SAM Fest 2024

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Join us for the return of SAM Fest, the free Science, Art and Music Festival at Paul Smith's VIC on Saturday, April 13!  This year's theme is Earth Canvas: Art & Climate Change.  Immerse yourself in a day filled with  music, visual arts, and TED-style talks plus trivia, giveaways, and contests. New to this year's […]

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Learn to Measure Tree Height – Big Tree Fest

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Who doesn't love Tall Trees? Take this FREE program from Dr. Justin Waskiewicz and learn easy ways to measure a tree's height. Followed by a weekend long contest to find the tallest trees throughout the VIC's 3,000 acres (by species). You will also learn how to pace a distance. Participants should bring: a calculator (most […]

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Tree core demonstration to age a living tree – Big Tree Fest

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Join this unique opportunity with Dr. Justin Waskiewicz. He conducts a boring technique on a living tree, taking a core sample to determine a tree's age. This FREE demonstration is part of our Big Tree Fest, a collection of fun and informative events celebrating and learning about Big Old Trees. Thank you, Franklin County Government Office […]

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