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Urban Action 6/12

This week's calls to action include the following events and activities. (All are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.)

Greenway planning meetings

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation will hold a series of public meetings on creating a management plan for the Genesee Valley Greenway. The 90-mile greenway runs through Monroe, Livingston, Wyoming, Allegany, and Cattaraugus counties. The meetings will be held at Crossroads Conference Center, 6087 NYS Route 19 North in Belmont on Tuesday, June 18; the Mt. Morris Dam Visitor Center, 6103 Visitor Center Road in Mt. Morris on Wednesday, June 19; and at the Wheatland Senior Center, 22 Main Street in Scottsville on Thursday, June 20. Workshops concerning the project will begin at 6 p.m. and the meetings will begin at 7 p.m. in all locations.

Nature hikes

Thousand Acre Swamp Sanctuary will hold public nature hikes at 9 p.m. on Friday, June 14, and at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 22. Thousand Acre Swamp is part of the Central and Western New York Chapter of the Nature Conservancy, and the hikes are offered as a public service. The hikes begin in the parking lot at 1581 Jackson Road between Atlantic Avenue and Plank Road in Penfield. Information: 773-8911.

GTC board meeting

The Genesee Transportation Council, the Metropolitan Planning Organization for the Genesee-Finger Lakes Region, will hold its board meeting at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 20, at the Radisson Hotel, 175 Jefferson Road. Information: 232-6240.