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Events for the AEC, NFI & AIC

Saturday, July 26, 2014

· The Art of Expressive Drawing with artist Frances Gaffney

10:00 am - 3:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | More AIC Events!
There is only one way to draw—yours. This drawing workshop is led by skilled teaching artist and AIC's Artist-in-Residence Frances Gaffney. Participants explore artists' processes, build professional drawing tools and techniques and explore new ways of seeing. ... Read More
Sponsor: Northern Forest Institute | Contact: Kristin Pasquino, 518-582-2000

Sunday, July 27, 2014

· Art Along the Trails

Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | More AIC Events!
Artist-in-Residence Frances Gaffney will be drawing and painting out along the trails today! Stop by to chat, exchange tips and techniques and observe Frances as she works.
Sponsor: Northern Forest Institute | Contact: Kristin Pasquino, 518-582-2000

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

· All About Black Bears

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | More AIC Events!
Join Maggie, Wildlife Conservation Society's Bear Steward, to learn about black bear habits, debunk myths, and what to do if you encounter one in the wild or in your own backyard!
Sponsor: Northern Forest Institute | Contact: Kristin Pasquino, 518-582-2000

Thursday, July 31, 2014

· Huntington Lecture Series "Greenhouse Gases Dynamics in Forest Streams and Soils, and the Role of Forests at Regulating Climate"

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | Full Schedule
For over 40 years, this public lecture series has been showcasing the latest science and research in the Adirondacks. This week's topic: "Greenhouse Gases Dynamics in Forest Streams and Soils, and the Role of Forests at Regulating Climate" presented by Dr. Philippe ... Read More
Sponsor: Northern Forest Institute | Contact: Kristin Pasquino, 518-582-2000

Saturday, August 2, 2014

· Adirondack Logging - A Guided Canoe Paddle

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | More AIC Events!
Join us for a canoe paddle on Rich Lake and learn about the fascinating industry of logging! An industry dating back to the 1700s, logging has extensively shaped the work force, forests, and history of the Adirondacks. Call 518-582-2000 or email aic@esf.edu ... Read More
Sponsor: Northern Forest Institute | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 518-582-2000

Sunday, August 3, 2014

· Art Along the Trails

Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | More AIC Events!
Artist-in-Residence Frances Gaffney will be drawing and painting out along the trails today! Stop by to chat, exchange tips and techniques and observe Frances as she works.
Sponsor: Northern Forest Institute | Contact: Kristin Pasquino, 518-582-2000

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

· All About Black Bears

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | More AIC Events!
Join Maggie, Wildlife Conservation Society's Bear Steward, to learn about black bear habits, debunk myths, and what to do if you encounter one in the wild or in your own backyard!
Sponsor: Northern Forest Institute | Contact: Kristin Pasquino, 518-582-2000

Thursday, August 7, 2014

· Huntington Lecture Series "Tiger Beetles and Leopard Frogs: Rare Animals and the New York Natural Heritage Program"

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | Full Schedule
For over 40 years, this public lecture series has been showcasing the latest science and research in the Adirondacks. This week's topic: "Tiger Beetles and Leopard Frogs: Rare Animals and the New York Natural Heritage Program" presented by Dr. Matthew Schlesinger, ... Read More
Sponsor: Northern Forest Institute | Contact: Kristin Pasquino, 518-582-2000

Saturday, August 9, 2014

· Northern New York Audubon's Bird Walk

9:00 am - 11:00 am | Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | More AIC Events!
Join us for a beautiful 2-3 mile walk in the privately owned Huntington Wildlife Forest. We will be traveling along a level dirt road that visits a lovely marsh, a small pond and includes both conifer and hardwood habitats. Call 518-582-2000 or email aic@esf.edu ... Read More
Sponsor: Northern Forest Institute | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 518-582-2000

· Mid-Summer Walk with Peter O'Shea

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | More AIC Events!
Favorite guest naturalist Peter O'Shea joins us for a guided nature walk searching for fruiting plants, singing birds, and other signs of summer along the trails. Call 518-582-2000 or email aic@esf.edu to register.
Sponsor: Northern Forest Institute | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 518-582-2000

Sunday, August 10, 2014

· Art Along the Trails

Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | More AIC Events!
Artist-in-Residence Frances Gaffney will be drawing and painting out along the trails today! Stop by to chat, exchange tips and techniques and observe Frances as she works.
Sponsor: Northern Forest Institute | Contact: Kristin Pasquino, 518-582-2000

