Events

Upcoming Events

Most events are free and in-person, exceptions noted:

June 11, 2022, Cranberry Lake, NY, 1-2pm, Clifton Community Library: https://cliftoncomlib.org/event/a-wild-idea-book-talk/

June 15, Lake George NY, 6:30-8:00 pm, Caldwell-Lake George Library, limited seating, advance registration encouraged: https://lakegeorgelibrary.sals.edu/event/a-wild-idea-author-talk-with-brad-edmondson/?instance_id=2594

June 30, Rochester NY, 7pm, Writers and Books, in conversation with mountaineer Kevin Flynn, in-person and online, sliding-scale admission, advance registration required: https://wab.org

July 16, Lake Placid NY, 1-3pm, The Bookstore Plus, sidewalk book signing: https://fb.me/e/1qLkumq6h

July 16, Keene Valley, NY, 4-6pm, The Mountaineer: https://mountaineer.com

August 3, Bolton Landing NY, 6:30 pm, Free Library, in conversation with lawyer-activist Robert Kafinhttps://boltonfreelibrary.org

August 4, Saratoga Springs NY, 6pm, Northshire Books, in conversation with Bernard Melewski, author of Inside The Green Lobbyhttps://www.northshire.com/saratoga-springs-store

August 12, Speculator NY, 7pm, Lake Pleasant Public Library, https://lakepleasantlibrary.sals.edu/

August 16, Noon, Online book talk for New York State Library, free, advance registration required: https://nyslibrary.libcal.com/event/9030788

2021 Events

May 4, taped broadcast interview, “The Capitol Pressroom”

May 13, online conversation with Adirondack Explorer editor Brandon Loomis followed by audience Q&A: https://youtu.be/sktN_LrS9Ag

June 9, online conversation with Rob Chiles of New York State Museum, followed by audience Q&A, hosted by Northshire Books: youtu.be/M2-6NJbudAI

June 19, in-person conversation with Adirondack historian Phil Terrie, at Adirondack Experience Museum in Blue Mountain Lake, NY, followed by Q&A, unrecorded

July 7, online conversation with Andrew Zepp, Executive Director of The Finger Lakes Land Trust, sponsored by Buffalo Street Books, Ithaca NY, unrecorded

July 8, online conversation with Jim Hotaling, director of local government services for Adirondack Park Agency, 1975-2003, hosted by Historic Saranac Lake, Saranac Lake NY: https://youtu.be/cT_vRGL3RJM

July 12, broadcast interview with Emily Russell, North Country Public Radio: https://www.northcountrypublicradio.org/news/story/44117/20210712/how-a-wild-idea-50-years-ago-led-to-the-adirondack-park-agency

July 13, book talk followed by Q&A at Whallonsburg Grange, Whallonsburg, NY, unrecorded

July 14, book talk at Ausable Club, St. Huberts, NY, unrecorded

July 17, broadcast interview with Pat Bradley of WAMC, Albany: https://www.wamc.org/post/brad-edmondson-talks-about-his-book-creation-adirondack-park-agency

July 26, online presentation hosted by Irish-American Heritage Museum, Albany, NY: https://fb.watch/71LNWAfNgl

August 4, online presentation hosted by Bookstore Plus, Lake Placid NY

August 5, online presentation hosted by Preservation League of New York State, Albany NY: https://youtu.be/Cjza3vncJu4

August 9, 7:30 pm, Keene Valley NY, book talk at Keene Valley Library

August 14, 6-8pm. Ithaca NY, book signing at Buffalo Street Books’ “Ithaca is Books” festival

September 14, Old Forge NY, book talk at Old Forge Library

October 2, Paul Smiths NY, book talk at Paul Smiths College VIC: https://youtu.be/tMgcc0bj350

October 13, Rochester, NY, book talk at monthly meeting of Adirondack Mountain Club Genesee Chapter: https://youtu.be/VHFdGWt07wQ

October 21, Schenectady, NY, book talk at Union College, hosted by Kelly Adirondack Center: https://muse.union.edu/adirondack/2021/08/09/a-wild-idea-how-the-environmental-movement-tamed-the-adirondacks/

November 15, Rochester NY: Radio interview with Evan Dawson on WXXI’s “Connections” program: https://www.wxxinews.org/show/connections/2021-11-15/author-brad-edmondson-on-his-book-a-wild-idea

2022

January 13, online discussion with emeritus APA board members Richard Booth and Chad Dawson, combined with broadcast on WCNY (PBS, Syracuse), recording unavailable

January 22, online book talk with Oneida County Historical Society, https://youtu.be/PKQKrwn47ZI

February 16, Buffalo NY: Book talk at the Twentieth Century Club

March 9, Lake Placid, NY: Book talk for North Elba-Lake Placid Historical Society

March 23: Online discussion, “The APA and the Science Behind Climate Credits,” with Mike DiNunzio, Jason Miller, and Jon Liebovitz, combined with broadcast on WSKG, Binghamton NY: https://video.wskg.org/video/a-wild-idea-the-apa-and-science-behind-carbon-credits-gxbzic/