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Should state buy the Tahawus rail line?

The controversy over the use of a thirty-mile rail line in the central Adirondacks got a lot more interesting in recent weeks. The railroad that… >>More

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Ice Out Progress on Long Lake

Ice out appears to be at least a couple of weeks away on many of lakes and ponds in the Adirondacks. However, Long Lake has… >>More

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Eastern cougar ruled extinct by feds

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service concluded in January that the eastern cougar is extinct and so removed it from the federal list of endangered… >>More



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A lunchtime ski at Dewey Mountain

Explorer Editor Phil Brown skis to the summit of Dewey Mountain during his lunch break. >>More

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Sherburne “Shere” Abbott to Keynote 25th Annual Conference on the Adirondacks

Sherburne Abbott, Professor of Sustainability Science and Policy at Syracuse University and former Senior Science Advisor to President Barack Obama,… >>More

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Tank cars near Boreas River

Is rail car storage violating Wild, Scenic and Recreational Rivers System Act?

Adirondack Wild and the nonprofit law firm Earthjustice are urging the Adirondack Park Agency (APA) in a letter to use… >>More

Outdoor Recreation

Snow Factory Mount Van Hoevenberg

Giving winter a hand at Mount Van Ho

Mount Van Hoevenberg manager Kris Cheney-Seymour said the short ski season goaded the center to find a way to stay… >>More

Environment

Should state buy the Tahawus rail line?

The controversy over the use of a thirty-mile rail line in the central Adirondacks got a lot more interesting in… >>More

Adirondack Almanack

Make A Simple Leopold Bench

One of the most memorable occasions I have had with my children is an afternoon workshop at the Adirondack Interpretive… >>More

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