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The exchange is organized by The Wild Center and Heureka, The Finnish Science Center
The exchange is organized by The Wild Center and Heureka, The Finnish Science Center

Adirondack teens, community leaders to visit Finland

A delegation of Adirondack high school students, community leaders and staff from the Wild Center leave for Finland on Thursday. Todd Moe talks with Saranac Lake artist and community organizer Gail Brill about traveling to Finland as part of an exchange that includes conversations about climate change, saving energy and winter recreation.

Organized by the Wild Center in Tupper Lake, Brill says the trip's goal is building international collaborations and communities in the Adirondacks learning from the Finns.  Go to full article
The exchange is organized by The Wild Center and Heureka, The Finnish Science Center
The exchange is organized by The Wild Center and Heureka, The Finnish Science Center

Adirondack teens, community leaders to visit Finland

A delegation of Adirondack high school students, community leaders and staff from the Wild Center leave for Finland on Thursday. Todd Moe talks with Saranac Lake artist and community organizer Gail Brill about traveling to Finland as part of an exchange that includes conversations about climate change, saving energy and winter recreation.

Organized by the Wild Center in Tupper Lake, Brill says the trip's goal is building international collaborations and communities in the Adirondacks learning from the Finns.  Go to full article
The Finnish delegation and Wild Center staff meet with Adirondack Park Agency staff to learn about the Adirondacks during their recent visit.
The Finnish delegation and Wild Center staff meet with Adirondack Park Agency staff to learn about the Adirondacks during their recent visit.

Sharing a winter and wilderness culture

A group of Finnish teachers and scientists visited Tupper Lake this month to share ideas and experiences with community leaders and environmentalists in the Adirondacks. The Wild Center hosted the international dialogue on climate change, energy issues and winter recreation as part of an exchange program with Heureka, the Finnish Science Center, near Helsinki. In February, a delegation from the Adirondacks will visit Finland. Todd Moe spoke with Mikko Myllykoski, who directs exhibition activities at Heureka, about understanding climate issues and energy in Finland and northern New York.  Go to full article

Adirondack and Finnish communities to share ideas on environment, economics

A new partnership between The Wild Center in Tupper Lake and teachers and environmentalists from Finland begins next week. The exchange will include conversations about climate change, saving energy and winter recreation. The goal is building international collaborations and communities in the Adirondacks learning from the Finns. Wild Center Executive Director Stephanie Ratcliffe says communities around the northern world are starting to notice climate changes that may affect winter cultures and economies. She told Todd Moe that teams from the Adirondacks, including the Wild Center, and the Science Center in Vantaa, Finland, will visit each other starting next week.  Go to full article

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