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Adirondack Daily Enterprise: DEC offers advice on avoiding coyote conflicts

ESF research is included in an article sharing the NYS DEC's advice on co-existing with coyotes. 3/15/18 (3/20)

Adirondack Almanack: Lonesome No: Chad Dawson And His Boreas Ponds Vote

ESF Professor Emeritus Dr. Chad Dawson was the lone dissenting voice on a recent vote regarding management of the Boreas Ponds tract in the Adirondack Park. 2/16/18 (3/20)

Lake Placid News: DEC seeks public input about decades-old plan

ESF's Ranger School will host a public session on March 21 on updating the management plan for Cranberry Lake Wild Forest. 2/28/18 (3/12)

Dr. Myron Mitchell Appointed to EPA Advisory Committee

Dr. Myron Mitchell, a SUNY Distinguished Professor Emeritus at ESF, is a member of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Board of Scientific Counselors Air, Cllimate and Energy Subcommittee. Mitchell was asked by EPA Administrator E. Scott Pruitt to serve a three-year term through December 2020. (2/6)

Adirondack Explorer: Adirondack Park cross-country ski centers

ESF Newcomb's Adirondack Interpretive Center is included in a list of go-to Adirondacks locations for cross-country skiing. 1/2/18 (1/19)

Adirondack Almanack: Camp Santanoni Winter Open House Schedule

ESF Newcomb collaborates with the DEC, AARCH and the Town of Newcomb to host the Camp Santanoni Winter Weekends. 1/7/18 (1/12)

Governor Unveils Plan to Protect N.Y. Lakes from Harmful Algal Blooms

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo visited the ESF campus today to announce a $65 million, 4-point initiative to aggressively combat harmful algal blooms in Upstate New York. (12/21)

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ESF Adirondacks Calendar
Events for the AEC, NFI & AIC

April
29

Sunday

Leopold Bench Building Workshop 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb, NY | Events Calendar
Participants will build the iconic Leopold bench. This simple garden bench is a timeless classic and easy to construct. Registration includes materials and refreshments. Tools provided. The film "Green Fire: Aldo Leopold And A Land Ethic For Our Time" will ... Read More
Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000

Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for our Time 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb NY | Event Website
This film explores Leopold’s extraordinary career and his enduring influence on the modern conservation movement. (73 minutes)
Sponsor: Adirondack Park Institute | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


May
5

Saturday

Early Migrant Bird Walk I 8:30 am - 11:30 am | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb, NY | AIC Calendar of Events
Join us to look for our early arriving avian migrants. Depending on the road and trail conditions we will either travel over to the Huntington Wildlife Forest to walk along the Rich Lake Marsh or we will hike the trails at the AIC to see which resident and migrant ... Read More
Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000

Introduction to Fly Fishing 9:00 am - 3:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb, NY 12852 | AIC Events
At this one-day workshop, you will be introduced to the art and science of fly fishing. Instruction will focus on the basics of fly casting, gear, and technique. Licensed Fishing Guide Rick Kovacs will be your instructor for this event. No equipment or experiences ... Read More
Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 518582-2000


May
6

Sunday

Field Biologist 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb NY | Event Website
Spring/Winter Film Series - The story of a 22-year-old high school graduate from NJ who decides to drop everything and travel to Costa Rica to start doing his own conservation-oriented research on birds in the tropics. (92 minutes)
Sponsor: Adirondack Park Institute | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


May
12

Saturday

Early Migrant Bird Walk II 8:30 am - 11:30 am | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb, NY | Event Website
Join us to look for our early arriving avian migrants. Depending on the road and trail conditions we will either travel over to the Huntington Wildlife Forest to walk along the Rich Lake Marsh or we will hike the trails at the AIC to see which resident and migrant ... Read More
Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


May
20

Sunday

America's First Forest 1:30 am - 3:00 am | Adirondack Interpretive Center 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb NY | Event Website
Spring/Winter Film Series - The story of Carl Schenck, a German forester, manger of the forests at the Biltmore Estate and pioneer of the American conservation movement. (55 minutes)
Sponsor: Adirondack Park Institute and NY Society of American Foresters | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


May
26

Saturday

Spring Wildflower Walk with Peter O'Shea 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb, NY | Events Calendar
Join guest naturalist Peter O'Shea for a jaunt around the Adirondack Interpretive Center’s trails to look for spring and early summer wildflowers. Please call or email to register.
Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


July
21

Saturday

Annual Rubber Loon Race 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb, NY 12852 | AIC Events
Our Annual Rubber Loon Race will be on July 21st at 3:00 PM. Come and join the fun as we release our rubber loons to race down the outlet of Rich Lake. There are great prizes available to the top loon athletes. You can sponsor a loon for $10 and all proceeds ... Read More
Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 518582-2000