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2015 Lake George Hike-A-Thon Planned

The early-bird registration period is now open for the Lake George Land Conservancy’s (LGLC) third annual Lake George Hike-A-Thon, set… >>More

Natural History

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Where is the Source of the Hudson?

Last week I was doing a little research for a book project when a web search returned an interesting line… >>More

Environment

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Santanoni: Historic Preservation And Nature

As I skied south and uphill, away from Santanoni Great Camp, I was asked – “on the record” – for… >>More

History & Culture

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Rita LaBombard’s History of Giving (Conclusion)

In 1983, Rita Labombard began to address the needs of a New York City shelter for street youth that sometimes… >>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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