Lake Placid High School concert Wednesday
May 14, 2013 To the editor, We would like to cordially invite the community of Lake Placid and music lovers in the Tri-Lakes area to attend the upcoming Spring Concert at Lake Placid High School. more »»
A summer of aquatic action
October 16, 2012 Adirondack waters offer top-notch recreation for swimming, paddling, boating, waterskiing or simply sitting on a dock marveling at a sunset. more »»
Where did all the pesky plants go?
October 2, 2012 Have you noticed something missing in the Adirondacks? Where invasive common reed grass or Japanese knotweed once towered, in many places, they are disappearing. more »»
Japanese barberry: a ticking time bomb
September 18, 2012 Oh, deer. Every Adirondack gardener has had a run in with this long-legged herbivore snacking on our annuals and perennials, otherwise known as ephemerals when they are deer approved. more »»
September 4, 2012 Just when you think that an invasive species is limited in its distribution — BAM — you get a call from an eagle-eyed volunteer and the situation suddenly changes. more »»
Clean, drain, dry, use, repeat
August 7, 2012 How many more invasive species will it take? The news this week isn’t good. Spiny waterflea, an invasive crustacean the size of a pinhead, is in the Champlain Canal and now Lake George. more »»
Have you seen swallow-wort vine?
June 12, 2012 The field season is here and the hunt for invasive plants is underway. Crews, volunteers and concerned citizens have eyes open for new infestations. more »»
Right plant, right place
May 15, 2012 Two weekends ago I had a real treat. It was the first good gardening weekend of the spring: warm, sunny weather, no biting insects, loose soil and little threat of freezing temperatures overnight. more »»
Fighting invasives in the winter months
May 1, 2012 Just because the snow flies in the winter does not mean that the work dies for those of us fighting invasive species. Here is a roundup of notable news that you may have missed in the last six months. more »»
Many hands make light work
October 4, 2011 As another field season comes to an end, the time begins for extending deep thanks and appreciation. The number of hands helping to stave off invasive species increases each yea. more »»
September 20, 2011 As I thought about what to feature this week, I realized that I have not yet written about one of the most high-profile invaders in the region — milfoil. more »»
Hydrilla: coming to a pond near you?
August 23, 2011 August is here and it seems that a report of a new invasive species appears nearly every week. It happened last summer and it’s happening this summer, too. more »»