Harnessing Nature: Building the Great Sacandaga

with filmmakers Lauren Roberts and Jason Kemper   January 30, 2019 Film at 5:30 p.m. Refreshments from 5:00 p.m. at the Kelly Adirondack Center This event is free and open to the public.   Nestled in the southern foothills of the majestic Adirondack Mountains is the Great Sacandaga Lake, the largest man-made body of water… read-more Harnessing Nature: Building the Great Sacandaga

150th Anniversary of Adventures in the Wilderness; or, Camp-Life in the Adirondacks

We’re celebrating the 150th anniversary of   Adventures in the Wilderness; or, Camp-Life in the Adirondacks   with an exhibit and lecture by Murray’s great great grandson and Union alum Randall Beach   Exhibit opening, lecture, and Murray’s Fools Distilling Co. tasting January 31, 2019 7:00 p.m. at the Kelly Adirondack Center   This event… read-more 150th Anniversary of Adventures in the Wilderness; or, Camp-Life in the Adirondacks

Hell and High Water: New York’s Response to the Challenge of Climate Change

Mark Lowery New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Policy Analyst February 6, 2019 1:00 p.m. Reamer Auditorium on the Union College Campus This event is free and open to the public. No tickets or registration necessary. Lunch will be served.   The fall of 2018 brought the release of three important climate change reports:… read-more Hell and High Water: New York’s Response to the Challenge of Climate Change

Adirondack Place Names: Why Is That Thing Over There Called That?

Erik Schlimmer Friday, April 5, 2019 5:30 p.m. Lecture, Refreshments from 5:00 p.m. Old Chapel, Union College Campus   Author and explorer Erik Schlimmer historically decodes 100 Adirondack place names in rousing detail, these histories supported by a backdrop of his gorgeous photos from the wilderness.  As Erik likes to say, “Behind every name there’s… read-more Adirondack Place Names: Why Is That Thing Over There Called That?

Birding and Breakfast at the Kelly Adirondack Center

Birding and Breakfast at the Kelly Adirondack Center   Saturday, February 16, 2019 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.   Refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public.     Chickadee, Arcadian Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, White-breasted Nuthatch, Tufted Titmouse Birds of New York, University of the State of New York, 1914   Please join… read-more Birding and Breakfast at the Kelly Adirondack Center

Adirondack Fish Stories

UCALL and the Kelly Adirondack Center present Lisa Holst   Rare Fish Unit Leader in the Bureau of Fisheries at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation     Wednesday, May 1, 2019   in Reamer Auditorium, Union College Campus   5:30 p.m. Presentation, Refreshments from 5:00 p.m.   This event is free and… read-more Adirondack Fish Stories

Colvin: Hero to the North Woods

with filmmaker Bill Killon     January 24, 2019 at the Kelly Adirondack Center Film at 7:00 Refreshments from 6:30 This event is free and open to the public.   This documentary film tells the story of Verplanck Colvin, the father of the Adirondack Park. Colvin explored, surveyed, and mapped the northern reaches of upstate… read-more Colvin: Hero to the North Woods

White-nose Syndrome, the darkest of nights for New York bats

Presented by the Kelly Adirondack Center and UCALL     Reamer Auditorium Tuesday, September 25, 2018 5:30 p.m. Lecture, Refreshments from 5:00 p.m. Free and Open to the Public   Join Alan Hicks, retired bat biologist for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as he discusses the history of bat research and management… read-more White-nose Syndrome, the darkest of nights for New York bats

Stories Honoring the Earth

The Kelly Adirondack Center and StoryCircle of the Capital District present   SCCD tellers Claire Nolan and Eileen Egan Mack   Friday, September 21 at 1 p.m. at the Kelly Adirondack Center rain or shine.   This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.   Come hear “Stories Honoring the… read-more Stories Honoring the Earth