Independent consultant deems application 'insufficient' By Megan Plete Postol The DEC is holding an online public hearing via Webex at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2. Those wanting to deliver public comments at the online meeting must register by … [Read more...] about DEC to hold Sept. 2 public hearing on proposed White Lake quarry project
By Megan Plete Postol A brand-new cabin, designated as a center for learning, has been built atop Oak Mountain. The Southern Adirondack Mountain Rescue Training Center was unveiled recently in an event attended by state Sen. Jim Tedisco … [Read more...] about Speculator unveils Southern Adirondack Mountain Rescue Training Center
Risky climb leads to 2 recent rescues in July By Megan Plete Postol On July 31, a team of rangers and guides performed a complicated wilderness rescue of a stranded hiker on the Mount Colden Trap Dike; the second of its kind there in less than … [Read more...] about Climbing Colden’s Trap Dike tests hikers’ abilities
NYS Dept of Health relaxes rules for consuming wild-caught fish from various Adirondack waters By Megan Plete Postol The New York State Department of Health has released updated guidelines for women and children that change what fish, and what … [Read more...] about Got fish? Let’s eat!
DEC foresters assess outbreak damage that hit parts of the Adirondacks By Megan Plete Postol The statewide gypsy moth infestation has entered a new phase, as the caterpillars have become moths, and the females are now laying eggs. The New … [Read more...] about As caterpillars turn into gypsy moths, a respite for trees
Programs around the park aim to get kids outside in nature and away from screens By Megan Plete Postol Grassroots initiatives are springing up around the park to heal kids from the toxic effects of too much screen time. In Forestport, … [Read more...] about Keeping kids off devices