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ESF Adirondacks Calendar

Events for the AEC, NFI & AIC

February
24

Saturday

Winter Wandering with Peter O'Shea 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb, NY 12852 | Event Website
Join guest naturalist Peter O'Shea for a guided snowshoe walk on the AIC trails. Peter will help you learn to identify animal tracks and speak to the natural history of the region.
Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 518582-2000


February
25

Sunday

The Mountains Will Wait For You 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb NY | AIC Calendar of Events
Spring/Winter Film Series - The story of Grace Hudowalski, the 1st woman to become an Adirondack 46er. (44 minutes
Sponsor: Adirondack Park Institute | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


March
3

Saturday

Full Moon Snowshoe 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb, NY | AIC Calendar of Events
Explore the AIC trails by the light of the full moon. ESF staff will lead an interactive snowshoe hike highlighting the unique adaptations of nocturnal animals. If we’re lucky, we might even hear an owl. Snowshoes and headlamps will be provided. We will enjoy ... Read More
Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


March
10

Saturday

Seed Exchange 11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb, NY | AIC Calendar of Events
Have too many carrot seeds but not enough beans or peas? Whether you have seeds or not, join interested gardeners to share gardening tips and ideas. If possible, include some information on your seeds: height, special needs and other noteworthy facts. Hosted ... Read More
Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


March
18

Sunday

Seed: The Untold Story 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb NY | Event Website
Spring/Winter Film Series - In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. This film follows the passionate seed keepers trying to protect our 12,000 year-old food legacy.  (94 minutes)
Sponsor: Adirondack Park Institute | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


March
21

Wednesday

Big Fish in the Balance: Research and Conservation in a Changing Environment 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm | Gateway Center | Event Website
Join us for a lecture by Dr. John Farrell about how the establishment of a biological field station on an island in the St. Lawrence River helps meet the complex challenges presented by environmental change and resource management. Dr. Farrell is a professor ... Read More
Sponsor: Dale L. Travis Lecture Series | Contact: Lauren Gibbs


March
24

Saturday

Paint with Me Workshop 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb, NY | calendar of events
In this guided painting workshop with Jackie LaCourse, you will create an 11” x 14” acrylic painting on canvas of a lovely Adirondack scene. Materials are provided and all experience levels are welcome. Registration Fee $30. (Register by March 17th)
Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 518-582-2000


March
25

Sunday

Queen of the Sun: What the Bees are Telling Us 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb NY | Event Website
Spring/Winter Film Series - This award winning film will tell the tale of the catastrophic decline of bees and the dramatic story of the beekeepers, scientists and philosophers who try to understand why. (82 minutes)
Sponsor: Adirondack Park Institute | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


April
15

Sunday

America's First Forest 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm | 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


April
29

Sunday

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


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