Calendar Highlights

Major upcoming events are highlighted below. See the full slate of planned activities at the Wild Center on our online calendar. Keep a copy of what’s happening on your fridge.

Interpreting Nature through Tattooing

When? Saturday, July 30th
What time? 1pm

Brucius—a renowned tattoo artist that uses his art to interpret science and nature—will present about the evolution of the art of tattooing and his acclaimed style of inking science-based tattoos.

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The Monarch Migration

When? Wednesday, August 3rd
What time? 6pm

Widely recognized as the world's foremost expert on monarch butterflies, Lincoln Brower will present a free presentation on his research.

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Learn 10: Identifying Adirondack Trees

When? Saturday, August 13th
What time? 1–5pm
*Registration required

Join botanist Dan Spada at The Wild Center for this excursion to identify 10 native tree species in the field. This is a great opportunity to learn plant identification in the field and to get familiar with the keys and other tools used to identify trees.

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Wild Walk Full Moon Photo Tour with Carl Heilman

When? Wednesday, August 17th
What time? 1–9pm
*Registration required

Take advantage of this incredible opportunity to photograph alongside acclaimed wilderness photographer, Carl Heilman, on The Wild Center’s newest experience, Wild Walk.

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Alongside Dr. Ketch, as a Teacher, a Forty-Sixer, a Colleague and Family Man

When? Thursday, August 18th
What time? 1–2pm

Presentation and book-signing for Adirondack Archangels, a new book of essays inspired by about Dr. Edwin H. Ketchledge (1925-2010) - botanist, teacher and founder of the Summit Steward program.

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Fall Landscapes and Waterfalls Photo Tour with Carl Heilman

When? Sunday, September 25th
What time? 11am–7pm
*Registration required

Spend a day photographing the west central Adirondacks during the peak of fall color in the area, with Carl Heilman as your guide and instructor.

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