Tuesday, September 15, 2009

This looks like fun!

hope you'll join us for the Tour de St. Croix this Saturday! This is our 14th annual "conference on wheels" about land use and green space.
Join our fun and unique 26-mile bicycle ride to explore the beautiful St. Croix National Scenic Riverway.
WHAT: Tour de St. Croix, Sierra Club's 14th Annual Land Use Conference on Wheels
WHEN: Saturday, September 19, Registration at 9:15 a.m.; Ride begins at 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: Starts and ends at Oak Park Elementary School, 6355 Osman Ave. N., Stillwater, MN
REGISTRATION: $25 ($30 day of) includes snacks, lunch, mechanical and vehicle support, Map and marked route, expert guest speakers, Tour de St. Croix t-shirt, and end-of-ride entertainment. $15 ($20 day of) without a t-shirt.
Click here to register now and save $5!
Route highlights include a leisurely ride through Oak Park Heights, Bayport, Lakeland, Afton and Lake St. Croix Beach; view bison at the Belwin Conservancy; explore a conservation development; and enjoy local food, music and zero waste!
Hope to see you Saturday!
Joshua HoudekLand Use and Transportation OrganizerSierra Club North Star Chapter612-659-9124 x307
P.S. Help spread the word! Please forward this message to 5 of your bike-riding friends.

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Fall Colors Paddle and Hike

October 7, 2009 9:30 am- 3:00 p.m.Alternative Date: October 8, 2009 in case of bad weather. Anyone with a canoe and a partner (or a kayak) can join us. We will meet at the Osceola landing in the park under the Osceola bridge to unload canoes at 9:30 am and start out by 10:00. We will stop 3 times for snacks and hikes along the way. One hike is along the cliffs of the St Croix in a beautiful yellow Maple forest--you would think God put you into another land that is transformed by it golden beauty. We will end at the Log house Landing north of William O'Brien State Park. It's a leisurely fun day trip. We'll have a car parked at the Log house Landing to carry people back to Osceola to get their cars. Please call Suzanne at 651-426-1967 if you're interested in going.