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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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1812 Homestead Farm and Museum in Willsboro

I visited the 1812 Homestead and Farm Museum in August to get photos of the new barn being constructed there.… >>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

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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

Hiker Skip Baker Was Military Vet

A fifty-year-old hiker who drowned in the East Branch of the Ausable in late July was a military veteran who… >>More


Louis Marshall: Wilderness Conservationist; Seeker of Social Justice

Wilderness preservationist Louis Marshall would have not only commented about the extremism, murder and related tragic loss of life in… >>More

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Art and Nature: A Paper-Maker in Newcomb

The following is an edited and abridged transcript of a recent conversation I had with Emma Lucille Percy, Artist in… >>More

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