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New Panther Gorge Rock Climbing Route: Wreck of the Lichen Fitzgerald

Panther Gorge’s scenic wonders were featured in Adirondac Magazine’s September/October issue—the secluded talus fields, beaver ponds, a waterfall, the moss… >>More

Natural History

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Adirondack Wildlife: A Red Squirrel Uprising?

The populations of all forms of wildlife continuously rise and fall as a number of highly changeable environmental factors influences… >>More

Environment

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ATV Damage in the Black River Wild Forest

On August 29th, I visited the Gull Lake and Chub Pond trails in the Black River Wild Forest. I photographed… >>More

History & Culture

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Diane Chase: Learning About Tahawus

Usually a trip to the Upper Works in Newcomb for my family doesn’t include an extended history lesson, but I… >>More

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