Letter from the President

Hi Shorewalkers,

Spring is here; let’s explore the waterfronts in and around our wonderful metropolis.

LEAD A HIKE- Check the hike schedule on our website. If you would like to try to lead a hike, please feel free to suggest it to Emi Iwadia or Nick DiNapoli or myself. We’re always looking for new hike leaders and new hikes.   Please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

NOMINATE SOMEONE- Shorewalkers is seeking candidates for president, directors, and other offices. Please submit your nomination by September 1st 2015. All nominees must be Shorewalker members. Each individual must be nominated by another member. Please get the consent of the person you nominate; provide contact information and a few sentences of background information and give your name and contact information.  Send your hike request and nominations to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

GREAT SAUNTER RACK CARDS- Shorewalkers has created a beautiful rack card for The Great Saunter, enclosed. These will be available to all participants of The Great Saunter 2015. If you would like to distribute some, contact Laura Burton at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

MAKE THE BATT TO BEAR TRAIL A NATIONAL TRAIL- Do you live in New York, Bergen, Rockland, or Orange County?

In an attempt to create a trail along the Hudson River, Shorewalkers developed the 56 mile Battery to Bear Mountain trail. The Batt to Bear trail starts at the south end of Manhattan in Battery Park and goes north along the Hudson, over the George Washington Bridge, to Bergen County. Then it proceeds along the Hudson shore into Rockland County and finally ends up at Bear Mountain in Orange County. This beautiful and scenic walkway passes through dozens of parks and historic landmarks.

To designate the Batt to Bear trail as a national trail we need our representatives to ask the National Park Service to do a study. Shorewalkers and friends who live in New York, Orange, Rockland, and Bergen counties can help by writing their congressman and asking them to have a study done.

For more information, check our website www.shorewalkers.org You’ll find more details and a four-color map of the trail.

Write your congressmen and walk the Batt to Bear trail yourself!

THANKS TO ALL hike leaders, directors, volunteers and donors for your continuing interest and support.  Thanks to Con Edison for its continuing support, as well as other past, present and future donors and supporters, such as Fraunces Tavern, and the Durst Organization. Thanks to the Hudson River Improvement Fund and the Hudson River Foundation for their support for the beautiful Great Saunter rack cards.

 Cheers,

 

Cy  A Adler President pro-tem

 

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