Adirondack Mammals: Red Squirrel at the VIC (12 March 2015)

Armchair Lecture Series:
Steve Langdon: The Shingle Shanty Preserve
Thursday, 3 March 2016 – Postponed, will be rescheduled
7:00 - 8:30 PM

Shingle Shanty Preserve

Join us on Thursday, 3 March 2016, for a lecture on the Shingle Shanty Preserve by Project Manager Steve Langdon. The lecture will cover the flora and fauna at the Preserve, as well as ongoing research. As Project Manager at the Preserve, Langdon runs the day-to-day operations of the Preserve and Research Station.

Shingle Shanty Preserve is located at the top of three watersheds in a remote part of the Adirondack Park, approximately 9 miles west of Long Lake, NY. 

Steve LangdonSteve Langdon has 20 years of experience working in conservation with government and private organizations in the Adirondacks. He has a Bachelors of Science in Ecology and a Bachelors of Arts in Philosophy and is currently a graduate student at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse. Steve is currently researching the effects of wind disturbances on the flora of lowland boreal plant communities in the Adirondacks. Past research has ranged from wilderness recreation to aquatic invasive plants.

Cost of the lecture: $5 per person. Free for Friends of the VIC. The Arm Chair Lecture series will continue every other Thursday through the winter. Supported by the Friends of the VIC.  

Explore the VIC

The Paul Smiths VIC offers a wide variety of programs throughout the year to educate and inform Adirondack Park residents and visitors about the natural wonders of the Adirondack Mountains. You can help support these programs by joining the Friends of the VIC. More information on Friends of the VIC memberships

Explore the Trails

The VIC trails are free and open to the public, from dawn to dusk, spring through fall. In winter, the trails are open to cross-country skiers and snowshoers for a fee. Day or season passes may be purchased.