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Backpacking Gear Choices: Which Knife?

Youth, inexperience and ignorance were in abundance when I first started backpacking in the Adirondacks many years ago. My knowledge… >>More

Natural History

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Learning About Bones In Newcomb

Halloween is ripe for haunting, ghosts and ghouls. My son is weighing his options between being a zombie groom or… >>More

Environment

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New Report Quantifies Impacts of Invasive Species in Adirondacks

A new report—The Actual and Potential Economic Impact of Invasive Species on the Adirondack Park: A Preliminary Assessment—explores the economic… >>More

History & Culture

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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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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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