Adult woman sits in kayak with younger child on Sutherland Pond, Ooms. Used for promotion for fish and float with Philmont at Summit Lake.

Programs with the Philmont Public Library

Join the Columbia Land Conservancy and the Philmont Public Library to fish, float, and explore streams

Splish, splash – it’s summertime! The Columbia Land Conservancy and the Philmont Public Library are excited to announce two shared programs – a Fish and Float event at Summit Lake June 29, and a Stream Explorers Program at High Falls July 3.

Event details:

Fish and Float

June 29

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Summit Lake

Lake View Drive

Philmont, NY

No prior fishing experience is required! Kayaks, fishing poles, and gear will be available to borrow for the afternoon. Please bring a water bottle, weather-appropriate clothing and footwear, and sunscreen.

Stream Explorers

July 3

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

High Falls

540 Roxbury Road

Hudson, NY

During this guided program, nature enthusiasts of all ages will investigate what is living in the stream. Nets, magnifying glasses, field guides, and other tools will be available to use. Please bring a water bottle and wear weather-appropriate clothing and footwear. Shoes and clothing that can get wet are recommended for this program!

Please email [email protected] or call 518.672.5010 to register.

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