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Skiing along historic Old Mountain Road

March 8, 2019 KEENE — The Jackrabbit Ski Trail covers a lot of ground between Keene and Paul Smiths, and at least one section is laden with history. more »»

Swimming Through Trees journey begins with blank canvas

March 6, 2019 So what is “Swimming Through Trees?” Well, I guess it would be shorter to tell you what it isn’t. more »»

Bills would activate Adirondack-Catskill land bank

March 1, 2019 Two bills before the state Assembly and Senate would activate a land bank created for the Adirondack and Catskill parks with a constitutional amendment. The bills — introduced by North Country Sen. more »»

Local watershed protection efforts get federal grants

March 1, 2019 WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik on Friday, Feb. 22 announced Lake Champlain Basin Program grants awarded to projects in her district. more »»

Bill would rate hikes for difficulty

March 1, 2019 A bill introduced in the state Assembly’s Environmental Conservation Committee would create a three-year program intended to increase hiker safety through a rating system and trailhead signag. more »»

Brewski is packed as snow returns to Tupper trails

March 1, 2019 By AARON CERBONE Staff Writer TUPPER LAKE — Thick snow and blue skies brought a record number of skiers to the Tupper Lake Chamber of Commerce’s Brew-ski at the town’s James C. Frenette Sr. more »»

Dozens of state bills could affect hunting, fishing, trapping

March 1, 2019 The New York State Assembly’s Environmental Conservation Committee has more than 240 bills before it in the 2019 session, and dozens of those would affect aspects of hunting, fishing and trapping,... more »»

A closer look at the common redpoll

February 27, 2019 VERMONTVILLE — One notably absent species in the Tri-Lakes during last year’s annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count was the common redpoll, and although none were seen during the concerted effort,... more »»

Adirondack Land Trust earns national recognition

February 27, 2019 KEENE — The Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance, announced on Wednesday, Feb. more »»

Canoe area ski tour

February 20, 2019 LAKE CLEAR — The St. Regis Canoe Area is better known for an abundance of paddling opportunities, but in winter, the wilderness is home of some great cross-country skiing trails. more »»

Sagal’s running book provides laughs, inspiration

February 13, 2019 Many people know Peter Sagal as the host of NPR’s Wait Wait ... Don’t Tell Me news quiz, but Sagal is also a marathon runner. His new book is part memoir, part inspiration and part running advic. more »»

DEC spots over 80 moose in 42 hours

February 8, 2019 In its fifth straight year of aerial surveying for moose in the Adirondack Park, the state Department of Environmental Conservation said nearly 100 healthy moose were spotted over a four-day period. more »»

Seggos to remain DEC commissioner

February 7, 2019 State Department of Environmental Conservation commissioner Basil Seggos has announced that he will stay on as head of the department, reversing a previous decision to leave. Shortly after Gov. more »»

Ski tour to a summer favorite

February 6, 2019 BLOOMINGDALE — Over the summer, Moose Pond is a favorite place to go paddling and swimming for many locals. more »»

Play it safe during the Adirondack deep freeze

February 6, 2019 Although the winter season officially arrived back in December, the new season wasn’t confirmed until a recent cold snap, packing gale force winds and sub-zero temperatures settled over the region... more »»

Breaking down the B’dale Bog Trail

January 30, 2019 SARANAC LAKE — The Bloomingdale Bog Trail is a snowmobile trail that is also popular with cross-country skiers, fat tire bikers and walkers during the winter, when snowmobile grooming keeps the... more »»

The good ol’ days of snowball hooliganism 

January 30, 2019 My ears are still ringing, and I can’t stop chuckling after engaging in some of the long, lost fun I enjoyed as a kid. Admittedly, I was somewhat of a delinquent, but not in the classic sense. more »»

Christmas Count spots 40 species

January 23, 2019 SARANAC LAKE — The annual Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count took place late last month, and although a few species of expected birds were not seen, volunteers counted 40 species during the... more »»

TNC survey takes pulse of voters

January 16, 2019 A bipartisan sample of likely 2020 New York voters said in a recent survey that climate change is not only happening, but that the state should take concrete steps to address it. more »»

Mountaineering Festival brings climbing stars to town

January 16, 2019 KEENE VALLEY — The Mountaineer and Adirondack Rock and River will host the 23rd annual Adirondack International Mountaineering Festival from Friday, Jan. 18 to Monday, Jan. 21. more »»

 
 

 

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