Call for 2014 Catskills Lark in the Park Event Leaders!

larkintheparkWe are celebrating the 11th Anniversary of the Catskills Lark in the Park, and we hope you will be a part of it

Hiking, paddling, mountain biking or road cycling, backpacking, fishing, natural history walks, birding, , writing or photography workshops, lectures, educational events, and all types of outdoor activities are on the schedule for Catskills Lark in the Park 2014 and we need you to be a part of it!

The New York – New Jersey Trail Conference, the Catskill Mountain Club, the Catskill Center for Conservation and Development, and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation ask you to help make this year’s Lark in the Park an extraordinary 10 days by volunteering to organize an event.

The Catskills Lark in the Park 2014 begins on Saturday, October 4, and runs through Monday, October 13. Weekend events fill up quickly but weekday events see good participation too. To submit an event you would like to organize, please just return the Event Proposal Form.

Each year there are dozens of volunteers working hard to plan Lark in the Park 2014: we are reaching out to newspapers, radio, and local television; we will distribute over 2,000 printed brochures; and the Catskills Lark in the Park website is all set, waiting to fill up with great outdoor activities.

To have your event listed on the printed schedule, the deadline is Friday, September 5.

If you would like to organize an event for Lark in the Park, just fill out the 2014 Lark in the Park Event Proposal Form (PDF), save it, and attach it to an email to  Or you can print it and send it from the post office: New York-New Jersey Trail Conference, Attn: Jeff Senterman, PO Box 343, Tannersville, NY 12485.  If you have any questions please contact me via e-mail, or call 518-628-4243.

Thanks to you, Catskills Lark in the Park is one of the largest coordinated outdoor events in the Catskills. We look forward to your help in getting everyone outdoors to enjoy the Catskills.

If you have questions or need additonal information, please contact the Trail Conference’s Catskills Regional Office at 518-628-4243 or at

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