Fall Photography in the Adirondacks and an Introduction to the Digital Darkroom with Manny Palacios

The recording of this presentation may be accessed here.     Friday, October 30, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. We are going to explore what makes fall photography so unique and inspiring and give some tips and tricks for how to edit your images using Lightroom.  

The Joys of Atlasing: Recording Now Available

It has been 20 years since the last breeding bird atlas in New York State. The third atlas will take place from 2020-2025 and involve thousands of volunteers from across the state. Learn about the history of the atlas, the importance of atlas data, and how you can get involved. Atlasing is a great excuse… read-more The Joys of Atlasing: Recording Now Available

Great Camps and the Rustic Tradition

The Kelly Adirondack Center and UCALL present Steven Engelhart Executive Director of Adirondack Architectural Heritage     October 22, 2019 5:30 p.m. lecture, refreshments from 5:00 Reamer Auditorium This event is free and open to the public.   New York State’s Adirondack Park, a six-million-acre mixture of public and private lands, is the largest park… read-more Great Camps and the Rustic Tradition

Industry in the Mountains: The Tahawus Mine in Adirondack History

  The Kelly Adirondack Center in collaboration with UCALL present   Phil Terrie Professor Emeritus, Bowling Green University   STACK AT THE ‘NEW’FURNACE, CA. 1900. Historic American Engineering Record, National Park Service [Public Domain], via WikiCommons Wednesday, November 13 5:30 p.m. lecture, refreshments from 5:00 p.m. Reamer Auditorium This event is free and open to… read-more Industry in the Mountains: The Tahawus Mine in Adirondack History

2019 Summer Research Fellows’ Presentations

at the Kelly Adirondack Center August 13, 2019 7:00 p.m.     Each summer, the Kelly Adirondack Center funds two summer fellowships. The goal of the program is to support students doing scholarly work on the Adirondacks under the guidance of a faculty sponsor. The range of inquiry supported is broad and ideally interdisciplinary. This… read-more 2019 Summer Research Fellows’ Presentations

Falling for the Adirondacks: Autumn Photography with Manuel Palacios

Thursday, September 19, 2019 7:00 p.m. Reamer Auditorium   Manny is a local freelance outdoor photographer. He has spent countless days and nights wandering around and basking in the beauty of the Adirondack State Park in New York. For him, landscape photography is not just a means for documenting moments, but rather a way to… read-more Falling for the Adirondacks: Autumn Photography with Manuel Palacios

Blacks in the Adirondacks with Author Sally Svenson

  Band at a Lake George Hotel, 1890s, J. A. Thatcher, courtesy of Historical Society of the Town of Bolton Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Old Chapel, Union College Campus 5:30 Presentation, Refreshments from 5:00   When Sally Svenson mentioned to people during the several years that she was researching and writing about the history of… read-more Blacks in the Adirondacks with Author Sally Svenson

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 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