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Outdoor Recreation


Finding Solitude In A Canoe At Ledge Pond

I wanted to find an excursion in my solo canoe that provided solitude and where I’d feel challenged, but not… >>More

Natural History


Lake Champlain Salmon Restoration Update

Officials from the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, and the New York State Department of… >>More



The Lake George Land Conservancy’s New Director Jamie Brown

As the director of land protection for Ducks Unlimited, Jamie Brown worked throughout the United States to protect tens of… >>More

History & Culture


Ducks On Fish Backs, Walking

On rainy nights, if you listen closely, you can hear opera music coming out of the stout wooden bench in… >>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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