The Wild Center has unveiled the completed stickwork sculpture by Patrick Dougherty as its newest outdoor exhibit. After a three-week process, the final structure is now open to the public. [Read more…] about Stickwork Sculpture Now Open at The Wild Center
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Stick sculpture artist Patrick Dougherty will return to the Wild Center in Tupper Lake, Franklin County, NY, for three weeks in August to create a sculpture featuring locally sourced saplings. The sculpture is expected to be completed and opened to the public by August 21st. [Read more…] about Building of Stickwork Sculpture Beginning at The Wild Center
The Wild Center in Tupper Lake has reopened its indoor exhibits to the public. Visitors are welcome back inside the main museum building and invited to hike The Living River loop trail, a walking tour with 12 stops that take guests on a journey from the highest heights of the Adirondack Mountains all the way down to the bogs and marshes of the lowlands. [Read more…] about Wild Center Indoor Exhibits Have Reopened
The Wild Center and AdkAction’s Compost for Good Project have announced a virtual film screening of the new Kiss the Ground documentary and panel discussion, set for Tuesday, December 15th, from 6:30 to 7:45 pm. [Read more…] about Kiss the Ground Film Screening, Community Compost Discussion
The Wild Center has announced Wild Lights, a new way to celebrate the holiday season featuring thousands of lights illuminating the campus all winter long, with nighttime viewing hours on Friday and Saturday evenings beginning Friday, December 11th. [Read more…] about New Wild Center Outdoor Winter Programming Includes Kicksledding
After five months of rehabilitation, The Wild Center has released two female North American river otters in the Shingle Shanty Preserve and Research Station, a 15,000-acre biological field research station in the Western Adirondacks. [Read more…] about Wild Center Releases Rehabilitated River Otters
The Raquette River, from Raquette Falls to the State Boat Launch on Tupper Lake, is one of the nicest stretches of flat-water anywhere in the Adirondacks. Paddling this river corridor under a clear cerulean blue sky, on a sunny autumn day with the riverbanks ablaze in orange and red, is exquisite. For me, though, the river’s history is as captivating as its natural beauty. [Read more…] about Dam History: The Proposed Oxbow Reservoir Project
The Wild Center in Tupper Lake has converted a portion of their Meadow parking lot into a drive-in movie theater. The Wild Center will be showing family-friendly movies and other “edutainment” on Saturday evenings beginning with Jurassic Park Saturday, July 25th and running through August. [Read more…] about Wild Center Announces Drive-In Movie Theater Nights
The Wild Center has announced that they will begin a phased reopening on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, starting with Wild Walk and outdoor experiences.
As a continued commitment to the health and safety of visitors, staff and the wider community, The Wild Center has implemented limited capacity, enhanced operational procedures and cleaning protocols. [Read more…] about Adirondack Wild Center Reopening
The Wild Center, located at 45 Museum Dr, Tupper Lake, is set to celebrate its Ways of Knowing partnership project on Saturday, July 6th from 10 am to 5 pm.
Following the celebration, the Center will host Joanne Shenandoah in concert from 7:30 to 9:30 pm. Together for the first time, Ways of Knowing and Joanne Shenandoah will explore the perspectives that different cultures have through their connection with nature and present a deeper look into Native American tradition and expression. [Read more…] about Wild Center Hosts Ways of Knowing Celebration