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Nature brings it all back home

June 2, 2012 Last weekend, I received a phone call from a young lady who was looking for a local river to run with her new kayak. more »»

Boat building: the rewards of doing it yourself

May 30, 2012 My father was recovering from a heart attack, flipping through a magazine at the library, when he decided to build his first boat. more »»

No need to stay inside, but check for ticks

May 27, 2012 Shortly after her first child was born, Colleen Safford left Manhattan for a 10-acre spread north of the urban jungle to create a new life for her growing family — a life immersed in the outdoors. more »»

Meeting old friends for the first time

May 25, 2012 Last week, I had the unique opportunity to visit with some old friends who I hadn’t even met yet. The meeting occurred near a place that remains far away, but close to the heart. more »»

Nature writer battles neurological ailments

May 19, 2012 For nearly two years, Bloomingdale writer and naturalist guide Ed Kanze has been battling a mysterious neurological ailment that has caused a tingling feeling in his extremities and a burning... more »»

At rest in the lonesome wind

May 17, 2012 The lyrics of an old song were on my mind when I first discovered the small, nondescript stone monument hidden in the thick brush. more »»

Fly tyer shares secrets in new book

May 12, 2012 Rainbow Lake fly tyer Vince Wilcox has penned his first book. The 252-page book is called “Vince Wilcox’s Naturally Artificial Signature Flies” and was published by Lyons Press. more »»

Take precautions when boating in cold water

May 6, 2012 The state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation issued a statement in mid-March reminding people to be wary of the dangers of falling into cold water while boating. more »»

Warm-weather season springs to life

May 3, 2012 Despite an abbreviated return of winter, spring has finally sprung across the entire spectrum, and green has again become the most dominant color on the landscape. more »»

Wildlife encounters in the Northwest Territories

April 28, 2012 Bill Ulinski got a taste for the Northwest Territories in August of 2009 when he visited a string of unnamed waters east of the Thelon River. more »»

Winter storms back as turkey season approaches

April 26, 2012 In a manner that typifies the contrary nature of the Adirondack region, a sudden burst of winter weather revisited the region just as the spring season was about to fully unfurl. more »»

Balancing wild lands and human intervention

April 23, 2012 As a rule, outdoor travelers don’t like rules. They often choose to travel in desolate areas simply because there are no rules, regulations or other such man-made limitations. more »»

Loon rescues increasing in number

April 21, 2012 Last May, Lake Placid resident Larry Master was driving past Mirror Lake when he noticed something out of the ordinary. more »»

Angling opportunities right in town

April 15, 2012 For anglers interested in seeking lake trout, spring is a time to find them on the shoals and in shallow waters. more »»

DEC proposes new hunting rules

April 12, 2012 The state Department of Environmental Conservation is proposing new rules for deer and bear hunting in New Yor. more »»

A mountain pond matter

April 6, 2012 We do not go to the green woods and crystal waters to rough it, we go to smooth it. We get it rough enough at home, in towns and cities. more »»

Brook trout spawning delayed by warm water

April 5, 2012 A study published in Global Change Biology, a scientific journal, found that brook trout spawn later in the fall and aren’t as productive when water temperatures are elevated in the summer months. more »»

Wilmington pentathlon adapting to conditions

April 3, 2012 WILMINGTON — An unlucky year weather-wise has made planning difficult for a new race scheduled in Wilmington on Saturday, April 14, but the organizers of the Rites of Spring Pentathlon are still... more »»

Angler’s dream: Clear ponds on opening day

March 31, 2012 Following a week of record-setting temperatures, spring has sprung onto the scene. more »»

Fire danger a concern because of dry conditions

March 28, 2012 RAY BROOK — The National Weather Service issued a “Hazardous Weather Outlook” for much of the northern Adirondacks Tuesday, March 27 because conditions were conducive for fires, although none of th... more »»

 
 

 

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