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APA gets feedback on trains, bikes and bridges

January 8, 2016 RAY BROOK — About 20 people attended as the state Adirondack Park Agency held the first of four public meetings regarding proposed changes to the State Land Master Plan Wednesday, Jan. 6. more »»

Freeze, baby, freeze

January 7, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Don’t go on the ice. That’s the message from community officials this wee. more »»

NYSDEC proposes changes to conservation easement rules

January 7, 2016 Even though the state Department of Environmental Conservation holds about 900,000 acres in conservation easements across the state, there is currently no legal procedure for modifying or... more »»

Keeping chickens healthy in the winter

January 6, 2016 VERMONTVILLE — Like many of you, my wife and I enjoy fresh eggs from our very own chickens. more »»

Nose-nipping, snow-crunching weather has finally arrived

January 6, 2016 The recent deep freeze should serve as a brief reminder of the fierce weather conditions that are typical of a traditional Adirondack winter. more »»

Cuomo’s Environmental Protection Fund pledge thrills green groups

January 5, 2016 Environmental groups praised Gov. Andrew Cuomo Tuesday as he proposed $300 million to the state’s Environmental Protection Fund in his 2016-17 budget. more »»

Cross-country venues greet first skiers

December 31, 2015 The area's cross-country ski centers opened for the season Tuesday, Dec. 29 following the first significant snowstorm of the winter. more »»

Whiteface Mountain turns on the lights for the holidays

December 31, 2015 WILMINGTON — When you are blessed with having a world-class ski resort in your backyard, you can pick your days to make a few turns. But if you are visiting, you don’t have that option. more »»

Study shows how salt is harming fish in Mirror Lake

December 31, 2015 LAKE PLACID — A month after the village Board of Trustees voted to test a liquid de-icer on a stretch of Mirror Lake Drive sidewalk, the Mirror Lake Watershed Association is trying to gain support... more »»

Audubon hosts annual bird count Jan. 3

December 31, 2015 This year’s winter weather may be for the birds, and that may prove to be good or bad for local avian residents. more »»

Deer is the most dangerous animal for airplanes

December 31, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — When people think of plane crashes involving animals, birds most likely come to mind. However, deer are ranked among all animals as the most dangerous to aircraft. more »»

At 60+ degrees, golf, boating join Christmas Eve activity list

December 24, 2015 As temperatures soar above 60 today, add golf and boating to their list of things to do. more »»

Harrietstown reverses rail-trail stance

December 24, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — In what may be a first for the contested Adirondack railroad corridor, a municipal board has announced support for keeping the tracks — and it’s a municipality that two years ago vote... more »»

Study shows how salt is harming fish in Mirror Lake

December 24, 2015 LAKE PLACID — A month after the village Board of Trustees voted to test a liquid de-icer on a stretch of Mirror Lake Drive sidewalk, the Mirror Lake Watershed Association is trying to gain support... more »»

Green group supports state’s rail-trail plan

December 19, 2015 The Park’s biggest environmental group is going on the record in support of the state’s plan for the Adirondack railroad corridor. more »»

Senate sends president bill to ban microbeads

December 19, 2015 WASHINGTON — Plastic microbeads used in soaps, body washes, toothpaste and other personal-care products will be phased out starting in 2017 under legislation approved by Congress and sent to the... more »»

EMBARK: Winter’s next corner

December 18, 2015 The winter climbing season quickly comes upon us every year like a surprise, even though you’d think we’d be used to the transition by now. more »»

EMBARK: Floodwood loop

December 17, 2015 We were getting ourselves amped up to get out and do our longest ski tour of the year, but deep in the back of our minds we had this worry about what to expect on such a long loop that we predicted... more »»

Good Santa

December 17, 2015 WILMINGTON — Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus, and he lives here at Santa’s Workshop at the North Pole. more »»

Park agency releases proposed primitive camping guidelines

December 17, 2015 Primitive campsites in the Forest Preserve could be subject to new regulations under a draft proposal before the state Adirondack Park Agency. The APA is accepting comments until Jan. more »»

 
 

 

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