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Lincoln's Avengers highlight history tour in Saranac

Jan Couture, the Town of Saranac historian, will host the History of Saranac Tour April 26 in commemoration of five Saranac residents who helped capture John Wilkes Booth.

Waiting for ice out to turn the trout on! | Notes from the North Woods

It appears the long, hard, Adirondack winter may finally be coming to a conclusion, and while many local anglers are still hauling around their ice fishing gear, it’s time to get out your trout gear as the annual “ice out” grows near.

New endowment established at Adirondack Land Trust

The Adirondack Land Trust is delighted to announce that the F. M. Kirby Foundation has made a $2 million commitment to help fund perpetual care of working farms and forests under conservation easements.

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Lady long Rider sojourns in North Creek

Long rider Bernice Ende stopped in North Creek about halfway through her record-breaking round-trip horseback ride from the west coast to the east and back again.

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Lake George Land Conservancy completes 18 acre transaction

The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) recently completed the purchase of more than 18 acres in the Town of Putnam (Washington County) that provides a point of public access to LGLC’s 189-acre Anthony’s Nose property.

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Champlain Area Trails readies second big hike

Champlain Area Trails (CATS) is teaming up with local businesses to host the second “Grand Inn-to-Inn Hike” on Saturday, May 9. 

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Cornell Cooperative Extension 4-H, YMCA-sponsored summer camp to return

Cornell Cooperative Extension 4-H and the YMCA are once again offering a certified Summer Day Camp for summer 2015 at the Malone Ice Arena to all area youth 5-12 years of age.

Running against Parkinson’s

Plattsburgh Half Marathon and Relay returns for the sixth year, with proceeds going toward Team Fox and the fight against Parkinson's Disease.

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Adirondack Marathon registration now open for 2015 races

Registration is now open for the Adirondack Marathon Saturday, Sept. 26 and Sunday, Sept. 27.

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Black smoke and orange flame | Conservation Conversations

Over 80 Fire fighters from both the United States and Canada trained for crude oil fires involving railroads at the Security and Emergency Response Training Center (SERTC) in Pueblo Colorado recently.

Opening day for trout and April Fools | Notes from the North Woods

Researchers finally confirmed what most children already knew, which is the fact that outdoor recreation provides a variety of important benefits beyond the obvious fun and games.

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Spring will be seasonally delayed | Notes from the North Woods

Although the arrival of the spring season has come and gone, it appears the winter season will continue to maintain command over the local landscape, with a deep snowpack in the woods, and chilly temperatures in the air.

DEC, police rescue stranded Marcy climbers

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Sunday, March 22 commended the Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers, Environmental Conservation Officers and New York State Police involved in the rescue of a mother and her two sons from the summit of Mt. Marcy in Essex County after searching overnight in extreme weather conditions.

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‘Great Upstate Boat Show’ returns to Qby.’s sports dome next weekend

A boat show that is hosted in a dome for all-weather comfort, is set to open Friday March 27 featuring event discounts, prizes and a wide array of watercraft accessories.

The sporting life: Old as the hills, fresh as the rain | Notes from the North Woods

As has been my custom for more than a decade or so, I recently spent another fine, March day traveling down Schroon Lake way in order to attend the annual Adirondack Sportsman’s Dinner.

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