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Nature Up North 2022 Calendars For Sale

Nature Up North 2022 Calendars For Sale

By Kayla Edmunds
December 2, 2021

Nature Up North calendars are on sale at local businesses through early 2022! 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

St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce, Canton


*We are currently seeking locations in the Massena, Ogdensburg, and Saranac Lake 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.


2022 Calendar Photo Contributors by Month (click the link to view Encounters)

January: Melissa Burchard (Barred Owl, Colton) *2nd place

February: Kevin MacKenzie (Positive Thinking Ice Climb (WI5-), Chesterfield, 4th photo) *3rd place

March: Ryan Heuss (Snowy Pyrites Adventure, Pyrites, 1st photo)

April: Jodi Fox (May Flowers, Russell)

May: Bill Hill (Mt. Arab Sunrise, Piercefield, 2nd photo) *1st place

June: Sharmain van Blommestein (Wasp on Flower, Potsdam)

July: Paul-Hudson Erwin (Sunny Day on the Lake, Indian Lake)

August: Sylvia Vidal (A Mink of a Day, Indian Lake, 1st photo)

September: Bill Hill (Mushrooms, Long Pond, 4th photo)

October: Erika Barthelmess (Fall in the ADK's, Colton, 2nd photo)

November: Grace Bessette (Morning Dip, Colton)

December: Isabella de Buy Wenniger (Snowy Azure, Waverly, 3rd photo)

By Kayla Edmunds
Canton, NY