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Adirondack Moose Caught On Candid Camera

It seems that photos of moose are becoming more common with the return of these magnificent creatures to the Adirondacks.… >>More

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St. Regis Mountain Fire Tower restoration continues

In late January, I visited the St. Regis Mountain fire tower with Doug Fitzgerald, co-chairman of Friends of St. Regis… >>More


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Hull Falls In Slow Motion

Hull Falls is on the East Branch of the Ausable River in Keene in the Adirondack Park. >>More

News Releases

Your Chance To Weigh In On Mountain Bike Trails

The Barkeater Trails Alliance has done a great job building mountain-bike trails in Wilmington, Lake Placid, and Saranac Lake. A… >>More

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Take Adirondack Explorer With You

The Adirondack Explorer has a new app, optimized for phone and tablet screens, that has everything you love about our… >>More

Outdoor Recreation

Hamlets to Huts Receives Grant, Long Lake Spur Progressing

The nonprofit Adirondack Hamlets to Huts, Inc. (AHH) has received a $20,000 grant from The Cloudsplitter Foundation of Saranac Lake.… >>More


New Adirondack Research On Invasive Phragmites

Practitioners from the Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program (APIPP) and researchers from Cornell University published the results of a seven-year… >>More

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Local Foods Changing Views on Farming

Today’s explosion of an appreciation of and demand for local foods is a positive affirmation of farming. There is a… >>More

Book Reviews

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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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