Friday, April 6, 2012
Newcomb: Adirondack Interpretive Center's Spring Schedule
By Diane Chase
There is plenty to do in the Adirondacks this spring from a nature walk to exploring Olympic sites. Here is the latest Adirondack Interpretive Center, Newcomb schedule of events! Enjoy spring!
Northern NY Audubon Bird Walk
Saturday, April 7, 9:00 am
Join us for a beautiful 4 mile walk in the privately owned Huntington Wildlife Forest along a level dirt road that parallels a lovely marsh at the west end of Rich Lake. The walk continues to a small pond and includes both conifer and hardwood habitats. Plan on two to three hours of easy walking. Dress for the weather! Call or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Full Moon Mud Walk and Chili Party
Saturday, April 7, 6:00 pm
Spring is here and the Adirondack critters know it! Join us at 6 for a chili dinner followed by a walk through our trails as we search for vernal pools and signs of breeding amphibians! $5/person. Call or email to register.
Signs of Spring Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, April 14, 2:00pm
Families are invited to join us for a scavenger hunt hike on the trails to look for signs of spring. Will we see blooming flowers? Nesting birds? Budding trees? Come down and find out! Call or email to register.
The Nature of Fly Fishing—Fly Tying Workshop
Saturday, April 28, 9:00amGet ready for the season! Adirondack Fly Fishing Guide, Rick Kovacs, leads you through an introduction to Fly Tying and basic techniques to build your own ties! $45 will cover your very own fly tying tool kit to take home. Advanced registration is mandatory and participation will be on a first-paid, first-reserved basis. There is a registration fee of $25 per person, $15 for API members. Bring your lunch! Call or email to register. © Diane Chase, author of Adirondack Family Time: Tri-Lakes and High Peaks (Your Four-Season Guide to Over 300 Activities) for the towns of Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, Jay/Upper Jay, Wilmington, Keene/Keene Valley which is available online or bookstores/museums/sporting good stores. Diane is currently working on the second guidebook in the four-book series of Adirondack Family Activities.