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Outdoor Recreation


The Impact of Stormwater on Adirondack Streams

In peaceful streams, aquatic macroinvertebrates such as crayfish, stoneflies, and caddisflies travel over and under submerged rocks, foraging for other… >>More

Natural History


Marijuana Growing Operation Approved For Adirondacks

Legal Adirondack weed is one step closer to reality today after New York State announced that a new Town of… >>More



Diversity Symposium Being Held In Newcomb August 15th

Making the Adirondack Park more attractive to youth of all backgrounds and preferences will be the focus of a second… >>More

History & Culture

Bolton Landing Plans New Visitor Center, Museum Wing

The construction of a new Bolton Landing Visitors Center and an addition to the town’s historical museum, both framed and… >>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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