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State buys 6,200 more Finch acres

April 27, 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 »»

Sapsuckers and the Rooster Comb jig

April 24, 2015 KEENE VALLEY — The hills were alive with the sounds of wildlif. more »»

Loons return as anglers take to the ponds

April 24, 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 »»

Monster season

April 23, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Whiteface and Gore mountain ski centers both opened early this season and closed late, making this a monster ski season. more »»

Microbeads entering Lake Placid wastewater

April 23, 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 »»

An Adirondack solution in Japan

April 17, 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 worl. more »»

Waiting game finally coming to an end

April 17, 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 »»

Rangers rescue lost, injured hikers

April 16, 2015 RAY BROOK — State Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers responded to the following incidents in the Adirondacks from April 6 to 12: - Warren County Lake George Wild Forest, town... more »»

Professor says yellow perch is a red herring

April 14, 2015 PAUL SMITHS — Conventional wisdom has held that yellow perch are a non-native species that’s a threat to native brook trout populations. more »»

Lake Flower boat washing planned

April 14, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — The state’s boat launch on Lake Flower could become the first in the Tri-Lakes area to have a boat washing station designed to help prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. more »»

Lost hiker found safe in Ray Brook

April 13, 2015 RAY BROOK — A local man spent two nights lost in the woods before state forest rangers found him this morning. more »»

The ups and downs of two crows

April 10, 2015 KEENE — In Keene, there’s a lot to see in 3.5 miles. more »»

Wellness and adventure in the deep woods

April 10, 2015 Last weekend, I spent a few days skiing the backcountry on a mix of crusted snow and fresh powder. more »»

Keene man wants to build disc golf course

April 9, 2015 KEENE VALLEY — A Keene man wants to build a disc golf course near Marcy Field. more »»

A threat to hemlocks

April 8, 2015 LAKE PLACID — A fungus infestation in the 1900s almost wiped out American chestnut trees, and now scientists are worried the same thing could happen to eastern hemlocks in the Adirondacks. more »»

Climbers dig themselves out of Mt. Colden avalanche

April 6, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Two climbers survived an avalanche in Mount Colden’s Trap Dike on Saturday, March 2. more »»

Effects of winter on the river and its trout

April 3, 2015 WILMINGTON — The West Branch of the AuSable River has been and continues to be a solid contributor to the North Country’s economic well-being. more »»

Transitioning from winter’s ice into springtime melt

April 3, 2015 April in the Adirondacks is a time for traditions and transitions as sweet steam billows from an assortment of modern sugar shacks and a collection of backyard evaporators. more »»



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