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In camp and on the river | Notes from the North Woods

Every now and then, in the Adirondacks the stars, and the moon and the sky line up in just the perfect manner to provide a perfect end to a perfect day.

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Road trip adventures | Conservation Conversations

The fly fishing competitions are over for this spring, the bass and pike fishing is underway and the summer sun is making the corn, beans, hay crop and pastures grow!

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CP First Congregational to celebrate strawberries, automobiles

For the third year, the festival, which takes place Sunday, June 29, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the town park, will feature a car show with an assist from Champlain Valley Classic Cars.

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Ti youth summer program planned

The Ticonderoga Youth Program will open for the season Monday, July 7, and run the next five weeks through Aug. 8. To help parents get ready for the summer early, the program will be hosting a registration session Tuesday, June 24, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Armory building.

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USA Regional Fly Fishing Competition | Conservation Conversations

Irene may have torn up Essex County roads and some of the rivers, but even after all the flooding and destruction, the West Branch of the Ausable is still a haven for fly fishing.

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Who is doing what in the outdoors? | Notes from the North Woods

Across the nation, there are a wide variety of outdoor recreational options that remain available for a majority of the year as long as the weather remains fair, the beaches stay open and the rivers continue to flow.

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Loons and Logs a hit

Adirondack Interpretive Center fundraiser

The third annual “Loons and Logs” day May 24 at the Adirondack Interpretive Center was a success said coordinators.

Adirondack Interpretive center to feature new exhibit

Northern Forest Room coming soon

The State University Of New York College Of Environmental Science And Forestry and the Northern Forest Institute are currently renovating an existing exhibit room at the interpretive center.

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Hamilton County-audubon paradise

Annual Adirondack Birding Festival activities set

The 10th annual Adirondack Birding Festival is set to take place June 13 through June 15 with activities in various Hamilton County locations including Long Lake, Indian Lake, Speculator, Racquette, Blue Mountain Lake, Piseco, Lake Pleasant and Inlet.

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New visitors center and park upgrades approved in Bolton

By late 2015, Bolton will likely have a new, welcoming town visitors center as well as a host of improvements to Rogers Park, which hosts a variety of lakeside events.

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Lake George boat inspections lauded; lake invasive control efforts underway

Not long ago, boaters decried a proposed Lake George boat inspection program, but now that it's in place and protecting the purity and pristine recreational quality of the lake, criticism has ceased.

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You bet your bass the fishing is good! | Notes from the North Woods

Historically, brook trout and lake trout have been the primary spring species for anglers on most local lakes and ponds, however Fathers Day weekend has long signaled the traditional opening of Bass Season.

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Fawns are arriving: Do not disturb!

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Vermont Fish &Wildlife Department recently reported that deer fawns are being born now and are asking that people avoid disturbing or picking them up.

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Bugs, Bamboo and Blistering Plants | Notes from the North Woods

That old familiar ‘Adirondack wave’ has again become a popular sight.

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Crown Point to honor volunteers during Memorial Day

The Town of Crown Point will host its 146th Memorial Day ceremony Sunday, May 25, and Memorial Day, May 26, with the theme, “Honoring Community Volunteers.”