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Cooped up? Take a walk in the woods!

Cooped up? Take a walk in the woods!

The Kelly Adirondack Center is adjacent to the Hudson-Mohawk Bird Club’s 111 acre Henry G. Reist Wildlife Sanctuary, which has miles of winding trails. You can access the Sanctuary from the KAC parking lot at 897 St. David’s Lane. Before you go, take a look at the Reist Sanctuary Field Guide, which includes the history of the Sanctuary, a trail map, and explanations of the 21 numbered sign posts along the trails. On a warm spring day you might be treated to a chorus of wood frogs coming from one of the vernal ponds. One word of caution: the trails cross several marshy areas and can be muddy...

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Available Online- Adirondack Architecture: Great Camps in the Rustic Tradition

Available Online- Adirondack Architecture: Great Camps in the Rustic Tradition

ADIRONDACK ARCHITECTURE AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION   On October 22, 2019, The Kelly Adirondack Center hosted a talk by Steven Engelhart, Executive Director of Adirondack Architectural Heritage, titled “Great Camps and the Rustic Tradition”. You can watch the talk here. New York State’s Adirondack Park, a six-million-acre mixture of public and private lands, is the largest park east of the Mississippi River. Sixty percent of the region’s lands are constitutionally protected as “forever wild” and these lands include vast forests, hundreds of mountains, thousands of lakes and ponds, and...

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2019 Fall Newsletter

2019 Fall Newsletter

2019 Fall Newsletter Welcome to the fall newsletter. It is a beautiful time of year, both here at the Kelly Adirondack Center and in the Adirondacks. If you have not been to the center recently, I encourage you to stop by and enjoy drawings by Walter Hatke. “What Came Home: Works on Paper from Hikes in the Mountains,” accompanied by Jordan Smith’s poetry, will be on exhibit through April. You can get a preview of the work on the KAC...

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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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