The Lake George Association’s lake stewards are back at work protecting Lake George from foreign species that threaten the water quality as well as the lake's ecology and recreational aspects.
While the state has balked at sponsoring boat inspection and decontamination to control the spread of aquatic invasive species, the town of Chester has voted to purchase a boat decontamination station and locate it at Loon Lake. They've also voted to boost the hours for lake stewards to be posted at local lakes to inspect boats for invasives before the watercraft are launched.
As many as 14 sixth-grade students crowded onto a pair of small boxes set up at the other end of a rope swing, trying to stay out of the “lava.”
Notes from the North Woods
It certainly has been an interesting week to be in the woods.
They say the early bird gets the worm. It should read: “The early riser gets the bird,” and hopefully that bird’s a turkey, but for me, I think the “bird” is all I’m getting, so to speak!
Cheney Mountain hike slated June 1
The second annual Mineville Iron Ore Man Challenge hopes to build on last year’s success while attracting attention to the community’s newest hiking trail.
An unruly neighbor who pulled down a local family’s bird feeders and was even so bold as to get less than a foot from their kitchen window at night threatens to make them take their feeders inside
Hotaling, who graduated from Plattsburgh State in December with a degree in business, said that opening a sporting goods store was not her top option, but realized that there was a need for it in the community.
What started out as an apprehension of young skateboarders has resulted in a new recreational venue not only for local athletes, but for competitive 'boarders and tourists from all over the nation.
The Adirondack Park Agency Board met May 9 at APA headquarters and discussed alternatives to classify the state’s newly acquired land formerly owned by the Finch, Pruyn paper company.
Below are the results from the 56th Annual Hudson River Whitewater Derby, held the weekend of May 4-5, submitted by organizer Kate Nightingale.
Fishing opportunities on stretches of shoreline along four Adirondack trout waters and one pond are now open to anglers New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens announced May 1.
Notes from the North Woods
Adirondackers have again begun practicing that old, familiar wave.
The weather has gone from winter to summer in about three days. The lack of rain and hot sun are warming things up and drying things out.
A century ago, family farms were common throughout the Adirondacks, providing local food to area residents — but industrialized farming took its place in the mid-1900s. But now, after a 70-year absence, small farms in the Adirondacks are on the rebound. One milestone in this trend is that fresh, naturally-grown vegetables, meat, eggs and yogurt — all produced locally in the Adirondacks — will be available this summer in Warrensburg as well as North Creek and Glens Falls due to a new Farm Share program.