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Making Charcoal Paint at Jamaica State Park

Make charcoal paint and learn about other natural paints!


Program is included with Camping registration or $5 state park entry fee.

All ages welcome, wheelchair accessible. A rain or shine event.

Words in the Woods: Geza Tatrallyay at Silver Lake

With now fifteen published books, Geza is a prolific author of five thrillers, three memoirs, five poetry collections, one short story collection and one children’s picture story book. He has a sixteenth book, another thriller, coming out in August, and has just finished a murder mystery based in Vermont that will be published later this year. His poems, short stories and essays have appeared in various journals throughout the USA and Canada.

CANCELLED - The Hero Benedict Arnold at Button Bay State Park

The following program has been cancelled due to a staff meeting. If interested, visit the Nature Center during its operating hours this week (Thursday 8/24 to Sunday 8/27, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.) while another program is not occuring and ask the Nature Center staff for the Benedict Arnold program.

In 1776, “Commodore” Benedict Arnold lost Lake Champlain and saved the American Revolution—come learn how as we trace the short life of the first American Navy. One half-hour, meets at the Nature Center.

The New Wetlands of the Clayplain at Button Bay State Park

Inundated by a summer of rain, campsites throughout the park have transformed into temporary wetlands. Tour our worst-hit sites as we discover which species have taken advantage of these new ecosystems! 45 minutes, meets at the Loop Two Bathhouse.

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