The Beat

Category - natural attractions

Cycle Adirondacks Innovates the Ultimate Cycling Vacation

Feb 8, 2017

August 19-25 event to expand guest options and grow economic impact 

Tupper  Lake,  NY  ( January  24,  2017) -  The Wildlife  Conservation  Society  (WCS)  and Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) announced an innovative new model for Cycle Adirondacks 2017 on Tuesday from The Wild Center in Tupper Lake.

Now in its third year, the August 19-25 fully supported road bicycling tour will feature three primary hub communities - Schroon Lake, Keene Valley and Saranac Lake - with two consecutive nights at each. The result is more ride distances and options than ever by providing guests the ability to choose to pedal as few as three days or as many as six during the weeklong event.

Cornwall Nature Museum gears up for “Winter Wonderland Weekend”

Jan 31, 2017

Winter wonderland weekend collage

Cornwall, N.Y. - Cooped up and need something to do!? Join the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum for one, two, or all three events being held during the Museum's "Winter Wonderland Weekend", Friday February 10 thru Sunday February 12, at the Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall.  According to Museum Educator Carl Heitmuller, "as of that weekend, Spring will only be 5 weeks away, so let's appreciate Winter while it's still here!"

Kicking off the weekend will be the Adult Adventure: Full Moon Snowshoe Hike on Friday, February 10 from 6 p.m. to 7:30p.m.

Amazing and Exciting Events Upcoming at The Wild Center

Jan 31, 2017

Predator Week

Tupper Lake, N.Y. - The Wild Center has some great upcoming events and programs, including Predator Week, Build a Greener Adirondacks, and Family Weekends.

Predator Week. February 17-26. Come to The Wild Center for a week of exploring the mysteries of predators in the Adirondacks. Meet fierce animal ambassadors, create creature crafts, and hone your own skills as a predator by exploring our trails on snowshoe and learning to track wild animals.

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum to Host a “Feast for Feathered Friends”

Jan 20, 2017

Cornwall-on-Hudson, N.Y. - On Saturday, February 4th at 10 a.m., the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum presents a Feast for Feathered Friends at the Museum's Outdoor Discovery Center on Muser Drive (across from 174 Angola Road). Nature normally supplies food for our northern birds during the winter months, however, providing a little extra energy in winter can be helpful - especially if we want to invite our feathered friends in for a closer look! Learn about our Hudson Valley winter birds and how to attract them to your backyard.

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Announces March Events Calendar

Jan 18, 2017

Cornwall-on-Hudson, N.Y. - The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum has announced its events for March 2016, which include opportunities to "meet the animals" at the museum, a maple sugaring celebration and tours, and a look at snakes for St. Patrick's Day!

Wildlife Education Center

Throughout the Month - Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Get an up-close look at live, native animals at the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum's Wildlife Education Center, 25 Boulevard, Cornwall-on-Hudson.

Nature Museum Celebrates Grand Opening of Interactive “Birds On The Wing” Exhibit

Jan 17, 2017

Birds of a Feather - Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

Cornwall-on-Hudson, N.Y. - On Saturday, January 28 & Sunday, January 29 from  12 - 4pm the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum invites everyone to the grand opening of: "Birds On The Wing" a brand- new interactive exhibit at the Museum's Wildlife Education Center, 25 Boulevard, Cornwall-on-Hudson. The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will kick off the celebrations on Saturday, January 28 at 12:15pm "Birds On The Wing," housed in the Wildlife Education Center's Ogden Gallery, is curated by Wildlife Education Center Manager, Emily Nestlerode and made possible by a generous grant from the Dorr Foundation.

Wine Painting Party, Family Weekends and More at the Wild Center

Jan 17, 2017

Wine Painting Party at Wild Center

Tupper Lake, N.Y. - A Wine Painting Party and Family Weekends are just some of the exciting events upcoming at The Wild Center.

EVENTS  Night Owls: A Wine Painting Party. January 20. Join The Wild Center this winter to relax and explore your artistic talents in celebration of art and nature in the Adirondacks. Take a closer look into the Adirondacks during this fun watercolor workshop where you will create an original watercolor.

Wild Center’s Adirondack Youth Climate Program wins grant from NYS Pollution Prevention Institute

Jan 12, 2017

Tupper Lake, N.Y. - The Wild Center's Adirondack Youth Climate Program has been  named an awardee of the 2016-17 Community Grants Program of the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP21) to Convene Young Leaders for Climate Resilience. The $20,000 grant will aid the project in building the environmental literacy necessary for climate resilience by focusing on understanding climate change impacts in the greater Adirondack region while working to empower high school students and their teachers to take action and change behavior through stewardship initiatives.

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