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Outdoor Recreation

Lost Brook Dispatches: Adirondack Winter Redeemed

Those of us who cherish classic Adirondack winters suffered mightily through the depressing, bare-grounded blandness that was last winter. Thank… >>More

Natural History

Beaver Bird: The Adaptable Hooded Merganser

Imagine ten nearly round white eggs snug in a hollow tree, lined with soft feathers plucked from the mother’s breast.… >>More

Environment

Lessons From Standing Rock in Keene March 30th

Several speakers with direct experience in the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s and Water Protectors’ efforts to stop the Dakota Access… >>More

History & Culture

1757 Attack on Fort William Henry Event Saturday

Fort Ticonderoga will hold a one-day living history event on Saturday, March 25th. Attendees will witness how French soldiers, Canadians, and Native warriors… >>More

The Video Room

Avalanche Pass Ski Trail had six inches of fresh powder and a good base this week. Conditions were mellow.

Avalanche Pass Ski Trail

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