Lake George
Darrin Fresh Water Institute,
5060 Lake Shore Drive
Bolton Landing, NY 12814

dfwi@rpi.edu

PH: (518) 644-3541
Fax (518) 644-3640
DFWI: Lecture Series

Rensselaer’s Darrin Fresh Water Institute, located on Route 9N in Bolton Landing, and the Historical Society of Bolton are pleased to co-host a series of distinguished presentations on the natural and cultural history of Lake George and the Adirondacks


 

2017 Summer Lecture Series

 

Rensselaer’s Darrin Fresh Water Institute, located on Route 9N in Bolton Landing, and the

Historical Society of Bolton are pleased to co-host a series of distinguished presentations

on the natural and cultural history of Lake George and the Adirondacks

 

 

July 10         Langmuir’s World: The Life of Bolton Landing’s Nobel Laureate

                        Roger Summerhayes, Chemistry, Physical Science, and Karate Instructor
                                St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
                                

July 17         This Region So Delightful for Ladies: Women Discover the Adirondacks

                           Hallie Bond,  Historian, Long Lake, New York 

 

   July 24         Science in Depth: Scientific Diving and The Life Aquatic 
                           Steven Resler, Deputy Bureau Chief, NY Coastal Management Program (Ret.),
                                   Contract Scientific Diver, Darrin Fresh Water Institute, Albany, New York
 

   July 31         Adirondack Activism: John Apperson’s Story

                  Ellen Brown, Writer and Independent Scholar, Asheville, North Carolina
 

   August 7     Overcoming Scientific Myths: Breaking the Barriers to the Progress of Science    

                       Dr. Jon Thoreau Scott, Chair, Department of Atmospheric Sciences (Ret.),
                              University of Albany, Albany, New York 

 

August 14   Aviation Archeology in the Adirondacks

               Scott vanLaer, New York Department of Environmental Conservation,

                        Forest Ranger, Ray Brook, New York

 
August 21   Fanita Jr.: Restoring a Piece of Lake George History 
                        Reuben Smith, Boatbuilder/Owner, Tumblehome Boatshop,
                                Warrensburg, New York
 

August 28   Mercury in the Lake George Food Web: The Good, the Bad, and the Unknown

                        Mark Swinton, PhD., Research Associate, Darrin Fresh Water Institute
                                Bolton Landing, New York
 

Programs are on Monday evenings beginning at 7:00 PM. The public is cordially invited free of charge.

Funding for this series is provided by generous gifts from the Knapp Fund.

For more information visit our website www.rpi.edu/dept/DFWI or phone (518) 644-3541

 

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