Upcoming Events

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

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 is free and open to the public.   In 1869 William H. H. Murray published a book containing a series of articles on the merits of camping in the wilderness of the Adirondacks. His combination of practical advice and...

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Kelly Adirondack Center Shuttles

Kelly Adirondack Center Shuttles

Kelly Adirondack Center Shuttles will be running during the month of January, Mondays and Thursdays!   Pickup from Old Chapel Circle will be at 1:50 p.m. Pickup from the Kelly Adirondack Center will be at 4:00 p.m.   The Kelly Adirondack Center is a beautiful space for a club meeting or group study, the Adirondack Research Library is a quiet space to work and study, and the Henry G. Reist Sanctuary offers 111 acres of woodland trails to explore! Maps and information on the area are available from the Kelly Adirondack Center and at the...

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

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: the Fourth National Climate Assessment, the Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C, and the Emissions Gap Report 2018. Taken together, these reports provide the strongest warnings yet that failure to achieve rapid and significant reductions of...

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Fish of the Adirondacks

Fish of the Adirondacks

UCALL and the Kelly Adirondack Center present   Fish of the Adirondacks with Lisa Holst   Rare Fish Unit Leader in the Bureau of Fisheries at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation   Male Brook Trout Second annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries Game and Forest State of New York, 1897   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 open to the public.     Holst will discuss her work with current species of interest in...

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Birding and Breakfast at the Kelly Adirondack Center

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 us at the Kelly Adirondack Center as we contribute to citizen science and the Great Backyard Bird Count. We’ll be identifying, tallying, and reporting birds with the assistance of the President of Southern Adirondack Audubon, John...

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

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

Erik Schlimmer Tuesday, February 12, 2019 5:30 p.m. presentation, 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 a story, and the story’s usually pretty...

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