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Paddling: Lake Champlain Squalls

It had been six years since our first major adventure in our solo canoes, surviving Hurricane Isabel while crossing Little… >>More

Natural History

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Trees: Understanding Roots And Root Care

April showers bring May flowers, the calls of spring peeper frogs, and of course, backhoes. Yes, it’s construction season, which… >>More

Environment

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Dave Gibson: Opening Camp

I was traveling with a friend recently and she spoke about opening her seasonal Adirondack camp this month. Having a… >>More

History & Culture

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Annual Neighbor Day at View in Old Forge

View in Old Forge will host their annual Neighbor Day on Sunday, June 7, from 12 pm to 4 pm.… >>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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