Lake Placid News, 25 May 2019 21:59:12 EDTSat, 25 May 2019 21:59:12 EDT's Bald Spot and beyond've been flirting with this hike for a while now, starting way back in the summer of 2014 when I was adventuring in the area over near Razorback Pond.Sat, 25 May 2019 00:00:00 EDTBear spray can be difficult to find BROOK - In the summer of 2018, there were dozens of bear-related incidents in the North Country, including a recurring campsite raider that was eventually euthanized by the state Department of Environmental Conservation.Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 EDTCanoeing/fishing trip to Little Clear and Grass is not one of those sports where the learning curve is beyond the average recreationist. However, it does take a sort of finesse and, quite honestly, patience with your fellow paddle.Sat, 18 May 2019 00:00:00 EDTLeave No Trace PLACID - The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism is readying a team of ambassadors to get on social media and promote the Adirondacks, but the group was given a quick course in Leave No Trace ethics before they hit the trail.Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 EDTThe brown-headed cowbird, an avian parasite - At first glance, the brown-headed cowbird is somewhat plain, as its name would suggest. But while the iridescent black of the male's body may shine, the females have an even darker agenda.Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 EDT