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Nature Up North

Papermaking with Plants

Event date and time
July 6, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Address

Wachtmeister Field Station
Canton , NY 13617
United States

Email
info@natureupnorth.org
Telephone
Location
Event description

Imagine making paper from plants in your backyard! Guess what, you can! Come and explore the ancient art of papermaking with us this Saturday! In this workshop, you’ll learn about the entire papermaking process, from identifying effective paper making plants to making and decorating your own paper. We’ll provide all the materials. RSVP by emailing info@natureupnorth.com or contacting @natureupnorth on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

 

Community Paddle on the Little River

Event date and time
July 23, 2019 - 6:30 PM to July 23, 2019 - 8:00 PM
Address

Little River Boat Launch, Route 27
Canton, NY 13617
United States

Email
info@natureupnorth.org
Telephone
Location
Event description

Looking to get out on the water? Join us for a relaxing evening paddling on the Little River in Canton. You can bring your own canoe or kayak, or borrow one from us for free. Never paddled before? No problem! We'll be happy to provide tips for newer paddlers. Meet at the Little River Boat Launch on Park Street/Rt. 27 in Canton at 6:30pm. 

This event is part of our Summer Paddling Series. Join us on June 11th, June 25th, July 9th, July 20th and July 23rd for Evening Paddles.

Community Paddle on the Little River

Event date and time
July 9, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Address

Little River Boat Launch , Route 27
Canton, NY 13617
United States

Email
info@natureupnorth.org
Telephone
Location
Event description

Join us for a relaxing evening paddling on the Little River in Canton. Bring your own canoe or kayak, or borrow one from us for free. Never paddled before? No problem! We're happy to provide tips for newer paddlers. Meet at the Little River Boat Launch on Park Street/Rt. 27 in Canton at 4:30 pm. To reserve a boat, please RSVP with your name, groups size and canoe/kayak preference. Reach us by email at info@natureupnorth.org or on social media at @natureupnorth.

Intro to Fishing Clinic

Event date and time
June 29, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Address

Ives Park, 3 Riverview Dr.
Potsdam, NY 13617
United States

Email
info@natureupnorth.org
Telephone
Location
Event description

This fishing clinic at Ives’ Park in Potsdam is open to all ages and abilities. Learn about local fish and how to cast - fishing poles included, free of charge! This is NYS Free Fishing Weekend, so no fishing license is required for NYS residents. Ten fishing poles will be provided, but participants are invited to bring their own gear as well. You may also want to bring sunscreen, water, and a camera (to post pictures of your catch on natureupnorth.org).

Night Hike to Lampson Falls

Event date and time
June 28, 2019 - 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Address

Lampson Falls
Clare, NY 13684
United States

Email
info@natureupnorth.org
Telephone
Location
Event description

Join us on this evening walk to Lampson Falls to discover the beauty of the falls under twilight. We will begin with a short guided walk along the trail, arriving at the falls for sunset, where we will enjoy the spectacle together. During the evening, we will discuss the senses and adaptations that allow nocturnal animals to navigate the landscape after nightfall. Please wear or bring long sleeves and comfortable walking shoes. Bug repellent and headlamps provided. The evening will begin at the trailhead to Lampson Falls off Rt. 27 at 8:00 pm. 

Azure Mountain Hike

Event date and time
June 22, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Address

Nature Up North
92 Park St, Canton, NY 13617 (Brewer Bookstore) or meet up at the Azure Mt. trail head
Canton, NY 13617
United States

Email
info@natureupnorth.org
Telephone
Location
Event description

Join Nature Up North for a community hike up Azure mountain to celebrate the summer! Azure mountain is a short hike perfect for those looking for a nice walk with a great view. This guided hike will include stops along the way to identify various plants on the trail. The one-mile trail to the summit covers steep yet navigable terrain and there are plenty of flat areas for water breaks and rest stops. Meet at the trail head at 10:00 am. Shuttle available from Canton, meeting at the Brewer Bookstore at 8:45 am.

Community Paddle on the Little River

Event date and time
June 25, 2019 - 6:30 PM to June 25, 2019 - 8:00 PM
Address

Little River Boat Launch , Route 27
Canton, NY 13617
United States

Email
info@natureupnorth.org
Telephone
Location
Event description

Join us for a relaxing evening paddling on the Little River in Canton. Bring your own canoe or kayak, or borrow one from us for free. Never paddled before? No problem! We're happy to provide tips for newer paddlers. Meet at the Little River Boat Launch on Park Street/Rt. 27 in Canton at 6:30 pm. To reserve a boat, please RSVP with your name, groups size and canoe/kayak preference. Reach us by email at info@natureupnorth.org or on social media at @natureupnorth.

Community Paddle on the Little River

Event date and time
June 11, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Address

Little River Boat Launch, Route 27
Canton, NY 13617
United States

Email
info@natureupnorth.org
Telephone
Location
Event description

Looking to get out on the water? Join us for a relaxing evening paddling on the Little River in Canton. You can bring your own canoe or kayak, or borrow one from us for free. Never paddled before? No problem! We'll be happy to provide tips for newer paddlers. Meet at the Little River Boat Launch on Park Street/Rt. 27 in Canton at 4:30pm. 

This event is part of our Summer Paddling Series. Join us on June 11th, June 25th, July 9th, July 20th and July 23rd for Evening Paddles.

Campfire: Fire-Making with Len Mackey

Event date and time
June 6, 2019 - 7:00 PM to June 6, 2019 - 9:00 PM
Address

Wachtmeister Field Station
County Route 27
Canton , NY 13617
United States

Email
info@natureupnorth.org
Telephone
Location
Event description

Join us to celebrate summer with our first community campfire! You’re invited to help light the fire using traditional fire-starting methods.  Guest Len Mackey will be joining us for an interactive evening learning the Earth's oldest ways of making fire with hand or bow drill.