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Cascade Lake in the Pigeon Lake Wilderness Near Old Forge

When I suggested to my girlfriend Carol that we jog around Cascade Lake in the Pigeon Lake Wilderness, she endorsed… >>More

Natural History

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Wolf Activist Workshop Thursday In Wilmington

The Adirondack Wildlife and Wildlands Network will host a Wolf Activist Workshop at the Adirondack Wildlife Refuge in Wilmington in… >>More

Environment

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ATV, Snowmobile, Truck Trails Planned For Kushaqua Tract

The New York State Department of Conservation is seeking comments on their Recreational Management Plan (RMP) for the Kushaqua Tract… >>More

History & Culture

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Present at the Creation: The APA’s Job Left Undone

This piece that first appeared in Adirondack Life in 1989  at the time of the appointment of Governor Mario Cuomo’s ill-fated… >>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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