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Events Up North

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Clarkson's Reynolds Observatory Tour and Viewing

Event date and time
June 1, 2024 - 8:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Event description

Looking for a way to stay involved with local astronomy after the eclipse? Thinking about picking up a new hobby, but not sure where to get started?

Join Nature Up North and Reynolds Observatory Director Ben Roulston at the Reynolds Observatory outside of Potsdam on Saturday, June 1st. We'll be talking about the research going on at Clarkson, the Reynolds Observatory, and (weather permitting) taking a look at different features of the night sky.

Community Science Workshop - MOW the Grasse!

Event date and time
June 8, 2024 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Event description

Join Nature Up North to learn more about how community members, that's you, can monitor the waterways near you! Our MOW the Grasse (Monitor Our Water) community science initiative provides an opportunity for hands-on experience with the tools and methods needed to check water quality. We'll walk you through the step-by-step process of checking physical conditions (temperature, flow, and others), chemical conditions (pH, agricultural runoff), and finally biological conditions (macroinvertebrates, and e-coli).

Summer Campfire Kickoff! - Meet the team!

Event date and time
June 13, 2024 - 7:00 PM to June 13, 2024 - 9:00 PM
Event description

Join us for the kick-off to our summer campfire series! Enjoy some s'mores, learn a bit about Nature Up North and what we have going on this summer, meet our crew of summer interns, and learn a little about the kip trail that leaves from the campfire (and maybe a short walk to the boardwalk).

This event is free and perfect for all ages. Youth under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Bring a friend or a family member!

Kickoff Community Paddle!

Event date and time
June 21, 2024 - 6:30 PM to June 21, 2024 - 8:00 PM
Event description

What's better than a relaxing evening on the water? A relaxing evening on the water with friends! Join Nature Up North for our first community paddle of the season on Friday, June 21st at 6:30! We'll be meeting at the Little River's community boat launch just across the bridge at the end of Park St.

Community Science Workshop - MOW the Grasse!

Event date and time
July 20, 2024 - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Event description

Join Nature Up North to learn more about how community members, that's you, can monitor the waterways near you! Our MOW the Grasse (Monitor Our Water) community science initiative provides an opportunity for hands-on experience with the tools and methods needed to check water quality. We'll walk you through the step-by-step process of checking physical conditions (temperature, flow, and others), chemical conditions (pH, agricultural runoff), and finally biological conditions (macroinvertebrates, and e-coli).

Community Science Workshop - MOW the Grasse!

Event date and time
August 31, 2024 - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Event description

Join Nature Up North to learn more about how community members, that's you, can monitor the waterways near you! Our MOW the Grasse (Monitor Our Water) community science initiative provides an opportunity for hands-on experience with the tools and methods needed to check water quality. We'll walk you through the step-by-step process of checking physical conditions (temperature, flow, and others), chemical conditions (pH, agricultural runoff), and finally biological conditions (macroinvertebrates, and e-coli).