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The Adirondack Leadership Challenge
April 25-27 , 2014

For anyone involved in development of campus leaders

This unique workshop, sponsored by SUNY-ESF's Northern Forest Institute and the SUNY Leadership Institute, will be offered at SUNY-ESF's Newcomb Campus. This opportunity will include innovative activities and discussions that explore participants’ leadership skills and the essential role of their emotions in effectively applying these skills. For more information, click here.

3rd Annual Symposium of Interdisciplinary Scholarship in Land Use and Ethics
June 6-8, 2014

Hosted on the beautiful Huntington Wildlife Forest in Newcomb, this annual symposium highlights research and projects from a range of disciplines and professional fields. Topics include a variety of approaches to land use, the moral implications of these approaches, and their impacts on social and environmental justice.

Adirondack Residential Semester

A Semester of Immersion in the Adirondacks at ESF's Huntington Wildlife Forest

This suite of courses is appropriate for advanced undergraduate and graduate students interested in an interdisciplinary in-situ exploration of ecology, public policy, wildlife and resource management, recreation, conservation, leadership, and philosophy.

The Adirondack Residential Semester is open to students from ESF and any other state or private institution.

Programs
NFI

The Adirondack Leadership Challenge
April 25-27 , 2014

For anyone involved in development of campus leaders

This unique workshop, sponsored by SUNY-ESF's Northern Forest Institute and the SUNY Leadership Institute, will be offered at SUNY-ESF's Newcomb Campus. This opportunity will include innovative activities and discussions that explore participants’ leadership skills and the essential role of their emotions in effectively applying these skills. For more information, click here.

3rd Annual Symposium of Interdisciplinary Scholarship in Land Use and Ethics
June 6-8, 2014

Hosted on the beautiful Huntington Wildlife Forest in Newcomb, this annual symposium highlights research and projects from a range of disciplines and professional fields. Topics include a variety of approaches to land use, the moral implications of these approaches, and their impacts on social and environmental justice.

Adirondack Residential Semester

A Semester of Immersion in the Adirondacks at ESF's Huntington Wildlife Forest

This suite of courses is appropriate for advanced undergraduate and graduate students interested in an interdisciplinary in-situ exploration of ecology, public policy, wildlife and resource management, recreation, conservation, leadership, and philosophy.

The Adirondack Residential Semester is open to students from ESF and any other state or private institution.

ESF Adirondacks Calendar
Events for the Northern Forest Institute, Adirondack Ecological Center & Adirondack Interpretive Center

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

Monday, August 4, 2014

· Thesis Defense -- Danielle Kloster

11:30 am - 1:30 pm | 110 Moon Library
Characterizing Shrub Willow for Soil Erosion Modeling using RUSLE2 across a Chronosequence of Age Classes
Contact: Jane M. Verostek, 315470-6718

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


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