The Center for an Urban Future (CUF) held a forum on September 9th, which convened two expert panels featuring leaders in tourism from across the world and within the five boroughs of the city of New York, which surfaced several ideas to help support struggling businesses and institutions in the tourism economy today, while getting the sector firmly on the path to long-term recovery. [Read more…] about Forum On Tourism Recovery in NYC Goes Online
Fort Ticonderoga is set to present their annual Heritage, Harvest, & Horse Festival on October 3rd, 2020. The day will be set in the midst of the King’s Garden heirloom apple trees and the landscape of the mountains and Lake Champlain. [Read more…] about Heritage, Harvest, & Horse Festival at Fort Ti Oct 3rd
The Schenectady County Historical Society has announced their fall schedule, including a Fall Craft Market, walking tours, and more. [Read more…] about This Fall At Schenectady County Historical Society
Continuing its longstanding efforts to expand and improve Minnewaska State Park Preserve in New York’s Ulster County, the Open Space Institute (OSI) has announced the final phase of its fundraising campaign to support the park’s new, four-season visitor center. [Read more…] about Update On Minnewaska Preserve Visitor Center Project
The New York State Archives Partnership Trust and the New York State Writers Institute have announced an interview with acclaimed author and Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer set for Tuesday, September 22nd at 12:30 pm.
NYS Writers Institute Director Paul Grondahl and author Harold Holzer will discuss insights from Harold’s new book, The Presidents Vs. The Press, examining the dual rise of the American presidency and the media that shaped it. [Read more…] about Harold Holzer On Presidents vs Press
The Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies will host a series of virtual workshops on managing and conserving wildlife in New York State. Over the course of three webinars, they will explore New York State wildlife, their ecological roles, and the threats they face. [Read more…] about Ecological Approaches to Wildlife Virtual Workshops
The virtual conference Foundations of Independence: Protest and Communication in Revolutionary America, 1770 to 2020, hosted by Iona College and the Institute for Thomas Paine Studies (ITPS), has been set for September 24-26, 2020. [Read more…] about Conference on Protest and Communication in Revolutionary America
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), in partnership with the Friends of Five Rivers, has invited the public to become inaugural Five Rivers “5Rs” this fall, by hiking five different trails at Five Rivers from September 22nd through October 12th.
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology has announced that this year’s Migration Celebration is taking place virtually with two weeks of online events, including articles, activities, and live events. Cornell Lab migration specialists will give online talks and there are a variety of family-friendly activities so the whole family can get involved.
The following webinars explore migration from every angle — from making migration forecasts to capturing the magic in stunning documentaries. [Read more…] about Virtual Bird Migration Celebration Underway
This trail system located on the southwestern shore of Lake Placid, in Essex County, consists of three trails loops – Boundary Trail, Ridge Trail, and Lakeshore Trail – bisected by an old dirt roadway.
The trails wind over gently rolling terrain and are self-guided nature trails that may be explored using the brochures provided at the trailhead by the Lake Placid Garden Club. [Read more…] about Featured Adirondack Hike: Brewster Peninsula Nature Trails