Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | Tearsheets | Media Kit | All Access E-Edition | Routes | Home RSS

What does the future hold for New York’s moose?

December 11, 2013
By RICHARD GAST , Adirondack Daily Enterprise

Moose once inhabited northern New York in great numbers, but as a result of habitat destruction and relentless hunting, they were eliminated during the 19th century. It is widely accepted that the last native Adirondack moose was an 800-pound cow shot near Raquette Lake in 1861. Two attempts at re-establishing a viable population by releasing them in Hamilton County, one in 1894 to 1895 and the other in 1902 to 1903, failed.



I am looking for:
News, Blogs & Events Web