Archive for May 6th, 2009

Author: Mike
• Wednesday, May 06th, 2009

If you are on the emial list, then you know some of what is happening, if you are not, send me a message and sign up! Right now we are Hiking on Tuesdays and biking on Thursdays and Sundays. The last few outings a lot of the pics are on Facebook. Add me if we are not friends yet! All my info is in the “about bikeski” page above.

Here is a partial sample of today’s email message …

Sat May 23 — Clean up Canaan Rd Party! Many of you already know Raylene and I bought the property across the street from us. We are getting a huge dumpster and we need help filling it! Details to follow, but here are the basics: Main clean-up starts at 2:00 pm and will go as long as folks have energy. Bring gloves! Music in the evening would be great! DIRECTIONS http://www.ludgatefarms.com/tocanaan.htm

Waterfront Trail - Important meeting tonight. See http://canaaninstitute.org/bikeski/viewtopic.php?p=1333#1333 and or comments here http://canaaninstitute.org/bikeskiblog/?p=924#comment-635

There’s a 1 page write-up about Ithaca on page 22 of the June issue of Bicycling Magazine.

Our group: Come join us!  Bike ride trails Thursday May 7th 6:30 pm. Sunday Bike ride trails 11:00 am. Hike Tuesday May 12th 6:30 pm.
May 09 Ithaca Athletic Gear Swap Meeting - Sat, 5/9 (1-5pm, Cass Park Pavilion, Ithaca) DETAILS http://canaaninstitute.org/bikeski/viewtopic.php?p=1336#1336

Gas Drilling: 19 cattle found dead near a hydraulic fracturing gas drilling rig … http://www.shreveporttimes.com/article/20090429/NEWS01/904290368/1060

Who are the guys in camo? Spring Turkey hunting season May 1st to May 31st — DETAILS http://canaaninstitute.org/bikeskiblog/?p=929

Cell Towers - Recent News article here http://canaaninstitute.org/bikeski/viewtopic.php?p=1318#1318 EDITOR’S NOTE: What we are seeing is the tele-comm companies taking advantage of this public utility status. Instead of providing service in rural areas like the public utility status law originally intended, the tele-comm company’s are going for hi-profit neighborhoods with lots of potential voice and data customers like Ithaca Northeast

The Shindagin Hollow Association of Trailbuilders has regular trail work sessions — DETAILS!! http://canaaninstitute.org/bikeski/viewtopic.php?p=1322#1322

Local Phoebe Study asks for YOUR help in locating nests! http://canaaninstitute.org/bikeski/viewtopic.php?p=1313#1313

Marilyn is starting a new series of hikes on Thursday’s — she is calling the “hill hikes”. Info about the first hike is here http://canaaninstitute.org/bikeski/viewtopic.php?p=1310#1310

Brenda is leading women’s mt biking rides Tuesdays this started May 5th DETAILS http://canaaninstitute.org/bikeski/viewtopic.php?p=1330#1330

Meeting May 6th! Cayuga Waterfront Trail NEWS There is a key meeting and vote coming up on Wednesday May 6 at 7 pm regarding the Cayuga Waterfront Trail, and it’s very important for supporters of the trail to attend the meeting.  The meeting will take place at the City Hall in Ithaca, Common Council Chambers,  108 E. Green St. (across from the library).

The Cortland County SPCA “Paws to Taste” fundraiser May 30 http://canaaninstitute.org/bikeski/viewtopic.php?p=1319#1319

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