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Dog days of summer bring cicadas

July 27, 2016 From the northwest corner of a brand new crescent moon, crickets and cicadas sing a rare and different tune,” goes the Grateful Dead song Terrapin Statio. more »»

Work continues on St. Regis fire tower

July 27, 2016 PAUL SMITHS — A nonprofit group continues to rehabilitate the nearly 100-year-old fire tower that sits atop one of the area’s most popular hikes. Last week, Friends of St. more »»

A new take on the good old outdoors

July 27, 2016 Last week, I devoted this column space to the traditional Scandinavian concept of friluftsliv, which promotes outdoor recreation to provide positive benefits for both the land and healthy people who... more »»

Study: Mirror Lake salt, sand levels higher than expected

July 21, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The AuSable River Association was surprised to find high concentrations of road salt and suspended solids such as sand in unexpected locations along the southeast shore of Mirror Lake,... more »»

Zip line coming to Lake Placid

July 21, 2016 LAKE PLACID — For all the years Jen Jubin has spent at her family’s Cascade Cross Country Ski Center, she’s never been up in one of the ground’s trees. more »»

52-peak challenge for a cause

July 20, 2016 Neil Luckhurst is no stranger to hiking in the Adirondacks and has done multiple single-season assaults on the 46 High Peaks. He has even bushwhacked all of them to. more »»

Friluftsliv is alive and well in the Adirondacks

July 20, 2016 Recognizing the human need for a comfortable coexistence in the outdoors is an example of what the concept of “friluftsliv” has to offer. more »»

Rangers provide invaluable public service

July 13, 2016 Each and every week, you can read in this paper about state forest rangers rescuing lost people or providing backcountry medical care to hikers with broken ankles. more »»

Cooking up an appetite with tasty camp fare

July 13, 2016 The old saying “an Army marches on its stomach” also holds true for hikers, paddlers and similar outdoor travelers. more »»

Ernie Coons is a mentor who will be missed

July 8, 2016 Every kid needs an old timer to kick around with It’s the way of the woods, especially when it comes to outdoor pursuits. more »»

Rock snot: It’s native but can be a nuisance

July 8, 2016 Rock snot is the not-so-sexy name of a slimy goop that can be found clinging to rocks in streams of the Northeast. more »»

DEC adopts new conservation plan for bald eagles

July 7, 2016 The state Department of Environmental Conservation announced this week a finalized plan for protecting bald eagles in New York. more »»

Bike event lets people tour local farms

June 30, 2016 Imagine biking from farm to farm, getting samples of food raised right there where you stop to take a break, cows lingering in the pasture as you glide by on your bike. more »»

A New High Peaks hiking challenge

June 29, 2016 Erik Schlimmer is the kind of guy who likes a challenge. But not just any challenge. He likes to pick one that nobody else has done. Or at least that only one or two other people have done. more »»

The trails and rivers less traveled

June 29, 2016 I spent most of the past week enjoying views from the eastern edge of the Adirondacks while traveling on the increasingly popular Champlain Area Trails system, or CAT. more »»

Beware of ticks, especially in Keene, doctor warns

June 23, 2016 Keene and Keene Valley are often considered epicenters of hiking, biking, skiing and other outdoor pursuits, but the area is becoming known as an epicenter for another, not so flattering thing: Lyme... more »»

Seggos confirmed as DEC commissioner

June 23, 2016 Acting Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos was unanimously confirmed by the state Senate to be the 15th commissioner of the DEC on Thursday, June 1. more »»

Moose hunting bill moves forward

June 22, 2016 A bill that would have the state Department of Environmental Conservation develop moose hunting regulations passed the state Senate last week. Sen. more »»

Historical look at Rainbow narrows

June 22, 2016 We set off from Buck Pond campground in Onchiota, and as soon as we hit the water, the bugs were gone with a light breeze that barely rippled the wate. more »»

 
 

 

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