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Outdoor Recreation


DEC Announces Proposed Fishing Regulation Changes

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is accepting comments on proposed changes to the freshwater fishing regulations… >>More

Natural History


Rabies: A Deadly Adirondack Virus

The recent barrage of publicity regarding ebola has focused everyone’s attention on this particularly deadly virus, however, the relatively isolated… >>More



Acid Rain Work Not Finished

Great strides have been made in recent decades to protect the Adirondack Park’s environment from acid rain, but more work… >>More

History & Culture


Forge House History: The Forge Company Years

In October 1895, Victor Adams assembled a group of investors together in Little Falls and secured an arrangement with Garmon… >>More

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