Monday, November 16, 2009

Leonid meteor showers this week.

If you're willing to get up around 4AM this coming Tuesday....have a look toward the western skies and you'll see a wonderful showing of meteors (weather permitting) known as the Leonids! This particular shower is called this because the meteors see to originate near the constellation Leo.

This is Leo:

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Environmental Literacy Roundtable

Are you familiar with the No Child Left Inside legislation in New York?
Many environmental educators, teachers, and outdoor enthusiasts are discussing a legislation that should be implemented into schools to get students connected to nature.
On Saturday, 14 November, 9:30am-12noon, like-minded educators and general public will gather at the Paul Smiths Visitor Interpretive Center in Paul Smiths, NY to discuss the growing issue of environmental literacy.
So come and be an active participant in the development of a state-wide Environmental Literacy plan that will be innovative and bring new ideas to the current education system.
Contact Milt Adams
Environmental Educator-Paul Smiths Visitor Interpretive Center
for more details

Paul Smiths College Lecture- Friday

Paul Smiths College is presenting their final lecture, Fertility of Neotropical Migrants looking specifically at Swainson's Warbler, of the Fisheries and Wildlife Seminar Series this Friday, 6 Nov, at 10:10AM: