2018 Nature Up North Calendars
We are pleased to announce that 2018 Nature Up North calendars are on sale now through January! The printed calendar features some of our favorite photos shared by community members as Encounters on natureupnorth.org in the past year. They also feature Nature Notes highlighting seasonal wildlife behavior to look for each month.
Proceeds from our calendar sales benefit Nature Up North's community environmental education initiatives. In the past year Nature Up North has reached more than 1,000 local residents through guided hikes, paddles, workshops, and K-12 programs.
Nature Up North calendars are available at the following local businesses:
Nature’s Storehouse, Canton
TAUNY Folkstore, Canton
Potsdam Food Co-op, Potsdam
Coffee Fever, Star Lake
Small Town Supply, Gouverneur
St. Lawrence University Brewer Bookstore, Canton
The Book Nook, Saranac Lake
Coakley's ACE Hardware, Saranac Lake
Coakley's ACE Hardware, Canton
We are currently seeking locations in the Massena and Ogdensburg areas. Interested in selling Nature Up North Calendars at your store next year? Email email@example.com
We hope you’ll support our programs, and locally-owned businesses, by buying a Nature Up North calendar this year. And don’t forget to keep posting your North Country nature photos as Encounters. Your photos could be included in next year’s calendar!
Thanks to everyone who submitted photos to the contest this year for reminding us what a beautiful place we live in.
Calendar Photo Contributors (click the links to view Encounters):
January - Gail M Thomas
February - Sue Mende
March - Ben Dixon
April - Melissa Burchard
May - Juliana Richardson
June - Bill Hill
July - Kelsey Mattison
August - Janine Wright
September - Rhiannon Clements
October - Jeanna Matthews
November - Helen Eifert
December - Kathy Hanchek
Common burdock seeds are a staple food for wild turkeys throughout winter. The sticky seedpods of burdock inspired the invention of Velcro in the 1950s.
-from Nature Notes, December 2018