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DEC Opens Backcountry Roads To Motor Vehicles

The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has opened new roads and facilities on nearly 25,000 acres of forest preserve… >>More

Natural History

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Woolly Bears: Winter Forecast Flops?

Autumn is coming to a close. The brilliant fall foliage is past peak, if not already layered in the compost… >>More

Environment

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Researchers Finding Lyme Disease in Adirondacks

Researchers from Paul Smith’s College are finding Lyme Disease in ticks and small mammals in the Adirondack Park. Paul Smith’s… >>More

History & Culture

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Lost Brook Dispatches: A Lecture by on Wilderness by Bill Cronon

This week I attended the Third Annual Jordahl Lecture, established by the Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies in Madison,… >>More

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