First Saturdays on the Trail

Tree in winter

Woods Walk with Vern Rist

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Enjoy a morning of exploring the natural history and ecology of the newly opened Israel Wittman Sanctuary with Vern Rist, PhD, plant pathology and beloved plant and forestry consultant. The Israel Wittman Sanctuary opened in October and contains a gently-graded two mile loop trail through the woods.

This “First Saturdays on the Trail” event is sponsored by Woodstock Land Conservancy. The hike is capped at 20 people. Please RSVP to Kate Berdan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Parking is limited; please meet at the Woodstock Music Lab (1700 Sawkill Rd, Kingston) at 9:30 a.m. for carpooling. Given it is hunting season please wear bright colors, and also use tick protection and comfortable hiking gear for the moderate grade terrain. In the case of heavy rain or bad weather, this event will be cancelled.