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Leaf-peeping season a little behind schedule

September 26, 2016 ALBANY (AP) — Leaf-peeping season is running a little behind schedule this year. Observers for Empire State Development's I Love New York program say changes are just beginning in the Adirondacks. more »»

DEC to reclaim ponds for brook trout

September 24, 2016 The state Department of Environmental Conservation is hoping that two local ponds, each currently overrun with non-native species, will be able to be reclaimed with brook trou. more »»

Hunting no longer just a man’s game

September 24, 2016 “In a civilized and cultured country, wild animals only continue to exist at all when preserved by sportsmen. more »»

Falling into tourism

September 24, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Someone in Albany forgot to tell Mother Nature that peak foliage season only happens on the weekends. more »»

New York fall tourism campaign dates to 1940s

September 24, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Asked how long New York has been issuing its Fall Foliage Report, Eric Scheffel, the Empire State Development employee who administers the weekly report for the I Love NY campaign,... more »»

Ridership grows

September 23, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — Although the train tracks between here and Lake Placid are set to be removed, local rail bike company Rail Explorers expanded its Adirondack operation this summer by adding an 18-mile... more »»

Agency sets tentative Boreas hearing dates

September 22, 2016 RAY BROOK — The state Adirondack Park Agency’s State Land Committee last week set tentative dates for public hearings on classification of the 20,000-acre Boreas Ponds tract, which the state... more »»

Ducks Unlimited hopes to open Paul Smith’s chapter

September 20, 2016 PAUL SMITHS — Ducks Unlimited probably conjures images of hunters using dogs to grab ducks that have been shot from behind a duck blind on the edge of a remote lak. more »»

Can you spot the bird?

September 20, 2016 more »»

DEC unit locates healthy population of rare fish

September 20, 2016 CHAMPLAIN — The state Department of Environmental Conservation’s rare fish unit located a population of threatened fish in the Great Chazy River earlier this month. more »»

Medical distress leads to three ranger rescues

September 20, 2016 State Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers helped three separate people in the Adirondacks suffering from medical distress this past week. more »»

Red sky

September 19, 2016 more »»

Troopers put down moose hit by car

September 19, 2016 CORTLANDT (AP) — State troopers say a moose had to be put down over the weekend after it had been hit by a car in one of New York City’s northern suburb. more »»

Wildlife refuge provides closer look

September 17, 2016 WILMINGTON — The Adirondack Wildlife Refuge in Wilmington is kind of like a zoo, but not really. “At a zoo, you might only get a paragraph or two about the animal,” co-owner Steve Hall said. more »»

Anticipating a time of transition and tradition

September 17, 2016 As the high holy days of the sporting life grow near, sportsmen and women will take to the local waters to pack in just a few more brook trout forays before the trout season comes to an end on Oct. more »»

DEC will turn hikers away from Adirondak Loj

September 16, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The state Department of Environmental Conservation announced yesterday that when the parking lot at Adirondak Loj fills up over the Columbus Day weekend, forest rangers will turn ... more »»

6er logo televised at Bills game

September 16, 2016 ORCHARD PARK — The Saranac Lake 6er logo was seen clearly during Thursday night’s CBS broadcast of the New York Jets and Buffalo Bills football game. more »»

Rescues fewer after Labor Day

September 16, 2016 With the passing of Labor Day, the Adirondack backcountry has fewer people, meaning state forest rangers had a lighter week of rescuing lost and injured people than during the busy summer seaso. more »»

Forest ranger, ECO exams coming soon

September 16, 2016 The state Department of Environmental Conservation announced that the deadline for applying to take the civil service exams to become a forest ranger or environmental conservation officer will be... more »»

 
 

 

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