Sports & Recreation

Sports & Recreation 03.25.21

Find the Pot of Gold at Dyken Pond EEC

Grafton – Can you find our hidden pot of gold? To celebrate the coming of spring and St. Patrick’s Day the Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center has created a new geocache. It is a hidden pot of leprechaun gold available through the end of March! Geocaching is a scavenger hunt using a GPS unit to get to a hidden prize. You can learn more about geocaching and get all the tools you will need at There are many other GPS apps available as free downloads for phones. Download a GPS app, enter the coordinates of our treasure and find your way to the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Don’t see any rainbows? It is up to you to try to find all of the colors in a rainbow as you search for our hidden treasure. Please sign the log book when you find the “Pot of Gold” and take only one prize per participant. We also love seeing people share their adventures on social media! Happy spring! Look for the pot of gold at:  N 42°43.574’   W 073°25.750’

Invasion Under Our Feet: Invasive Species and How to Stop Them in Their Tracks — ZOOM EVENT

RENSSELAER COUNTY – Wednesday, March 31, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm. Learn more about invasive species in New York, one of the greatest threats to our ecosystems. Participants will learn how RLT is working to keep our local ecosystems protected and how you can help stop invasive species in their tracks! There will be a PowerPoint presentation followed by time for Q & A. This event will held via Zoom led by Mary Greagan, a Rensselaer Land Trust Board Member. In 2020, Mary was a volunteer invasive species consultant for Rensselaer Land Trust. She also serves as a Land Steward and Educator with Pine Hollow Arboretum. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Wildlife Management and just earned her Master’s in Biodiversity, Conservation, and Policy. Mary specializes in invasive species. She also focuses on education and advocacy and has served as an educator with organizations such as the Adirondack Mountain Club and Paul Smith’s College.

This program is sponsored be Rensselaer Land Trust and free of charge. To register go to

Glass Lake Men’s Golf League at Burden Lake Country Club

RENSSELAER COUNTY – Attention all golfers. The Glass Lake Men’s League at Burden Lake Country Club is looking for new members. Open to the public and members of Burden Lake Country Club. The league plays Tuesday nights from April 13th to September 14th, with tee times from 3:00-4:30pm. The league will also have two tournaments. The first being July 3rd at Schenectady Municipal Golf Course and the second at Burden Lake Country Club on September 18th. All skill levels are welcome. All current and new members are encouraged to attend our informational meeting at Burden Lake Country Club, on March 16th at 7pm in the restaurant. The bar will be open for service, but the restaurant will not. The first half dues are due on March 16th at the meeting. For more information on dues and how to become a member, contact Kean Toomey at

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