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DEC seeks more scientific moose count

November 14, 2014 RAY BROOK — Moose have returned to the Adirondacks, but no one knows for how long. The massive ungulates were extirpated from the region in the 1800s largely due to unregulated hunting. more »»

Whiteface, Gore to open Sunday

November 14, 2014 Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced today that the 2014-15 skiing and riding season will begin this weekend at Gore and Whiteface mountains. more »»

Wilmington mountain biking discussion opens at DEC meeting

November 14, 2014 WILMINGTON — Could this town be the mountain biking capital of the Adirondacks? About 40 people gave state Department of Environmental Conservation representatives input on updates to the unit... more »»

DEC seeks public comment on aquatic invasive species plan

November 13, 2014 The state Department of Environmental Conservation is inviting feedback on its new plan to take action against aquatic invasive species. more »»

NY state doles out $500k in Finch business, access grants

November 13, 2014 New York is handing out $500,000 in grants to improve access and increase tourism in communities where the state acquired former Finch Pruyn & Co. timberlands. more »»

Rail trail public meetings end in Lake Placid

November 13, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The public has spoken, and it is divided. On Friday, No. more »»

Hunting camp evolves with new demographic

November 12, 2014 Regrettably, less than 8 percent of the U.S. population regularly participates in the most traditional of all outdoor recreational pursuits. more »»

Finding a way to get out of range

November 8, 2014 Unfortunately, I spent the majority of last weekend indoors, which is a highly unusual event in my normal autumn routine. more »»

NYSEF gets kids physical year-round

November 7, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Mountain sports become a way of life for some. more »»

Rail trail meetings continue

November 7, 2014 TUPPER LAKE — If the state departments of Environmental Conservation and Transportation have learned one thing from the recent round of public comment sessions, it’s that the public is interested in... more »»

DEC approves fire tower restoration plan

November 7, 2014 Restoration of the fire towers atop St. Regis and Hurricane mountains is expected to start next year. more »»

ORDA ponders zip line at Whiteface

November 3, 2014 WILMINGTON — The state Olympic Regional Development Authority is still considering putting a zip line at one of the facilities it manages. The idea has been many years in the making. more »»

Summit steward program gets a boost

November 1, 2014 LAKE PLACID — If you’ve hiked in the Adirondack High Peaks, you’ve probably met a summit steward. more »»

A hard lesson in hunting preparedness

November 1, 2014 It’s been a relatively wet week in the local woods, which made for quiet travel and expanded views. more »»

Rail-trail debate continues in Old Forge

October 31, 2014 OLD FORGE — The state Department of Environmental Conservation and the state Department of Transportation have been busy researching rail trail options, and they are ready to share what they have... more »»

DEC seeks to amend Wilmington Wild Forest plan

October 31, 2014 WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Wild Forest Unit Management Plan is under review for a possible amendment to identify improvement and expansion of trails within the unit, state Department of... more »»

State priorities explained at Utica rail-trail meeting

October 29, 2014 UTICA — While the fate of the Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corridor remains uncertain, one thing is for sure: People have strong opinions on this issue, and no two opinions are alik. more »»

Car hits, kills moose near Bloomingdale

October 29, 2014 A moose died after it was struck by a sport-utility vehicle while crossing state Route 3 outside Bloomingdale Tuesday night, Oct. 28. more »»

DEC hears Open Space Plan comments

October 29, 2014 RAY BROOK — Officials with the state Department of Environmental Conservation heard comments from five people during a public hearing on the draft of the Open Space Plan Thursday, Oct. 23. more »»

Reflections on Snow Mountain

October 24, 2014 KEENE VALLEY— Sunday was a cold, dreary day to be on the summit of Snow Mountain. more »»

 
 

 

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