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

· All About Black Bears

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | More AIC Events!
Join Maggie, Wildlife Conservation Society's Bear Steward, to learn about black bear habits, debunk myths, and what to do if you encounter one in the wild or in your own backyard!
Sponsor: Northern Forest Institute | Contact: Kristin Pasquino, 518-582-2000

Thursday, August 14, 2014

· Huntington Lecture Series "Rusty Blackbirds: The "Boreal Oriole" in Deep Trouble"

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | Full Schedule
For over 40 years, this public lecture series has been showcasing the latest science and research in the Adirondacks. This week's topic: "Rusty Blackbirds: The "Boreal Oriole" in Deep Trouble" presented by Shannon Buckley, Syracuse University.
Sponsor: Northern Forest Institute | Contact: Kristin Pasquino, 518-582-2000

Friday, August 15, 2014

· Mushroom Walk with Susan Hopkins

10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | More AIC Events!
With the guidance of mushroom expert Susan Hopkins, head out for a mushroom hunt along the trails! The walk will be followed by an exploration and discussion of the specimens found and collected during the walk. Bring a lunch. Call 518-582-2000 or email aic@esf.edu ... Read More
Sponsor: Northern Forest Institute | Contact: Kristin Pasquino, 518-582-2000

Saturday, August 16, 2014

· Symposium: Toward A More Diverse Adirondacks

8:00 am - 5:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | Schedule, Registration and More Info
This symposium will explore diversity and the Adirondacks through the multiple perspectives of history, the present and the future in order to recognize and better understand it, to discuss strategies for reducing the diversity gap and finally to forge a regional ... Read More
Sponsor: SUNY-ESF, Adk Council, Adk Almanack, Adk Foundation, Adk Futures, Common Ground Alliance, and others | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 518-582-2000

Sunday, August 17, 2014

· Art Along the Trails

Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | More AIC Events!
Artist-in-Residence Frances Gaffney will be drawing and painting out along the trails today! Stop by to chat, exchange tips and techniques and observe Frances as she works.
Sponsor: Northern Forest Institute | Contact: Kristin Pasquino, 518-582-2000

· The Sun: Earth's Essential Star

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | More AIC Events!
Did you know there are telescopes in space that are looking at the Sun 24 hours a day? Led by amateur astronomer Bob Fisher, learn what these telescopes have found and what it means for us on Earth. Weather permitting, participants will go outside to safely ... Read More
Sponsor: Northern Forest Institute | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 518-582-2000

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

· Managing White Pine in the Adirondacks - A workshop for foresters, loggers and landowners

8:00 am - 4:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY
In this workshop, participants will explore options for managing planted or natural white pine stands based on recent research by natural resource scientists. Presenters include Dr. Rene Germain and Dr. Chistopher Nowak, both professors at SUNY-ESF; and Stacy ... Read More
Contact: Kristin Pasquino, 518-582-2000

Saturday, August 23, 2014

· Our Magnificent Milky Way

8:00 pm - 9:30 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | More AIC Events!
The Milky Way is the destination for the evening! Local amateur astronomer Bob Fisher will lead participants on a tour through the summer sky both indoors and outdoors (weather permitting). Stargazers of all ages are welcome. Call 518-582-2000 or email aic@esf.edu ... Read More
Sponsor: Northern Forest Institute | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 518-582-2000

Sunday, August 24, 2014

· Art Along the Trails

Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | More AIC Events!
Artist-in-Residence Frances Gaffney will be drawing and painting out along the trails today! Stop by to chat, exchange tips and techniques and observe Frances as she works.
Sponsor: Northern Forest Institute | Contact: Kristin Pasquino, 518-582-2000

Friday, August 29, 2014

· Mushroom Walk with Susan Hopkins

10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | More AIC Events!
With the guidance of mushroom expert Susan Hopkins, head out for a mushroom hunt along the trails! The walk will be followed by an exploration and discussion of the specimens found and collected during the walk. Bring a lunch. Call 518-582-2000 or email aic@esf.edu ... Read More
Sponsor: Northern Forest Institute | Contact: Kristin Pasquino, 518-582-2000

