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Aerial Photo Shows Tanker Cars Near Boreas River

Last week, Iowa Pacific Holdings told Warren County officials it would back off its plan to store empty tanker cars on tracks in the Adirondacks… >>More

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A Day In The Life on Cascade Mountain

On Saturday, September 30, I hiked Cascade Mountain with the intention of documenting the crowds through a timelapse video and other photos. Starting the trail… >>More

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Buzz Over Helicopter Tours

A local company has started helicopter tours in the High Peaks region, raising concerns about trips over wilderness areas. >>More



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A few thoughts on a hike to Blue Ledges

Leigh Hornbeck interviews her two sons, Rushton, 7, and Devlin, 5, after a muddy hike to the Blue Ledges. Leigh… >>More

News Releases

Cow Moose Shot, Dragged Behind Vehicle

Last month someone illegally shot a cow moose in Vermont and dragged it behind a vehicle for more than eleven… >>More

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Nature Conservancy’s new accessible trail now open in Willsboro

As the Adirondack Chapter of the Nature Conservancy was looking to improve its Boquet River Nature Preserve in the Town… >>More

Outdoor Recreation

Adirondack Lean-Tos In Winter

There are benefits to winter camping in a lean-to. Lean-tos are spacious; although each lean-to can be different, typically there… >>More

Environment

Major Grant Funds Watershed Institute’s Invasives Work

The Paul Smith’s College Adirondack Watershed Institute has received a $594,276 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its… >>More

Adirondack Almanack

Adirondack Witchcraft? Sarah Bennett’s Babies in Hope, NY

This story is about as bizarre as it gets. Locals in the Wells and Northville area were privy to the… >>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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