Birding the Adirondacks: American Bittern on Heron Marsh at the Paul Smiths VIC (6 May 2015)

Lectures, Classes, and Workshops at the Paul Smiths VIC

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Lecture in the Great Room at the Paul Smiths VIC.  Photo courtesy of B. McAllister.  Used by permission.Lecture in the Great Room

The VIC offers a variety of free and fee-based lectures, classes, and workshops, including the popular Armchair Traveler Lecture Series. Past and upcoming examples include:


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.