Adk Interpretive Ctr

The Adirondack Interpretive Center is a public education facility run by the State University of New York’s College of Environmental Forestry. Serving thousands of visitors and Adirondack Park Residents each year, the Adirondack Interpretive Center offers educational programming, events, speakers, and activities, most of which offer wheelchair accessibility. The AIC offers 3.6 miles of summer and winter interpretive trails along the 236-acre property open daily from dawn to dusk. It has venues suitable for meetings, classes, conferences, and multi-day residential programs. For more information contact the AIC. 

5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb, NY 12852, 518-582-2000, aic@esf.edu

Events calendar can be found at http://www.esf.edu/aic/programs/ 

Adirondack Interpretive Center Summer Events  

Moss Mania
S
aturday August 4th click here to register

Dr. Gregg McGee, Associate Professor at SUNY ESF, will lead this workshop where you will learn about Adirondack mosses, their life cycle, characteristics, and clues to identifying common species. There will be an indoor presentation followed by an excursion into the field for identification and collection. Later in the afternoon we will spend time looking closely (microscope work) at specimens. 

Bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Be prepared to hike off trail for short periods of time. Groups size is limited to 12.  $30 registration includes field guide. PREREGISTRATION is required by Tuesday July 31st

Fern Fun
Sunday August 5th
 click here to register

Dr. Gregg McGee, Associate Professor at SUNY ESF, will lead this workshop where you will learn about ferns, their life cycle, characteristics, and clues to identifying common species. It will begin with an indoor presentation and then we will head out into the field to explore some areas rich in fern diversity. Bring your cameras! 

Bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Be prepared to hike off trail for short periods of time. Groups size is limited to 12.  $30 registration includes field guide. PREREGISTRATION is required by Tuesday July 31st

$10.00 discount if you would like to register for both workshops.

 

Huntington Lecture Series Summer 2018

please note change to August 2nd presentation


July 26th Hope is the Thing with Feathers: What Birds Tell us about the Adirondack Landscape
Stacy McNulty,  Ecologist,  Adirondack Ecological Center
 

August 2nd  Water Quality and Fisheries Research
in the Adirondacks

Dr. Margaret H. Murphy, Integrated Aquatic Sciences
 
August 9th  Tiny Gardeners:  Adirondack Ants and Their Role in Seed Dispersal
Mariano Arias,  SUNY ESF

August 16th  Status of Spruce Grouse in the Adirondacks
Dr. Angelena Ross,  NYS DEC

 series sponsored by the Adirondack Park Institute

 

2018 Artist-in-Residence
Neil Rizos
 


Neil Rizos is an award winning artist specializing in birds and landscapes, who has traveled the globe conducting natural history research on birds. Learn more about Neil Rizos and see more examples of his art by visiting the website rizosart.com

Open Studio  
Noon to 4:00 PM
Wednesdays July 25th - August 29th 
Saturday July 28th and August 18th
Sunday July 26th 

Full Day Adult Bird Journaling Workshop
Saturday August 11th,  9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pre-registration required by August 9th Click here to register via email

Enrich your experience of the natural world. Using both classroom and field components, learn a proven method to help you observe and record the information necessary to create field sketches with confidence. Space is limited. Pre-registration required.

 

Late Summer Guided Walk with Peter O'Shea

Saturday September 1st 1:00 PM
click here to register via email

Join Peter on an easy stroll along the AIC trails and learn about the plants and animals of the region.

 

Make tracks to the AIC!
Trails open daily from dawn to dusk.