The rebirth of Adirondack Railroad’s trains to Tupper Lake By Megan Plete Postol The shine of steel once again glimmered against backcountry foliage as an Adirondack Railroad train whooshed along secluded portions of the rail. Inside … [Read more...] about All aboard!
Ask a Scientist: Carbon sequestration
DEC Forester Bryan Ellis on forestland and value in the changing climate By Megan Plete Postol New York’s forests play an important role in climate change by the way they cycle carbon. The Adirondack Explorer caught up with DEC … [Read more...] about Ask a Scientist: Carbon sequestration
Ask A Scientist: DEC Air Pollution Meteorologist Bob Gaza
Meet one of the scientists monitoring air quality By Megan Plete Postol The New York State Department of Conservation’s Division of Air Resources operates a robust statewide program that measures and monitors levels of outdoor air pollution and … [Read more...] about Ask A Scientist: DEC Air Pollution Meteorologist Bob Gaza
The do’s and don’ts of drones in the ‘Dacks
Read this before launching drones in the Adirondacks By Megan Plete Postol Flying a drone in the Adirondacks – what is okay and what is not? Many people, locals and visitors alike struggle to answer this question. Flying a drone is illegal in … [Read more...] about The do’s and don’ts of drones in the ‘Dacks
Will the White Lake quarry project get a hearing?
Court reserves decision on whether quarry mine needs further review By Megan Plete Postol The decision whether to mandate a formal hearing on the White Lake quarry project is on hold, pending a judge’s deliberations. At issue: The Adirondack … [Read more...] about Will the White Lake quarry project get a hearing?
Future-proofing our landscape
Tips for planting trees that will thrive in the midst of climate changes By Megan Plete Postol The changing climate has shifted weather patterns in small ways. Those minor changes, over time, have begun to affect the landscape of the … [Read more...] about Future-proofing our landscape