In total, about 90 acres of woods were consumed by the fire, and bordering the burn site are acres and acres of what you would expect: spruce, fir, white pine, maple, birch—but no aspen.
Go ahead, tell Sam Eddy something can’t be done—hardening 800 feet of trail in one day; taking apart a bridge, moving and rebuilding it in one day; hiking from Wanakena to Wolf Pond after dark—and the challenge is on. Just about every story Eddy tells begins with someone saying the task he’s proposing is impossible. He thrives on proving it isn’t.
Each Disaster Assistance Service Center has representatives from the state Department of Financial Services, Office of Children and Family Services, Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance, Department of Labor, Office of Mental Health, Department of Health, Office of People with Developmental Disabilities, and the Office for Aging.
The following forest ranger actions took place between October 28 and November 3. The info below was provided by the state Department of Environmental Conservation.
The Halloween storm was the biggest rainstorm Hamilton County has endured – bigger even than what it experienced from Hurricane Irene in 2011, according to county Emergency Manager G.L. “Don” Purdy.
The following forest ranger actions took place between October 21-27. They were provided by the state Department of Environmental Conservation.
The Cornell University Insect Diagnostic Lab confirmed the Jefferson County infestation sites, according to the New York Department of Environmental Conservation.
The ruling last week by state Supreme Court Judge Robert Muller comes in the lawsuit that Protect the Adirondack and Adirondack Wild have against the state Department of Environmental Conservation.
The plan will be largely informed by a series of 16 public meetings that were held across New York State in 2017, in which trout anglers discussed stream management policy with DEC representatives.
It was discovered that the hiker had a pre-existing heart condition, that if taxed, causes circulation issues, fatigue, and an inability to walk.