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Outdoor Recreation


Avoiding Ticks In The Adirondack Region

Summer should be a carefree season full of picnics and swimming, a time for hikes and barbeques on the deck,… >>More

Natural History


Feds Look To Remove Eastern Cougar Protections

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed removing the eastern cougar from the endangered species list, claiming that scientific… >>More



EPA: Climate Change Destroying Trout, Salmon Fisheries

The Adirondack Park’s trout and salmon fishing would likely disappear by 2100 without global action to counteract climate warming according… >>More

History & Culture

Bolton Landing Plans New Visitor Center, Museum Wing

The construction of a new Bolton Landing Visitors Center and an addition to the town’s historical museum, both framed and… >>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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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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