Paul Smith’s College and the Akwesasne Mohawk are partnering to create a mobile Cultural Learning Lab. The Cultural Learning Lab will serve as a hub of historical and cultural information about the Akwesasne community, including serving as a mobile meeting space, for tutoring, and promoting the use of the Mohawk language. [Read more…] about Paul Smith’s, Mohawk Partner to Create Mobile Cultural Center
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The first grant will help scientists and policy makers understand the extent of road salt pollution in Lake Champlain. The second grant will support AWI scientists to assess the effectiveness of recent stormwater upgrades in Lake Placid to improve water quality in Mirror Lake. [Read more…] about Adk Watershed Institute Wins Road Salt, Green Infrastructure Grants
Paul Smith’s College Adirondack Watershed Institute (AWI) is hiring watercraft inspectors and decontamination technicians to work at boat launches and other key locations across the Adirondacks to stop the spread of aquatic invasive species in the region’s waterways. [Read more…] about Seasonal Staff Sought to Protect Adirondack Lakes
The Paul Smith’s College Adirondack Watershed Institute (AWI) has announced that the New York State Department of Health awarded it certification through the Environmental Laboratory Approval Program (ELAP).
The AWI Environmental Research Lab is specifically designed for the analysis of surface and ground water in the Adirondack region. The laboratory saw major upgrades in 2010 when Paul Smith’s College built the Countess Alicia Spaulding-Paolozzi Environmental Science and Education Center. Since that time, the lab has made contributions to the protection of clean water in the region including a greater understanding of the impact of road salt within the environment. [Read more…] about Adk Watershed Institute Certified A Research Lab, Open House Set
Paul Smith’s College has announced a new Master of Professional Studies in Sustainable Tourism Management program, offering New York State’s first master’s program in sustainable tourism. [Read more…] about Paul Smith’s Launches Sustainable Tourism Management Masters Program
ALAP is the largest community-science lake monitoring program in the Adirondack region, run in partnership between AWI and Protect the Adirondacks. [Read more…] about Volunteers Sought for Adirondack Lake Monitoring Program
The Doc Kudish Natural Forest at Paul Smith’s College will be formally inducted into the Old-Growth Forest Network on Saturday, October 23rd.
Joan Maloof, founder and Executive Director of the Old-Growth Forest Network, will present a plaque to Dr. Michael Kudish, to celebrate the dedication of this protected forest. [Read more…] about Paul Smith’s To Designate ‘Doc Kudish Natural Forest’ Saturday
Paul Smith’s College Adirondack Watershed Institute (AWI) is seeking people to work as boat inspectors and decontamination technicians at boat launches across the Adirondacks to stop the spread of aquatic invasive species in the region’s waterways.
“We have a network of boat inspection and boat wash stations that have been strategically located across the region to control the spread of these harmful organisms”, said Dan Kelting, executive director of AWI in an announcement sent to the press. “We are hiring employees now to work through the fall to help us protect our waterways.” [Read more…] about Adk Boat Wash Stewards Sought For Expanded Inspections
The Paul Smith’s College VIC is set to mark the first day spring with free cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and two races open to the public on Saturday, March 20th. [Read more…] about Free Ski & Snowshoe Day, Nordic Races at Paul Smith’s Saturday
Adirondack Water Week is set to take place Sunday August 23rd through Friday August 28th. The inaugural event showcases a newly formed partnership between Paul Smith’s College Adirondack Watershed Institute and Northwood School in Lake Placid.
Water Week is designed for the general public to learn about our freshwater resources and discover ways to take action to protect Adirondack lakes and streams. [Read more…] about Adirondack Water Week 2020 Kicks Off Sunday