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Wilmington Route 86 Bridge Closing Begins Monday

The Route 86 bridge over the West Branch of the Ausable River in Wilmington, Essex County, will be closed starting… >>More

Natural History

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Should DEC Plan For The Return Of The Wolf?

Can wolves return to the Adirondacks on their own? If so, should the state Department of Environmental Conservation develop a… >>More

Environment

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Major Changes Afoot For ‘Forever Wild’ Forest Preserve

Some major changes are afoot for our “Forever Wild” Adirondack Forest Preserve. Last fall, the Adirondack Park Agency (APA) held… >>More

History & Culture

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Friday Declared ‘French Louie’ Seymour Day

The Herkimer County Legislature has named Friday “French Louie Day” in honor of the noted French-Canadian Adirondacker Louis Seymour. A… >>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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