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Events Up North

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Community Campfire: Family Night

Event date and time
June 20, 2019 - 7:00 PM to June 20, 2019 - 9:00 PM
Address

Wachtmeister Field Station, Route 27
Canton, NY 13617
United States

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info@natureupnorth.org
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Event description

Join us for a family friendly community campfire in Canton. The interactive evening will include knot-tying, skins and skulls identification, wild foraging, s’mores, and more! Wachtmeister Field Station is located at the south end of the SLU campus in Canton. Proceed south down Park St. approx. 1/4 mile past the campus athletic fields. The drive will be on the left coming from the SLU campus and right if coming from Route 27. This event is free and open to all ages. Water and restrooms available.

Azure Mountain Hike

Event date and time
June 22, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Address

Nature Up North
92 Park St, Canton, NY 13617 (Brewer Bookstore) or meet up at the Azure Mt. trail head
Canton, NY 13617
United States

Email
info@natureupnorth.org
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Event description

Join Nature Up North for a community hike up Azure mountain to celebrate the summer! Azure mountain is a short hike perfect for those looking for a nice walk with a great view. This guided hike will include stops along the way to identify various plants on the trail. The one-mile trail to the summit covers steep yet navigable terrain and there are plenty of flat areas for water breaks and rest stops. Meet at the trail head at 10:00 am. Shuttle available from Canton, meeting at the Brewer Bookstore at 8:45 am.

Community Paddle on the Little River

Event date and time
June 25, 2019 - 6:30 PM to June 26, 2019 - 8:00 PM
Address

Little River Boat Launch , Route 27
Canton, NY 13617
United States

Email
info@natureupnorth.org
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Event description

Join us for a relaxing evening paddling on the Little River in Canton. Bring your own canoe or kayak, or borrow one from us for free. Never paddled before? No problem! We're happy to provide tips for newer paddlers. Meet at the Little River Boat Launch on Park Street/Rt. 27 in Canton at 6:30 pm. To reserve a boat, please RSVP with your name, groups size and canoe/kayak preference. Reach us by email at info@natureupnorth.org or on social media at @natureupnorth.

Night Hike to Lampson Falls

Event date and time
June 28, 2019 - 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Address

Lampson Falls
Clare, NY 13684
United States

Email
info@natureupnorth.org
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Event description

Join us on this evening walk to Lampson Falls to discover the beauty of the falls under twilight. We will begin with a short guided walk along the trail, arriving at the falls for sunset, where we will enjoy the spectacle together. During the evening, we will discuss the senses and adaptations that allow nocturnal animals to navigate the landscape after nightfall. Please wear or bring long sleeves and comfortable walking shoes. Bug repellent and headlamps provided. The evening will begin at the trailhead to Lampson Falls off Rt. 27 at 8:00 pm. 

Free plant-based tie-dying at Potsdam Farmer's Market

Event date and time
June 29, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Address

Ives Park, 1 Main Street
Potsdam, NY 13676
United States

Email
info@natureupnorth.org
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Event description

Using natural plant or animal products to color textiles is an ancient practice. Most clothing today is dyed with synthetic dye. At this workshop, you can experience the magic of coloring an article of clothing with plants you can find in your backyard! Join us at the Potsdam Farmer's Market on Saturday, June 29th to dye your own bandana with our dyes!

Intro to Fishing Clinic

Event date and time
June 29, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Address

Ives Park, 3 Riverview Dr.
Potsdam, NY 13617
United States

Email
info@natureupnorth.org
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Event description

This fishing clinic at Ives’ Park in Potsdam is open to all ages and abilities. Learn about local fish and how to cast - fishing poles included, free of charge! This is NYS Free Fishing Weekend, so no fishing license is required for NYS residents. Ten fishing poles will be provided, but participants are invited to bring their own gear as well. You may also want to bring sunscreen, water, and a camera (to post pictures of your catch on natureupnorth.org).

Common Loon Presentation at Adirondack Interpretive Center

Event date and time
July 11, 2019 - 7:00 PM to July 11, 2019 - 8:00 PM
Location
Event description

Dr. Nina Schoch from the Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation will be presenting an overview of Common Loon history in the Adirondacks at the Adirondack Interpretive Center (5922 NY-28N, Newcomb, NY 12852) on July 11, 2019 at 7:00pm. Dr. Schoch will also speak about the positive work the Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation is doing for the Adirondack Park and surrounding areas. This presentation is free to the public. Please contact us at 518-354-8636 or email info@adkloon.org if you have any questions about this presentation.

Common Loon Presentation at the View

Event date and time
July 15, 2019 - 7:00 PM to July 15, 2019 - 8:00 PM
Address

3273 NY-28
Old Forge, NY 13420
United States

Email
info@adkloon.org
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Location
Event description

Dr. Nina Schoch from the Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation will be presenting an overview of Common Loon history in the Adirondacks at the View (3273 NY-28, Old Forge, NY 13420) on July 15, 2019 at 7:00pm as part of View’s Eco Gallery Lecture Series. Dr. Schoch will also speak about the positive work the Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation is doing for the Adirondack Park and surrounding areas. This presentation is free to the public.

Common Loon Presentation at Paul Smiths College VIC

Event date and time
September 7, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Address

8023 NY-30
Paul Smiths, NY 12970
United States

Email
info@adkloon.org
Telephone
Location
Event description

Dr. Nina Schoch from the Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation will be presenting an overview of Common Loon history in the Adirondacks at Paul Smiths College VIC (8023 NY-30, Paul Smiths, NY 12970) on September 7, 2019 at 1:00pm. Dr. Schoch will also speak about the positive work the Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation is doing for the Adirondack Park and surrounding areas. This presentation is free to the public. Please contact us at 518-354-8636 or email info@adkloon.org if you have any questions about this presentation.