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Outdoor Recreation

Current Adirondack Outdoor Conditions (May 25)

This weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is compiled each Thursday afternoon. Contribute Your Knowledge: Send observations,… >>More

Natural History

Do Mice Get Cavities? All About Mammal Teeth

When my daughter was four, she once asked, “Do mice get cavities?” We were coming back from the dentist, so… >>More

Environment

Climate Change Adaptation, Mitigation Grants Available

Up to $9.5 million is available to award grants between $10,000 and $2,000,000 from the Climate Smart Communities Grant Program for… >>More

History & Culture

Wild Center’ Stephanie Ratcliffe Honored By Clarkson University

Stephanie Ratcliffe, The Wild Center’s Executive Director, has received Clarkson University’s highest community service honor, the Bertrand H. Snell Award,… >>More

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Skiing The Whiteface Highway

We made this on one of our last skis of the season (4/8/17). There was still plenty of snow. That’s… >>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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