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Programs & ActivitiesAdirondack Interpretive Center

Learn about the programs at the AIC and ESF's Newcomb Campus.

The AIC is your one-stop source for outstanding learning experiences in the central Adirondacks!

We offer some great opportunities to supplement your Adirondack experience:

  • Huntington Lecture Series
    Join us Thursday nights in July and August for presentations that range in topic from ecology to history to philosophy. (on hiatus for 2021)
  • Artist in Residence Program

    Designed to enrich the experiences of Adirondack Park residents and visitors and to demonstrate our commitment to conversations and programs that bridge science and the arts.

  • Mud Season Movies

    A free film series sponsored by the Adirondack Park Institute. Films are shown Saturdays in April at 1:30pm in the Multipurpose Room at the Interpretive Center.

AIC Events Calendar

All AIC events are supported by ESF’s Northern Forest Institute (NFI) unless otherwise noted.



Huntington Lecture Series - The Beauty and Diversity of Adirondack Birds

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY 12852 | AIC Events Calendar | This multimedia show features photography of many Adirondack bird species in varied habitats, accompanied by a peaceful music score. For over twenty-five years, Jeff Nadler has photographed birds, wildlife, and other nature subjects in the Adirondacks, the northeast ... Read More | Sponsor: Adirondack Park Institute | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 518582-2000


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Contact the AIC

5922 State Route 28N
Newcomb, NY 12852

NFI Outreach

Educational programming and nature-based outreach led by the Northern Forest Institute (NFI) includes, but is not limited to, public events at the AIC.

Visit NFI's website for more information on their programs, projects and initiatives, including:

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