As part of the Saranac Village at Will Rogers' Road to Retirement Series, on Wednesday, January 6th at 2:00 p.m., at Saranac Village at Will Rogers, Josh Clement and Ed Kanze, co-producers of the Mountain Lake PBS video series Curiously Adirondack will present episodes from season two of their documentary series. Videos average about eight minutes in length and have a range of topics including information on the giant Ice Age beaver, believed extinct for 12,000 years.
"Curiously Adirondack" videos are streamed on-line to viewers all over the world, from the Maldives to Melbourne, from Zimbabwe to Auckland, and across Asia, Europe, Oceania, and the Americas. The series began under a grant from national PBS in Washington along with a crowd-funding campaign. Season Two includes eight episodes produced with sponsorship from Paul Smith's College, Bridge Street Auction Service, Adirondack Hardware, The Adirondack Coast, Casella Zero-Sort Recycling, the Wildlife Conservation Society's Cycle Adirondacks program, State Farm Insurance and Hyde Fuel.
Josh Clement is a freelance video producer, musician and formerly Interactive Producer for Mountain Lake PBS in Plattsburgh. He lives in Bloomingdale with his wife, Holly, and their two children, Colton and Lennon. Ed Kanze is an author, naturalist, videographer, Smithsonian Journeys trip leader and licensed Adirondack guide. His most recent book, "Adirondack: Life and Wildlife in the Wild, Wild East," was praised by the Wall Street Journal and was named co-winner of the Best Memoir of 2014 by the Adirondack Center for Writing. A seventh-generation Adirondacker, he lives in Bloomingdale with his wife, Debbie, and their children, Ned and Tasman.
The Road to Retirement Series features programs related to discovering the path others have taken to retirement, serves to further educate and engage communities and teaches about the opportunities, services and resources that can help people retire successfully and happily.
This program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For information, please call (518) 891-7117.