Don't get cabin fever this winter!

Check out our Trails page for local hiking, snowshoeing, and skiing inspiration. Lampson Falls is beautiful in all four seasons. Photo: Justin Dalaba.

We are now accepting applications for our Summer Naturalist Internship! 

Applications are due Sunday, February 17th 2019 

Summer naturalist interns at Nature Up North are students with interest in the environment, outdoor leadership, and community outreach. The 10-week internship is a full-time 40 hr/week position and includes campus housing and a stipend.  

To Apply: Interested students are encouraged to send an application to Emlyn Crocker at

More details can be found at

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paddling on the Grasse River Just Our Nature

St. Lawrence students! Want to spend the summer in the North Country? We are currently accepting applications for our 2019 summer naturalist internship. 

Huckleberry Lake in late autumn. Photo by Bill Hill. Just Our Nature

Dear friends and neighbors,

It's that time of year again; the snow is flying, the geese have (mostly) left.  Must be time to consider making a contribution to support Nature Up North!  We'd be delighted and appreciative if you made a donation to help environmental education here in the North Country. 

Specifically, your gift will help to support activities such as:

mushroom identification Just Our Nature

Are you a k-12 teacher in the North Country? Take your science outside with us and learn to use place-based, local citizen science projects to meet Next Generation Science Standards at this CTLE approved workshop!

Mt. Arab Just Our Nature

In the midst of a North Country winter, you might be experiencing the effects of Seasonal Affective Disorder. You may have low motivation and be tempted to withdraw from social interaction... it might feel like your own personal hibernation. Some people dismiss this as simply “the winter blues”. It might be, but it also may be more than that.

Alyssa at Hart's Falls Just Our Nature

Want to spend the summer in the North Country hiking, meeting new people, and learning about environmental education? We're hiring!

Events Up North

March 23, 2019

During Maple Weekends, maple farms across New York State invite visitors to their “sugar houses” to experience firsthand how pure, mouth-watering maple syrup and other related products are made.  V

March 23, 2019

Cornell Cooperative Extension Learn Farm is opening up their sugaring production for tours as part of NYS Maple Weekend!

April 04, 2019

Conservation in Clay: natural history and modern threats to New York’s native amphibians and reptiles