North Country Live: Spring Series

NORTH COUNTRY LIVE: Spring 2021 Series
History, Environment, Outdoor Recreation sessions planned via Zoom

The mission of North Country Live is to present programs that foster intellectual exploration, spark conversation and enrich our communities. This spring, we are offering a series of exciting and timely programs focused on outdoor recreation, environmental issues, local history and other topics.

This edition of North Country Live, sponsored by International Paper, features the following sessions, each of which takes place at 7 p.m. on Zoom unless noted otherwise. All of these programs are free and open to the public. Each presentation includes an opportunity to ask questions of the host or hosts.

Registration information is below.

Why We Garden - April 22 at 7 p.m.
Hosted by Diane O'Connor, a trained Master Gardener with Cornell Cooperative Extension. 
A look at the physical and emotional benefits of gardening, with helpful tips and techniques for establishing a healthy, happy garden that nourishes both body and spirit.
All About Birds - April 29 at 7 p.m. 
Hosted by Joan Collins, President of Adirondack Avian Expeditions and Workshops LLC 
A multimedia introduction to birding. Topics will include: songs and calls – why birds make sounds and how they create them, how we identify bird species, habitats of the North Country, fascinating behaviors and more! (Click here for a full description of this program)


Hosted on Zoom by North Country Community College and its partners, North Country Live has provided more than 15 webinars, presentations and panel discussions since it was launched at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the spring of 2020. Wellness, personal finance, telecommuting, black history in the Adirondacks, and the history and traditions of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe are just a few of the topics covered by the series so far. More than 600 people registered for North Country Live programs in the summer and fall of 2020.

You can view previous presentations by visiting the Video on Demand section of this page or visiting the college's YouTube channel.


North Country Live is sponsored by International Paper

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If you have a question about North Country Live, contact Selina LeMay-Klippel, the college’s coordinator of career and technical education programs and curriculum development, or Chris Knight, the college's communications director.


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