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AJES Volume 23 Available for Order

AJES Volume 23 Available for Order

The Kelly Adirondack Center at Union College and the Adirondack Research Consortium announce the publication of Volume 23 of the Adirondack Journal of Environmental Studies.   The Adirondack Journal of Environmental Studies (AJES) exists to foster a dialogue about the broad range of issues that concern the Adirondacks and Northern Forest. AJES serves to bridge the gaps among academic disciplines and among researchers and practitioners devoted to understanding and promoting the development of sustainable communities, both human and wild. The journal purposefully avoids serving as a...

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Industry in the Mountains: The Tahawus Mine in Adirondack History

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 the public.   Anyone who has approached the High Peaks from the south has driven past the imposing ruins of a blast furnace beside the road into Upper Works. What was this huge pile of...

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What Came Home: works on paper from hikes in the mountains

What Came Home: works on paper from hikes in the mountains

by Walter Hatke with Poetry by Jordan Smith   September 26, 2019 – April 30, 2020 at the Kelly Adirondack Center   “From early youth I have loved the outdoors, was a Boy Scout for many years, then became an Explorer Scout where I relished boating (mostly sailing and canoeing), uncharted hiking excursions, and endured survival camping in sub-zero temperatures. Soon after moving to Upstate New York in 1986, I met Bob Mattheyses, then with the GE Research and Development Center, who introduced me to the wonders of hiking in the Adirondack Mountains. Although Bob and I...

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