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County, CATS and Lewis team for trail

The Town of Lewis, Essex County and Champlain Area Trails (CATS) are teaming up to develop multi-use trails at Thrall Dam Park in Lewis.

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The great Adirondack Flycasting Championships | Notes from the North Woods

Although the ancient Egyptians have been credited with utilizing a combination of fur and feathers on a hook for the purpose of angling for fish, there is very little known about the history of flyfishing prior to the seventeenth century.

Site of Wilderness Act signing turned over to Adirondack Park

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the family of Howard Zahniser has granted New York State a conservation easement on the cabin where much of the Federal Wilderness Act of 1964 was drafted, allowing for the site to be protected as part of the Adirondack Forest Preserve.

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The survival of a native species | Notes from the North Woods

September 11 is a date that will long be remembered in the history of this country.

The circle of life

Last evening, I said to my wife, “maybe we should start a fire, it’s getting cool”.

‘Heaviest Deer’ contest announced

The Chazy Rod and Gun Club will be sponsoring “The Heaviest Deer Contest” through Dec. 12.

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Fifth annual Great Adirondack Moose Festival scheduled

The 5th annual Great Adirondack Moose Festival, New York States’ first ever moose-themed fete, offers visitors of all ages a fantastic adirondack experience.

The history and lore of the Adirondack fire towers

This program will be presented by Marty Podskoch on Wednesday, September 17th at 7:00 p.m. It is sponsored by the Historical Society of the Town of Chester. The program is free and open to the public.

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Extensive project to upgrade Million Dollar Beach launched

Environmentally-friendly porous pavement, boat washing stations, swimming and fishing piers with universal access, and an improved vehicle traffic flow — are all coming soon to Lake George's famed Million Dollar Beach in a $6.3 million construction project.

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New York begins its long big game season | Notes from the North Woods

It may seem far too early for hunters to be taking to the woods again, especially in light of the recent 90 degree temperatures.

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Clarkson students to tackle 46 for suicide prevention

Clarkson students Kolby Ziemendorf and Catherine Zarnofsky are scaling the 46 high peaks in an effort to raise awareness for suicide prevention.

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One-Eye Classic offers a day of cycling in Schroon area

The third annual Lance Gregson 1-Eye Classic will take place Sunday, Sept. 14, with all rides starting and ending at the Schroon Lake Town Beach on Leland Ave.

Wilderness 50th anniversary celebration at Tannery Pond

Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve and other members of this year’s NYS Wilderness 50th Steering Committee will sponsor a public event in North Creek to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The National Wilderness Preservation System Act of 1964. Free and open to the public, the event will be held at Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek on Sept. 10 5 to 630 p.m. No reservations are needed.

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Rum-Runners weekend returns to region

There will be no shortage of gangster fedoras and flapper dresses Sept. 12, 13 and 14 in the Tri-lakes and Warrensburg areas. Rum runners weekend returns with new activities in this prohibition-era event.

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Autumn is knocking on the forest floor | Notes from the North Woods

After enjoying a pleasant and slightly wet, Labor Day weekend, I’ve already been making plans for the impending Fall season.