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ESF Adirondacks CalendarEvents relevant to ESF's northern properties

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General ESF Adirondacks EventsSome events take place in Syracuse

April
20

Saturday

Adult Needle Felting Workshop

9:30 am - 12:30 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb NY | AIC Events | Participants will enjoy this hands-on needle felting workshop with Ruth Olbert. You will be creating a lovely felted beehive mobile that will hang from its own small branch and include the hive and its buzzing, busy bees. Perfect for a gift or to adorn your ... Read More | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 518582-2000


April
25

Thursday

Earth Week eventThe Dirty Life Project - Featured Speakers: Kristin and Mark Kimball

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm | Gateway Center | Join author and farmers Kristin and Mark Kimball for an hour presentation exploring their path to Essex Farm and their organic, full diet CSA. Essex Farm is in the Champlain Valley, along the eastern border of the Adirondacks and along Lake Champlain. The ... Read More | Sponsor: The Dirty Life Project partners | Contact: Paul B. Hai, 5185824551

Earth Week eventThe Dirty Life Project - Farm-to-table reception

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm | Gateway Center | Join us between the Kimballls' presentation and our Alumni Panel for a farm-to-table reception catered by Scratch Farmhouse Catering. The reception will feature a wide range of locally sourced and produced foods, and will include comments from owner and Chef ... Read More | Sponsor: The Dirty Life Project partners | Contact: Paul B. Hai, 5185824551

Earth Week eventThe Dirty Life Project - Alumni in Agriculture Panel Discussion

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm | Gateway Center | Join our panel discussion with four ESF graduates currently working in agriculture careers. Each has a unique pathway to their current positions, and each is working in a different facet of farming and the new agricultural movement. The panel will field questions ... Read More | Sponsor: The Dirty Life Project partners | Contact: Paul B. Hai, 518.582.4551


May
1

Wednesday

Forest Adaptation Listening Sessions

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Gateway Center | Event Website | Natural resource professionals need scientifically credible, relevant, and timely information on climate change, its effects on ecosystems, and potential management options in order to effectively respond to climate change. The Northern Institute of Applied ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF & NY Society of American Foresters | Contact: Colin Beier, 315-470-6578


May
4

Saturday

Introduction to Fly Fishing

9:00 am - 3:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb, NY 12852 | Event Website | 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

Early Migrant Bird Walk I

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb, NY 12852 | Event Website | Join us to look for our early arriving avian migrants. We will either travel walk along the Rich Lake Marsh or hike the trails at the AIC to see which resident and migrant birds are in the area. Both walks are easy rambles and great for beginning birders. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 518582-2000

Salamander Saturday

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb NY | AIC events | Come for an evening exploration focused on salamanders and other amphibians. Depending on the weather, we might visit a vernal pool to look for salamander and frog eggs, or check some of our artificial cover objects (aka - bricks in the woods) looking for the ... Read More | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


May
9

Thursday

EFB Adaptive Peaks Seminar - Gene Likens - Univ of Connecticut

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | 5 Illick | Adaptive Peaks Seminar Series theme is: "Effecting Change from Local to Global Scales" | Sponsor: Dept. of Environmental & Forest Biology | Contact: Sandy Polimino, x6760


May
11

Saturday

Early Migrant Bird Walk II

10:00 am - 12:30 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb, NY 12852 | Event Website | Join us to look for our early arriving avian migrants. We will either travel walk along the Rich Lake Marsh or hike the trails at the AIC to see which resident and migrant birds are in the area. Both walks are easy rambles and great for beginning birders. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 518582-2000


May
25

Saturday

Spring Wildflower Walk

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb, NY 12852 | Event Website | Guest Naturalist Peter O’Shea will take you on the AIC trails to look for some of the beautiful blooms of spring. Trout lily, Two-leaved Toothwort, Trillium and Canada Mayflower are just a few of the species you can expect to see and learn to identify.  | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 518582-2000


July
11

Thursday

Lecture - Unveiling the Secret Lives of Nesting Adirondack Loons

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb NY | AIC events | Dr. Nina Schoch of the Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation will discuss the results of her most recent research on the iconic Adirondack species, the common loon. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center/Adirondack Park Institute | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


July
18

Thursday

Lecture - The Quest for a Heritage Lake

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb NY | AIC events | Dr. Curt Stage of Paul Smiths College will present on his quest to locate pristine lakes in the Adirondacks. Wolf Lake, a water body located on the ESF Newcomb Campus, features prominently in his presentation. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000