Saturday, August 30, 2014

· Watercolor Workshop with artist Frances Gaffney

10:00 am - 3:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | More AIC Events!
Award winning painter and AIC's Artist-in-Residence, Frances Gaffney will demonstrate her approach, materials, and equipment. Frances will choose a scene to paint and participants will gather around and paint along with her in a step-by-step method. By observing ... Read More
Sponsor: Northern Forest Institute | Contact: Kristin Pasquino, 518-582-2000

Sunday, August 31, 2014

· Art Along the Trails

Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | More AIC Events!
Artist-in-Residence Frances Gaffney will be drawing and painting out along the trails today! Stop by to chat, exchange tips and techniques and observe Frances as she works.
Sponsor: Northern Forest Institute | Contact: Kristin Pasquino, 518-582-2000

Friday, September 12, 2014

· Adirondack Fly Fishing Retreat

Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | ONGOING —continues through Sunday, September 14, 2014 | More AIC Events!
Geared toward beginning fly fishers, this workshop will not only focus on the art of fly casting and fly fishing, but also on the natural science of fly fishing. Led by licensed fly fishing guides with backgrounds in environmental science, the workshop will ... Read More
Sponsor: Northern Forest Institute | Contact: Kristin Pasquino, 518-582-2000

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

· Mushroom Walk with Susan Hopkins

10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | More AIC Events!
With the guidance of mushroom expert Susan Hopkins, head out for a mushroom hunt along the trails! The walk will be followed by an exploration and discussion of the specimens found and collected during the walk. Bring a lunch. Call 518-582-2000 or email aic@esf.edu ... Read More
Sponsor: Northern Forest Institute | Contact: Kristin Pasquino, 518-582-2000

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

· The Honorable Harvest: Indigenous Knowledge and Conservation

7:30 pm - 12:00 am | Gateway Center
In 2014, we commemorate the 100th anniversary of the extinction of the passenger pigeon, as EFB Professor Robin Wall Kimmerer shares insights from indigenous environmental ethics on species conservation. Dr. Kimmerer is the Director of the ESF Center for Native ... Read More
Sponsor: Dale L. Travis Public Lecture Series | Contact: Catherine Landis

Saturday, September 27, 2014

· Mushroom Walk with Susan Hopkins

10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY | More AIC Events!
With the guidance of mushroom expert Susan Hopkins, head out for a mushroom hunt along the trails! The walk will be followed by an exploration and discussion of the specimens found and collected during the walk. Bring a lunch. Call 518-582-2000 or email aic@esf.edu ... Read More
Sponsor: Northern Forest Institute | Contact: Kristin Pasquino, 518-582-2000

News & Events

AEC News

DEC opens new Adirondack wilderness camping sites on previously private area

(The Adirondack Interpretive Center will manage permits for the newly-opened Essex Chain Lakes camping sites. 7/11/14) (7/14)

North Country Public Radio covers ATBI Bioblitz at Newcomb Campus

(Professional biologists and visitors will work together to catalog Adirondacks wildlife on Sunday at Newcomb Campus during the ATBI Bioblitz. Click to listen to the story. 6/24/14) (6/25)

AIC Introduces Artist-in-Residence Program

Artist Frances Gaffney, who frequently uses the Adirondacks as a backdrop and source of inspiration, is the first artist in residence at the Adirondack Interpretive Center (AIC), the site of public outreach at the Newcomb Campus. (6/10)

ESF Professor Receives Achievement Award

Dr. Myron Mitchell, a Distinguished Professor in ESF's Department of Environmental and Forest Biology, received the Adirondack Research Consortium's (ARC) Adirondack Achievement Award. (6/10)

Scientists Announce Top 10 New Species for 2014

A carnivorous mammal, a 12-meter-tall tree and a sea anemone that lives under an Antarctic glacier are among the species identified by the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry's International Institute for Species Exploration as the top 10 species discovered last year. An international committee of taxonomists and related experts selected the top 10 from among the approximately 18,000 new species named during the previous year. (5/21)

SUNY-ESF Employees Honored

A number of employees of the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) were honored for their contributions to academics, the campus community and service to the State University of New York. (5/8)

Loons and Logs Celebration Set for Newcomb

Hundreds of rubber loons, the first and only ones in the world, will return this month for the third annual Loons and Logs event at the Adirondack Interpretive Center (AIC). (4/30)

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