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Outdoor Recreation


DEC Issues Final Plans For 3 Adirondack Campground Upgrades

The Unit Management Plans (UMPs) for three New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Adirondack campgrounds – Limekiln Lake,… >>More

Natural History


Changes for Fisher, Marten, and Bobcat Seasons

Furbearer trapping will begin soon in many parts of New York State, following changes to fisher and marten trapping seasons,… >>More



Constraints on Public Participation in Adirondack Park Management

There are many ways to constrain the boundaries around public participation in decision-making. One way is to sidestep the law… >>More

History & Culture


Sandra Weber: How Long Must Women Wait

One hundred years ago, on October 22, 1916, Inez Milholland Boissevain gave a powerful suffrage speech in Los Angeles. At… >>More

The Video Room

Early-Season Ice Climbing With MudRat

  Kevin “MudRat” MacKenzie posted this video on YouTube after climbing the Skinny Slide on Upper Wolfjaw Mountain in search… >>More

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Each issue of the Adirondack Explorer contains reviews of the non-fiction books that matter most to our readers. The subjects include Adirondack history, outdoor recreation, wildlife, natural history, and public policy. Most of the past reviews are now available online.

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