Lake Placid Newshttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com/page/category.detail/nav/5059/Outdoorsen-usFri, 20 Oct 2017 23:11:59 EDTFri, 20 Oct 2017 23:11:59 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssDEC handles oil spill in Saranac Riverhttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com/page/content.detail/id/527593.htmlSARANAC LAKE - State Department of Environmental Conservation staff worked to contain a mysterious oil spill in the Saranac River Thursday afternoon.Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDTRangers help battle wildfires out westhttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com/page/content.detail/id/527578.htmlThe state Department of Environmental Conservation is sending 20 employees and volunteers to California to help battle wildfires that are raging out of control. The crew includes at least two Tri-Lakes forest rangers.Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDTMeasure would cut red tape on 'forever wild' landhttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com/page/content.detail/id/527579.htmlPISECO LAKE - This tiny mountain town in New York's Adirondack Mountains wants to add a bike lane to a narrow lakeside road, but it would need the permission of voters from Brooklyn to Buffalo to do it.Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDTCaterpillars bite into syrup productionhttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com/page/content.detail/id/527580.htmlLAKE PLACID - A native caterpillar is wreaking havoc on sugar maple trees across northern New York, and one local expert said it could have a big impact on maple syrup production next year.Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDTLearning, Adirondack style, at NCCC wilderness practicumhttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com/page/content.detail/id/527581.htmlSARANAC LAKE - When people think of college education, thoughts of crushing debt, library study sessions and raucous parties may come to mind.Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT