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Hike planned on new CATS trail

Champlain Area Trails (CATS) is hosting the first public hike on the new Wildway Passage Trail in Westport on Saturday morning, Nov. 22 from 9:30 – 11 a.m.

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Bulwagga Bay restoration work at completion

Thanks to grant funding of approximately $300,000 and for $500,000, Moriah in now at the final stages of reclaiming the lake shore and making improvements to the town-owned campground and beach.

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November is here! | Notes from the North Woods

The month of November has finally arrived on the wall calendar. I should have seen it coming, but I prefer not to spend much time gauging the time.

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Large-scale fishing tourney planned for Lake George

Following the successful debut this last summer of several new events in Lake George Village, the King George Fishing Derby is scheduled to be held in July 2015 — and feature a wide variety of family activities as well as a fishing competition.

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Plan to upgrade L. G.’s historic Diamond Island endorsed

A historic lake George Island, now overrun by invasive plants and abused by some campers, may soon have its natural beauty restored.

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Willsboro moves forward with dam demolition

Residents, town board agrees that Willsboro's ailing Saw Mill Dam has got to go. Experts have said failure is imminent.

The hunt begins | Notes from the North Woods

Although the Adirondack woodlands remain primarily brown and damp, the Big Game Hunting Season is now in full swing.

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Volunteers visit to aid Champlain Area Trails with trail work

Thirteen members of the American Hiking Society spent a “volunteer vacation” week from Oct. 5-11 sprucing up local hiking trails with Champlain Area Trails (CATS).

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'Trunk or Treat’ event — spooky fun for Pottersville children in their own hometown

The first Halloween fest for downtown Pottersville in decades is to be held Oct. 31 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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Off to the woods | Notes from the North Woods

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to confront only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived” Henry David Thoreau

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Dam Nation movie | Conservation Conversations

A few months ago I wrote about the impact that dams have on fish migration.

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DEC seeks public help for Moose sightings

The DEC Region 5 Wildlife staff are seeking assistance from the public to locate moose for a moose population study.

Department of Enviromental Conservation announces rescue missions locally

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers respond to search and rescue incidents statewide.

Youth ski aps now available

The Ticonderoga Youth Ski Program applications are available at the Ticonderoga School’s office, St. Mary’s School Office, and the Town Clerk’s office.

Lost in a change of seasons | Notes from the North Woods

The recent Columbus Day holiday weekend certainly brought out the crowds, as hikers too to the trails, and paddlers packed the ponds.