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Rail-trail debate continues in Old Forge

October 31, 2014 OLD FORGE — The state Department of Environmental Conservation and the state Department of Transportation have been busy researching rail trail options, and they are ready to share what they have... more »»

 
 
 
DEC seeks to amend Wilmington Wild Forest plan

October 31, 2014 WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Wild Forest Unit Management Plan is under review for a possible amendment to identify improvement and expansion of trails within the unit, state Department of... more »»

State priorities explained at Utica rail-trail meeting

October 29, 2014 UTICA — While the fate of the Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corridor remains uncertain, one thing is for sure: People have strong opinions on this issue, and no two opinions are alik. more »»

Car hits, kills moose near Bloomingdale

October 29, 2014 A moose died after it was struck by a sport-utility vehicle while crossing state Route 3 outside Bloomingdale Tuesday night, Oct. 28. more »»

DEC hears Open Space Plan comments

October 29, 2014 RAY BROOK — Officials with the state Department of Environmental Conservation heard comments from five people during a public hearing on the draft of the Open Space Plan Thursday, Oct. 23. more »»

Reflections on Snow Mountain

October 24, 2014 KEENE VALLEY— Sunday was a cold, dreary day to be on the summit of Snow Mountain. more »»

Mutual respect important as opening day arrives

October 24, 2014 The long wait is finally over. Opening day of the regular big game hunting season arrives with sunrise at 6:02 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25. more »»

DEC seeks help reducing human-bear encounters

October 24, 2014 LAKE PLACID — If you live in the Adirondacks, you live with black bears. The large, four-legged mammals don’t make the best neighbors, though. more »»

Let comments begin on rail-trail proposal

October 20, 2014 The state wants to hear from the public on a proposal to convert a section of the Adirondack railroad corridor between Lake Placid and Tupper Lake to a recreational trail. more »»

Paul Smith’s prof explores micro-connections in new book

October 20, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — We are all connected, we are all part of the Earth, and we are all just a pile of atoms. It seems romantic and maybe even a touch poetic to think that way, but it’s completely true. more »»

Born to fly

October 17, 2014 WILMINGTON — It took a few minutes for the red-tailed hawk to get its bearings, and then it was gone. more »»

The ever-changing character of Adirondack seasons

October 17, 2014 Many claim the Adirondack region has no respect for seasons, and for good reason. Our local microclimates have been known to deliver an unexpected snowfall at any time of the year. more »»

Unlocking the mysterious tamarack

October 10, 2014 PAUL SMITHS — October is an ideal time to plod through a wetlan. more »»

Exploring The Wild Center’s new land

October 3, 2014 TUPPER LAKE — Fifty new acres of forest and wetland is a playground for naturalists. more »»

High holidays of the sporting year begin

October 3, 2014 The high holy days of the outdoor life have finally arrived as a wide variety of sporting opportunities will increase significantly over the next few weeks. more »»

Season of the hunt has arrived

September 27, 2014 As the moon slowly ascended into the dark evening sky on the evening of Monday, Sept. 22, it ushered in the autumnal equinox. It’s now official: Autumn has arrived. more »»

Fly fishing into early autumn

September 20, 2014 As the current weather patterns have already taken a decided turn toward autumn, it is an appropriate time to consider participating in a few of the traditional seasonal offerings. more »»

On to the next adventure: outdoors writing

September 19, 2014 I first visited the Adirondacks almost 20 years ago, when a friend invited me to join him on an impromptu “anti-Spring Break” trip. “Let’s go the other way,” he suggested. more »»

One Square Mile of Hope boaters beat record

September 18, 2014 Take that, Michigan. The unofficial count was 2,718 kayaks and canoes clustered together into a makeshift raft on Fourth Lake in Inlet, despite the inclement weather Saturday, Sept. 13. more »»

Seeking out undeveloped environments

September 12, 2014 We often travel to wild places in an effort to recapture a piece of our past. more »»

Research identifies threats to Adirondack loons

September 12, 2014 Biodiversity Research Institute’s Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation and the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Adirondack Program announced this week that three new articles summarizing research... more »»

 
 

 

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