The Video Room

Cobble Lookout: Short, easy hike with great view

Brendan Wiltse, science and stewardship director at the Ausable River Association, talks about one of his favorite easy hikes in… >>More

News Releases

DEC To Continue Searching For Stevens This Weekend

The state Department of Environmental Conservation sent out a statement this afternoon about the search for Alex Stevens, who has… >>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

Fall Foliage Nearing Peak in Higher Elevations

Fall Foliage is approaching peak colors in the higher elevations of the High Peaks. >>More


Jen Kretser On Her Work With The Youth Climate Program

Jen Kretser is featured as the “Trailblazer” in the September/October edition of the Adirondack Explorer. Read more about Jen in… >>More

Adirondack Almanack

Fog Descending On Swamp Maples

In the Northern Forest, the edge of autumn feels like no other time of year. The cool nights and warm… >>More

Book Reviews

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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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