Posts Tagged ‘Home’

Monday, January 1, 2024

A Joyful Journey to an Adirondack Home

 

Sarah and Jeramie van Rijsewijk on the top of Mt. Marcy

When I was 15 years old, I realized that I loved being in the mountains. I was introduced to hiking, eventually attended college in southern New Hampshire, and would regularly snowboard with my partner during weekend trips to Vermont. One day on our way home, we started discussing where to live full time someday. I was happy to settle in the green mountains.

“Instead of Vermont, could we consider living in the Adirondacks?” my partner asked.

That hadn’t occurred to me.
I quietly realized he may be on to something. 

On Columbus Day weekend of 2011, approaching our first wedding anniversary, we set out to climb Mount Marcy with our Alaskan Malamute, Luna.

The morning of Oct.9 we made it to the summit, where we relit the unity candle I had made for our wedding the year before. He shielded the wind while I managed to get the candle lit briefly –honoring our hike to this high peak, our first married year, and the many years to come.  » Continue Reading.


Thursday, April 9, 2020

‘Zoom a Scientist’ – Learn Environmental Science from Home

The Lake Champlain Sea Grant team is hosting an interactive webinar series focused on watershed and aquatic science called “Zoom a Scientist.”

For one hour starting at noon every Tuesday and Friday, scientists give viewers a virtual tour of the Lake Champlain watershed and showcase their research. Scientists from the University of Vermont Rubenstein Ecosystem Science Laboratory, SUNY Plattsburgh, Lake Champlain Research Institute, and other organizations present on content is geared towards middle school and high school students, but all ages are welcome.

See below for the schedule. If you are looking for content geared specifically towards kids, an At-Home-Creativity section is offered by the Lake Champlain Committee, and is stocked with information and resources to keep them entertained and informed.

More information on the webinars and other resources can be found at https://www.uvm.edu/seagrant/education/k-12-watershed-alliance/virtual-learning

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