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Popping up

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State Senate OKs new environmental crime

April 29, 2015 ALBANY (AP) — The New York state Senate has voted to create a new crime to go after those who damage the environment while committing another offense. The Senate passed the bill on Tuesday. more »»

First mountain

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Cuomo appoints task force to protect bees

April 27, 2015 ALBANY (AP) — Bees and butterflies are the focus of a new state task force created by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. more »»

Sapsuckers and the Rooster Comb jig

April 25, 2015 KEENE VALLEY — The hills were alive with the sounds of wildlife. more »»

Loons return as anglers take to the ponds

April 25, 2015 Heavy rains driven by fierce winds have combined with several hot sunny days to expedite the unendingly slow process of ice-out in the Adirondack. more »»

Dewey Mountain rolls out summer programs

April 25, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — Now that all the snow has melted — well, maybe not quite — Dewey Mountain Recreation Center is gearing up for summer. more »»

APA streamlines permits to fight invasives

April 25, 2015 RAY BROOK — The state Adirondack Park Agency wants to expedite its review process for projects that involve the eradication of invasive species. more »»

State buys 6,200 more Finch acres

April 24, 2015 New York state has purchased another parcel of former Finch, Pruyn and Co. property near the southern High Peaks Wilderness, opening up additional opportunities for fishing, paddling and hiking. Gov. more »»

ORDA: Cold weather made long winter ‘average’ for downhill ski traffic

April 24, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Whiteface and Gore Mountain ski centers opened early this season and closed late, making this a monster ski season in terms of length. more »»

Town starts charging $7 to park at Garden trailhead

April 24, 2015 KEENE VALLEY— Starting today, the town of Keene will charge $7 to park in the Garden, a popular hiking trailhead. more »»

Coyote sightings add up in Manhattan

April 24, 2015 NEW YORK — One moseyed around Manhattan’s East Village. Another was caught in trendy Chelsea. Yet another rambled through a Hudson River park this week. Tourists? Hipsters? Coyotes. more »»

Final Hudson dredging season looms, but what is PCBs’ lasting effect?

April 24, 2015 ALBANY — Government trustees assessing damage to the Hudson River from prolonged PCB contamination on Thursday stressed the widespread harm to its fish as a final season of dredging looms. more »»

A stroll through the Wild Center’s Wild Walk

April 23, 2015 TUPPER LAKE — We entered the woods from the back of The Wild Center parking lot and followed a winding path through an evergreen forest. more »»

Rangers help lost hikers, child

April 23, 2015 RAY BROOK — State Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers responded to the following search-and-rescue incidents in the Adirondacks the week of April 13 to 19: --- FRANKLIN COUNTY... more »»

Beating the beads

April 22, 2015 LAKE PLACID — They’re found in body wash, facial scrub and toothpaste, and they don’t disappear after they’re washed down the drain. more »»

Towns near Lake George vow to cut road salt pollution

April 20, 2015 LAKE GEORGE (AP) — Groups that organized to fight invasive species in Lake George are now targeting road salt pollution. more »»

An Adirondack solution in Japan

April 18, 2015 LAKE PLACID — It’s a busy day in the High Peaks when 50 people are enjoying the view from the summit of Mount Marcy at once. That’s nothing for Mount Fuji, the most-climbed mountain in the world. more »»

Waiting game finally coming to an end

April 18, 2015 Following a string of warm, brilliant bluebird days, it appears spring is finally on the way. The seasonal transition has been fairly gradual to date. more »»

Harsh Northeast winter was no hindrance to hungry ticks

April 17, 2015 ALBANY — Think you’re safe from ticks because the harsh winter froze them or because you haven’t been trekking through the woods? Think again. more »»

 
 

 

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