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Adirondack Explorer

April, 2019

Share Ice Out Conditions For Your Favorite Lake or Pond


The ice went out on Lake George on April 13.


April, 2019

Grainy photo of a cat …


I got a call earlier this week from a man who says a cougar in late March on state Route 28n in Minerva, a quiet area in the central Adirondacks. 


April, 2019

Hiker rescued at Pilob Knob Preserve


Rangers respond to injured hiker near Lake George and wildfires downstate.


April, 2019

Opening day of trout fishing season


Trout fishing season opened on Monday. As is often the norm in the northern Adirondacks, wintery conducts persisted so there was very little open water for anglers.


March, 2019

Video of ice lining Ausable River near Upper Jay


Highway crews removed ice from the East Branch of the Ausable River this winter to clear a channel, hoping to prevent ice jams. The ice now lines the river along state Route 9N. Here’s a video that shows how much ice was removed.


March, 2019

Flood watch issued for rivers due to thaw


The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch until Saturday evening for northern New York due to rising temperatures and rains that are causing a significant snowmelt. The combination of those factors can cause the break up of river ice, leading to ice jams and flooding.