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Nature Up North 2020 Calendars for Sale

Nature Up North 2020 Calendars for Sale

By Emlyn Crocker
December 2, 2019

Nature Up North calendars are on sale at local businesses through early 2020! These printed calendars feature our favorite photos shared by community members as Encounters on natureupnorth.org in the past year. Calendars also include Nature Notes highlighting seasonal wildlife behavior local to the North Country region.

Proceeds from calendar sales benefit Nature Up North's community environmental education initiatives. Each year, Nature Up North reaches hundreds of local residents through guided hikes, paddles, workshops, and K-12 programs. Thanks for your support!


Get your calendar at one of our participating local businesses:

Nature’s Storehouse, Canton

TAUNY Folkstore, Canton

Potsdam Food Co-op, Potsdam

St. Lawrence University Brewer Bookstore, Canton

Grasse River Outfitters, Canton

The Book Nook, Saranac Lake


*We are currently seeking locations in the Massena and Ogdensburg areas. Interested in selling Nature Up North Calendars at your store next year? Email info@natureupnorth.org

We hope you’ll support our programs, and locally-owned businesses, by buying a Nature Up North calendar this year. If you haven't, try 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.


2020 Calendar Photo Contributors by Month (click the link to view Encounters)

January: Isabella de Buy Wenniger (Lyon Mountain, Standish, 2nd photo) 

February: Kevin MacKenzie (Cascade Ice Dance (WI4) Washington, 1st photo) 

March: Bill Hill (Tooley Pond Mountain Sunrise, Clare, 3rd photo)

April: Emlyn Crocker (Pussy Willow Catkins, Canton) 

May: Bill Hill (Fox in the farmhouse, Russell, 2nd photo)

June: Ben Dixon (Cedar Waxwings, Canton, 1st photo) *2nd place

July: Jodi Fox (Sunset, Madrid, 5th photo)

August: Elisabeth Arti Wulandari (Hummingbird & Sunflowers, Potsdam, 1st photo)

September: Shannon McNamee (Monarch, Lake Colby)

October: Elisabeth Arti Wulandari, (Mount Arab, Piercefield)

November: Ben Dixon (Pine Grosbeaks, Canton, 1st photo)

December: Fred Nentwick (Snowy Paddle, Hermon, 1st photo) *1st place

By Emlyn Crocker
Canton, New York

Emlyn Crocker is Project Manager of Nature Up North. An enthusiastic hiker and naturalist, she also enjoys skiing, cycling, and the thrill of an unexpected adventure in the woods.