The Spring 2022 Kelly Adirondack Center Newsletter shares information on our spring birding programs and recent advances in digital preservation at the Adirondack Research Library. We also remember Anne Weld and Patty Prindle, two original ARL volunteers who passed away in February.
with filmmaker Paul Miller May 10, 2022 7:00 p.m. Zoom Webinar In 1846, in an effort to level a blow against racism, wealthy New York landowner and well-known abolitionist leader, Gerrit Smith, gave away 120,000 acres of wild land to nearly 3000 African-American men so that they could have the right to vote in the… read-more Searching for Timbuctoo Filmmaker Discussion
With Jason Hill Presented by UCALL and the Kelly Adirondack Center April 27, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. Reamer Auditorium Reamer Campus Center on the Union College Campus This event is free and open to the public. Stuck between a rock and a hard place– climate change is rapidly altering our montane forests… read-more Climate Change and the Future of Montane Birds in the Northeast
Presented by Bridget Butler April 8, 2022 5:30 p.m. Reamer Auditorium, Reamer Campus Center Union College Bridget Butler, aka The Bird Diva, will share her path to creating Slow Birding, a mindful practice focused on deep observation beyond identification, connecting with the landscape, and connecting with self. Her practice came together over many years… read-more Slow Birding: Reimagining Our Connection With Birds
Co-hosted by UCALL March 1, 2022 7:00 p.m. Zoom Webinar In this talk, landscape photographer Manuel Palacios will take us on a journey through his techniques and approaches to winter photography. Manuel will cover the necessary equipment needed when shooting in cold temperatures and extreme weather, but more importantly, he will discuss how to use… read-more The Art of Winter with Manuel Palacios
January 11, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. Zoom webinar with Jennifer Dean This is a link to the Northeast RISCC Management Symposium referred to in this program. Uninvited: The Spread of Invasive Species is an exciting and informative 55-minute film by Westfield Production Company. The documentary introduces the concept of invasive species and highlights some of… read-more Uninvited: The Spread of Invasive Species
Fall 2021 newsletter shares information on the 2021 Adirondack Mini-term, re-opening of the Kelly Adirondack Center facility, and the recent donation of records on acid rain from the Adirondack Council.
October 30, 2021 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Adirondack Mini-term Students Group Projects This year’s Adirondack Mini-term included nine students, and eight faculty/staff. Students learned about the geology of the region from Holli Frey (Geology), who also grew up in the northern… read-more Homecoming Open House 2021
Photograph by Prof. Lorraine Cox Zoom Webinar October 5, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. Each year the Kelly Adirondack Center sponsors the work of Summer Research Fellows as they examine diverse topics that make the Adirondacks unique. The students interview experts in their fields, work in the Adirondack Research Library using books and collections to examine… read-more 2021 Summer Research Fellows Presentations
with Clarence Jefferson Hall Jr. October 14, 2021 at 5:30 This Zoom program is free and open to the public. Since the 1840s, the Adirondack environment has proven a pivotal factor in the planning, construction, and operation of prisons in the North Country. Clarence Jefferson Hall Jr. will analyze this phenomenon with a special focus on the… read-more Prisons, Environment, and Race in the Adirondack Park