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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

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DEC charges hunters with deer-jacking

State environmental conservation officers recently arrested four hunters, in three separate incidents, for illegally hunting deer. Two of the suspects… >>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

19 Crews Meet The Otter Creek Challenge

On a chilly Saturday, November 4th, 19 crews comprised of 132 youth rowers from eight Vermont schools participated in this… >>More

Environment

Peter Bauer: Ban Motors on Weller Pond

Weller Pond and Little Weller Pond should be a quiet-waters area off limits to motorboats, accessible only by non-motorized craft.… >>More

Adirondack Almanack

Several Adirondack Region Nutcracker Ballet Performances Planned

There are plenty of ways to celebrate this holiday weekend, from a touch football game, to an all-out Black Friday… >>More

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