Session Descriptions

The following are our three conference strands: Impact of Current Climate Fluctuations: How have many heretofore unknown diseases and invasive species spread into our region, and what can be done to reduce such threats? How will year-round tourist attractions such as winter sports, Autumnal “leaf-peepers”, and summer activities be impacted by increasing periods of adverse… Continue reading Session Descriptions

Keynote, Session, and Break-Out Descriptions

Engaging Communities in Science with Maps, Apps, and Drones The community is where mutually beneficial research and education outcomes are discovered together through the power of citizen science, maps, apps, and drones. Citizen Science GIS seeks to engage academics and community organizations/residents in shared knowledge production focused on community-engaged research that benefits real-world communities. In… Continue reading Keynote, Session, and Break-Out Descriptions

Archives (2016)

Break Out Groups Please see the menu links above under “Archives (2016)” menu for more 2016 conference information.


Michelle McCauley is Professor of Psychology at Middlebury College, where she chairs the Department of Psychology and directs the environmental studies conservation psychology major. Her research focuses on how psychological theory applies to social issues such as environmental engagement. She is part of a working group on contemplative environmental studies, and she is the faculty… Continue reading Presenters

Break-Out Groups

Small group break-out session top three actions. Final vote and commitment to action.

Presentations and Documents

Environmental Pragmatism – James Liszka (PDF download) The effects of climate change are becoming more and more manifest, raising questions of what we are morally obligated to do about such change, particularly in the face of skepticism and other forms of resistance.  Strong environmental advocacy tends to polarize people and issues rather than bringing them… Continue reading Presentations and Documents

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Directions 2016

North Country Climate Reality Conference will take place in the Regional Higher Education Center (RHEC) on the SUNY Adirondack Campus on 640 Bay Road Queensbury, NY. The conference is hosted by SUNY Plattsburgh at Queensbury in partnership with Green Mountain College.  Take I-87 (Adirondack Northway) to exit 19 toward Glens Falls. Head east on Aviation Road to Quaker Road. Continue… Continue reading Directions 2016