The Forest Preserve, Snowmobile Trails, and the NY Constitution

with Adirondack historian, Phil Terrie and Protect the Adirondacks Executive Director,  Peter Bauer   Thursday, May 27, 2021 6:00 p.m.   This event was recorded and may be viewed here.   In a resounding victory for wilderness, the New York Court of Appeals recently issued a historic decision on the construction of snowmobile trails in… read-more The Forest Preserve, Snowmobile Trails, and the NY Constitution

Conversations Around Social Justice in the Adirondacks

A Zoom Webinar Series THE LIVED EXPERIENCE APRIL 15, 5:30 P.M. DR. ALICE GREEN and BRENDA VALENTINE Moderated by Prof. Becky Cortez Half a century of Adirondack lived experience: two Park residents reflect and share about systemic racism and structural oppression growing up and living in the Park, from the 1950s to today. The recording… read-more Conversations Around Social Justice in the Adirondacks

Parts But Little Known

Parts But Little Known: Maps of the Adirondacks from 1556 The maps in this exhibit graphically showed the increase in knowledge about the region and what was important to European military strategists, entrepreneurs, and tourists over the last 450 years. “La Nuova Francia”. Giovanni Battista Ramusio. Venice, 1556 The earliest maps, which date from 1556… read-more Parts But Little Known

The Winter Photography of John S. Apperson

  These images are made available through the generosity of the Apperson family, Apperson’s Associates, and Protect the Adirondacks. The people and policies of New York State were just beginning to define what an Adirondack Park would look like in the early 20th century. This exhibit of John S. Apperson’s winter photography highlighted his vision… read-more The Winter Photography of John S. Apperson

Anne LaBastille: Trailblazer and Hell Raiser

The Kelly Adirondack Center and UCALL present a virtual Zoom webinar:   Anne LaBastille: Trailblazer and Hell Raiser with Leslie Surprenant   February 18, 2021 7:00 p.m. A recording of this Zoom webinar is available here.     Explore the life and legacy of Adirondack “Woodswoman,” author, and internationally recognized conservationist, Anne LaBastille, PhD.  This… read-more Anne LaBastille: Trailblazer and Hell Raiser

About the Great Backyard Bird Count

Curious about the Great Backyard Bird Count?   Join us Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. for a small group Zoom discussion with John Loz, Southern Adirondack Audubon President and Chair of the Board of Audubon of New York State Council of Chapters.     Each February, birders and non-birders alike contribute to citizen… read-more About the Great Backyard Bird Count

Winter Recreation Webinar

  The Kelly Adirondack Center and UCALL present:   Winter Recreation: Stay Safe and Follow Leave No Trace Principles   with Michael Newell (’74) Thursday, January 7, 2021 7:00 p.m. Winter is here and its time to get outside to enjoy the snow and cold! Union alum Michael Newell ‘74 will present this ZOOM webinar covering winter… read-more Winter Recreation Webinar

Image: water flowing over the dam

Kelly Adirondack Center Newsletter

Although the Kelly Adirondack Center (KAC) and the Adirondack Research Library (ARL) remain closed during the pandemic, we have not been idle. The Fall Newsletter, below, shares details of our recent programs, acquisitions, and projects. In lieu of in-person activities, we are planning an exciting slate of virtual winter and spring events. Monitor the KAC… read-more Kelly Adirondack Center Newsletter

Summer Research Fellows’ Presentations

Kelly Adirondack Center Summer Research Fellows’ Online Presentations   Saturday, October 24 at 2:00 p.m.   The recording of this event is available through this link.     Jacob Abbot will demo his online StoryMap tool for navigating the history of dams in the Adirondacks. He uses entries from The Adirondack Chronology along with historic… read-more Summer Research Fellows’ Presentations