Recurring Event VIC Trail Runs

VIC Trail Runs

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

Summer trail runs return!  Come explore the trails at the VIC with a new course each week.  Bound over boardwalks, tromp down forest roads, and race through the pines!  Join us on the reoccurring Wednesday evenings listed below: June 15June 22June 29(no July 6)July 13July 20 July 27 Grab the whole family and come out to …

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$5

Wild Edibles Walk AND Sampler

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

This program includes an 'add-on' to the traditional Wild Edibles Walk (program description follows).  After learning about wild edible plant identification, join Pat Banker in the VIC kitchen for the hands-on component where you'll actually learn how to take your harvest and turn it into a delicious (and nutritious) meal. Learn to identify wild local …

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$20

Yoga on the Deck with Mary Bartel

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

"Yoga on the Deck" is back at the VIC this summer with Mary Bartel, Certified Structural Yoga Therapist & Instructor (C-IAYT, E-RYT-500).  Yoga - union body, mind and spirt - practiced outdoors, embraced by the natural elements, can connect you deeply with yourself and all things seen and unseen.  Come align with what’s most important. …

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$16

Yoga on the Deck with Mary Bartel

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

"Yoga on the Deck" is back at the VIC this summer with Mary Bartel, Certified Structural Yoga Therapist & Instructor (C-IAYT, E-RYT-500).  Yoga - union body, mind and spirt - practiced outdoors, embraced by the natural elements, can connect you deeply with yourself and all things seen and unseen.  Come align with what’s most important. …

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$16

Changing climates in virtual worlds

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

Experience the VIC from a whole new perspective through virtual reality! Join PSC graduate student Stephanie Tyski as she talks about her research into new methods of experiential environmental education and learn about climate change in the Adirondacks on a virtual walk.  Stephanie will present her research and then attendees will have the opportunity to …

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Free
Recurring Event Turtles of New York

Turtles of New York

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

Did you know that turtles can breathe through their butts? Get a glimpse into the fascinating lives of freshwater turtles and tortoises and their unique history and anatomy, including those species you might spot right here at the VIC. Meet our ambassador turtles from the Adirondacks and beyond and find out what you can do …

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Donations appreciated

“No Other Lake” film showing

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

A film by Jordan Rowell and Duane Peterson III. Motivated by a desire to better understand his home watershed, Jordan Rowell embarks on a two week kayaking trip along the 120-mile length of Lake Champlain, stopping to talk to a wide range of characters about the future of their shared basin. Set 50 years after …

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Donations appreciated
Recurring Event VIC Trail Runs

VIC Trail Runs

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

Summer trail runs return!  Come explore the trails at the VIC with a new course each week.  Bound over boardwalks, tromp down forest roads, and race through the pines!  Join us on the reoccurring Wednesday evenings listed below: June 15June 22June 29(no July 6)July 13July 20 July 27 Grab the whole family and come out to …

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$5
Recurring Event Wild Edibles Walks

Wild Edibles Walks

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

This program is offered on multiple dates (see drop down menu). Learn to identify wild local edible plants with expert Pat Banker from Cornell University Cooperative Extension. Pat will answer your questions about how to harvest, use, cultivate and otherwise appreciate these plants! Be amazed by what Mother Nature has to offer, from gluten-free options …

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$7.50 – $15.00
Recurring Event Evening Canoe Paddle

Evening Canoe Paddle

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

Join Naturalist Milt for our popular Barnum Pond canoe paddle—late in the day! This trip starts with a short walk to the VIC dock and includes at least one hour on Barnum Pond. Relax on the water at the end of an Adirondack day. Boats can include up to 2 adults and 2 children. Children …

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$15.00 – $25.00
Recurring Event VIC Trail Runs

VIC Trail Runs

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

Summer trail runs return!  Come explore the trails at the VIC with a new course each week.  Bound over boardwalks, tromp down forest roads, and race through the pines!  Join us on the reoccurring Wednesday evenings listed below: June 15June 22June 29(no July 6)July 13July 20 July 27 Grab the whole family and come out to …

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$5

Concert – Susquehanna String Band – Music over the Marsh

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

The Susquehanna String Band featuring Rick Bunting, Dan Duggan, and John Kirk is a unique band among today's musical groups. These accomplished solo artists combine their individual talent to perform traditional music from America and the British Isles. This project is made possible with funds from the Restart NY Regrants 2021-22 Mini-Grant program, a regrant …

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$15.00
Recurring Event Wild Edibles Walks

Wild Edibles Walks

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

This program is offered on multiple dates (see drop down menu). Learn to identify wild local edible plants with expert Pat Banker from Cornell University Cooperative Extension. Pat will answer your questions about how to harvest, use, cultivate and otherwise appreciate these plants! Be amazed by what Mother Nature has to offer, from gluten-free options …

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$7.50 – $15.00
Recurring Event Wild Edibles Walks

Wild Edibles Walks

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

This program is offered on multiple dates (see drop down menu). Learn to identify wild local edible plants with expert Pat Banker from Cornell University Cooperative Extension. Pat will answer your questions about how to harvest, use, cultivate and otherwise appreciate these plants! Be amazed by what Mother Nature has to offer, from gluten-free options …

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$7.50 – $15.00

Recurring Event Wildflower ID Walk

Wildflower ID Walk

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

Explore the diversity of flowering plants the VIC has to offer. Back by popular demand, Oto will help participants learn basic wildflower identification skills including field guide and hand lens usage and botanical terminology. Enjoy a walk on our trails in search of native flowers. Beginner wildflower enthusiasts welcome! 1-2:30 PM. This program is offered …

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$7.50 – $15.00

Medicinal Mushroom Workshop

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

Local and common non-local medicinal mushrooms will be discussed and identified in this workshop. Harvesting, preparation and cultivation of mushrooms will also be discussed, including the methods to prepare tinctures. Participants will make and take home a double extraction mushroom tincture and an oyster mushroom kit to grow mushrooms at home. Bring lunch and a …

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$125
Recurring Event Wild Edibles Walks

Wild Edibles Walks

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

This program is offered on multiple dates (see drop down menu). Learn to identify wild local edible plants with expert Pat Banker from Cornell University Cooperative Extension. Pat will answer your questions about how to harvest, use, cultivate and otherwise appreciate these plants! Be amazed by what Mother Nature has to offer, from gluten-free options …

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$7.50 – $15.00
Recurring Event Woodcock Walk

Woodcock Walk

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

A perennial favorite--the program and the timberdoodle (the American Woodcock)! Join naturalist Milt Adams again this year in hopes of hearing that buzzy "peent" and seeing the beautiful sky dancing of the woodcock during the breeding season. 7:30-9pm.  Adult ($15.00) and Child ($7.50) pricing.  Preregistration is required.

$15.00

Basic Land Navigation – Level I

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

Who better to learn basic land navigation skills from than former Forest Rangers who’ve spent their careers in the backcountry of the Adirondacks? You will learn the basics of using a map and compass, including how to read topographic maps. By the end of the program, you’ll be putting these new skills to use for …

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$75.00
Recurring Event Woodcock Walk

Woodcock Walk

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

A perennial favorite--the program and the timberdoodle (the American Woodcock)! Join naturalist Milt Adams again this year in hopes of hearing that buzzy "peent" and seeing the beautiful sky dancing of the woodcock during the breeding season. 7:30-9pm.  Adult ($15.00) and Child ($7.50) pricing.  Preregistration is required.

$15.00