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DEC releases temporary access plan for Boreas Ponds

August 31, 2016 Technically, the 20,700-acre Boreas Ponds tract has been open to the public since the state bought it in May, but there was no state guidance on how to use the land until Wednesday afternoon, when... more »»

Shaq in the backwoods

August 31, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Monday night between 10 and 11 p.m. . more »»

Week of overnight searches for hikers

August 31, 2016 Six night searches for hikers — several of them overnight — marked the week for state Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers in the Adirondacks. more »»

Seeking a toehold

August 29, 2016 more »»

Seeking 6

August 27, 2016 Like hundreds of others, my time in the Tri-Lakes area is split between the two villages of Saranac Lake and Lake Placid, but until last weekend, I hadn’t been somewhere where I could view each of... more »»

Spiny waterflea found in Indian Lake

August 27, 2016 INDIAN LAKE — An Adirondack lake that was touted as one of the last outposts free from invasive species is now confirmed to no longer hold that mantle. more »»

Trail buddy Bernie

August 27, 2016 KEENE — The first time Syracuse University student Garet Bleir summited Mount Marcy, it was last summer in cold, windy conditions. more »»

Trying to hang on to the fleeting summer season

August 27, 2016 Although there are sure to be a few Indian Summer days left in the Adirondack calendar, it is evident autumn is on the way. more »»

Tent it up, take it down

August 26, 2016 On Tuesday and Wednesday, Cycle Adirondacks participants spent their evening hours in a tent city set up at the Petrova school field in Saranac Lake. more »»

DEC takes comments on fishing reg change proposals

August 26, 2016 The state Department of Environmental Conservation is accepting public comments on proposed changes to freshwater fishing regulations until Oct. . more »»

Wildlife refuge to host annual Habitat Awareness Day

August 26, 2016 WILMINGTON — The Adirondack Wildlife Refuge and Rehabilitation Center will host the ninth annual Adirondack Habitat Awareness Day on Sunday, Sept. 4. more »»

EPA links increase in Lyme disease to climate change

August 25, 2016 The federal Environmental Protection Agency has linked increasing cases of Lyme disease to climate change. more »»

Popular state-run Adirondack lake beach closed again

August 24, 2016 LAKE GEORGE (AP) — A popular state-owned beach in the southern Adirondacks is closed for the second time in less than a week because of high levels of bacteri. more »»

Riverkeeper studying Hudson from Ad’ks to N.Y. Harbor

August 24, 2016 MECHANICVILLE — After nearly a decade of pollution patrols that have spurred sewage cleanup efforts on the Hudson River from the Albany area to New York Harbor, the environmental group Riverkeeper... more »»

Nine rescues make Saturday busy for DEC

August 23, 2016 Nine rescues on Saturday in the Adirondacks kept state Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers and other officials busy from 4 a.m. through midnight. more »»

Riverkeeper studying Hudson from Adirondacks to NYC

August 23, 2016 MECHANICVILLE (AP) — The environmental group Riverkeeper is expanding its Hudson River water quality testing program to the river’s source high in the Adirondack Mountains. more »»

Different court halts DEC tree cutting

August 22, 2016 A judge from the Appellate Division of the New York state court system has halted tree cutting on a snowmobile trail by the Department of Environmental Conservation until Aug. 29 at least. more »»

Taking it all in

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Hot summer creates lightning danger

August 20, 2016 Don’t believe the old adage that says, “lightning never strikes the same place twice. more »»

In the woods and on the podium

August 20, 2016 Apparently, last week’s column touched a nerve among a variety of woods travelers. The story touched on how much is too much in terms of overuse of the local woods and water. more »»



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