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Outdoor Recreation


The High Peaks From Hurricane Mountain

Spring is in the air in the Adirondacks. Saturday was a picture perfect day on Hurricane mountain. The summit provides… >>More

Natural History


The Return of the Turkey Vulture

The very rapid loss of the snow pack that covered our region has created flooding concerns, curtailed, or completely ended,… >>More



DEC Schedules Webinars For Streamlined Environmental Assessments

A series of webinars to instruct government agencies and the public on how to use the streamlined and revised Environmental… >>More

History & Culture

Charlie Herr: A History of the Uncas Roads

In the off year election of 1918, New York voters elected a new governor (Al Smith) who later became the… >>More

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