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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.
  • 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.

AIC Events Calendar

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



Lecture - Rural Indigenousness: A History of Iroquoian and Algonquian Peoples of the Adirondacks

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb NY | Event Website | Dr. Melissa Otis has recently completed a comprehensive study that examines the indigenous people of this area and their relationship with the Adirondacks, both as a landscape and as a culture. Dr. Otis-Dixon will present on the dilemma that indigenous populations ... Read More | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center/Adirondack Park Institute | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000



Early Fall Woods Walk with Peter O'Shea

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm | 5922 State Route 28N | AIC events | Join guest naturalist Peter O'Shea for an easy walk on the trails of the AIC. Peter will talk about some of the late wildflowers that can be found, the fruits and nuts of a variety of plants and whatever other natural objects he finds along the trails. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


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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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