org/trails/NEASG.aspx. You’ll also see that there is a special pre-Gathering reception and evening presentation by photographer Carl Heilman on Thursday, May 28th to welcome everyone travelling from afar.
Friday evening’s presentation will be by noted author and educator Bill McKibben. ***Please note that to take advantage of the special Gathering room rate at the Crowne Plaza, reservations must be made before April 28th***
Conference Fee: · The $40 conference fee includes Thursday mixer, snacks, Friday lunch, Friday dinner, and Saturday bag lunch. Lodging Options: People are responsible for their own lodging · Lodging is available at the Crowne Plaza Resort at a reduced conference rate of $89/ standard room (2 double beds, 2 queen beds, 1 king bed, Hotel’s choice). To reserve please call 1-800-874-1980 or 518-523-2556 and identify yourself as attending the Adirondack Mountain Club meeting to obtain the group rate. www.lakeplacidcp.com Rooms will be held at the reduced rate until April 28th. · Camping and lodging are available at the Adirondak Loj, located six miles south of the village of Lake Placid. (Private rooms available, Bunkrooms - $42/ person includes breakfast, Lean To - $17, Campsite - $13). For reservations, call 518-523-3441. www.adk.org
Posters: Space for research posters and other table displays will be available and encouraged. Please contact Julia Goren (518) 523-3480 x 18 or email@example.com if you wish to exhibit.