The future of WFRA is in the hands of its members. Join us for our annual meeting and elections on Nov 9th at 7 pm. at the Mannsville Search & Rescue Building. We'll be electing new officers & directors, talking about events, and enjoying some good wine & cheese while we discuss the future of WFRA. Join us for this important meeting.
Winona Event Dates
Sandy Creek School Scholastic XC Ski Race - Jan. 11, 2014
Winona Stone Wall 5K Snowshoe Race - Jan. 19,2014
Winona Forest Tourathon Annual XC Ski Race _Feb. 22, 2014
Winona Vintage Sled Show - March 1, 2014
Look for details coming soon here on the website and Facebook!!
Annual Workday & Cookout - Sunday, September 22,2013
8 am - 5 pm CCC Camp, Mannsville, NY
(for directions go to: www.winonaforest.com/directions.html)
Please join "Team Winona" for a great day of work & play. Meet members, officers and trail crew & enjoy the camaraderie. We have lots to do to get trails ready and equipment serviced for this winter season. Please give a few hours of your time so we can continue to offer the best trails on the hill!! Help make your trails the best that they can be.....then have lots of good fun & food at the cookout. If you are not a member you are still welcome to join us, meet us & enjoy the forest! RSVP Please ! Post a reply, contact Carol at 315-599-7181 or email email@example.com
We will meet at the CCC Camp on Rt 90, east of Rt 11 in Mannsville, NY. Here's the itinerary:
8 am - 8:15 am Sign Up at the groomer barn & get instructions. Mike Bellinger is your organizer! Keith McKittrick, Frank Caldwell, Matt Westerlund, Stephen Fitzgerald, and Ken Burd are your group leaders. Each group will be working on specific trails for their user group. Each group will have a leader.
8:30 am Work Groups will move out to assigned trails
Equipment needed: pruners, clippers, lopers, gloves, hand saws, sythes, sickel bars, gas powered weedwackers, gas powered pole saws, gas powered hedge trimmers (anything that can cut the blackberry bushes back), shovels, rakes, etc. Tractors, carts and other necessary equipment will be available. Make sure you identify your equipment.
Anyone certified to operate chainsaws please let us know when you email us to sign up
Snacks & drinks will be available to take out on the trails! Coffee & donuts in the morning. FREE "Team Winona" water bottle for everyone! Drawings for WFRA T-shirts at the cookout!
2– 5 pm WFRA Cookout The grill will be going as you all finish and wander in! Bring a small dish to pass !!! WFRA will provide burgers, dogs, BBQ chicken, rolls, drinks, paper products and condiments. Please let us know what you will bring to avoid duplication firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteers needed: someone to help the day before, man the grills & help setup! Sign up at volunteers@winona forest.com for “picnic help” Tables and coolers are needed. Bring your own chairs!
AFTER the day of work …
Enjoy the forest! Hike, bike, run or ride the trails but if you bring 4 wheelers they have to be parked outside DEC property and ridden on atv trails only. Any questions email@example.com
Please RSVP to this email if you will attend!
See you on the 22nd!!!
Winona Forest Recreation Association
The June 12th WFRA Board Meeting will be held at 6:30 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend. The agenda for the meeting will be our 2013-14 season budget.
Winona Tracks, our Spring Newsletter, has been published. Please take the time to read all about what is happening. There's lots of great news!
Workdays will be posted soon! Check here or on Facebook often and plan to help out this summer for great trails!
Have a great summer!!!
Although we have had the ever dreaded January thaw, the forecast is for colder temps and snow & we are still anticipating a great weekend of events! So, register now for the Try-It on the 26th at www.skireg.com and the Winona Stonewall Classic Snowshoe Race/ Walk on the 27th at www.active.com. Think Snow!
SNOW is here! Trails are awesome! You gotta come enjoy them.
Register for the TryIt now.......this will be a good race! Snowshoe race Jan27
Stop by the Nordic Empoprium for some hot food & drink after your day enjoyoing the trails. All is good in the forest!!! Jamie has membership forms so you can Join where you play!
Trails have been checked & cleared and main trails are being packed today! We will begin updating the trail conditions on the website asap
Want your sled voucher fast??? Join WFRA thru the NYSSA online link on the membership page and print your voucher immediately!!!
Check out the Fall Newsletter....LOTS of great things happening in Winona Forest!http://www.winonaforest.com/newsletter.html
SANDY CREEK NY --Local residents know the
holiday season is near when they see Troop/Pack 830 Scouts canvassing the
neighborhoods one day each November. This year the "Scouting for Food" community
service project is Saturday, November 17th....