Keeseville Pharmacy owner Dan Bosley talks about how his partnership with ADK Action has allowed him to sell food, filling a need in the local community.
The July issue of the Explorer features a story by Tim Rowland about mountain biking at McCauley Mountain in Old Forge. The two of us visited the mountain in May to get a feel for the scene there. Above is a video I shot that day and some photos of bikers on the trail.
Above is a video that I shot in May during a visit to the Crown Point Bird Banding Station. I visited the station with writer Tim Rowland, who wrote a feature about the activities there. Look for the article in the July issue of the Explorer.
The state Department of Environmental Conservation is advising people against camping above 4,000 feet in the High Peaks after a number of instances became public on social media recently.
An annual spring rite of passage, the scourge of the black fly lasts roughly from Mother’s Day to Father’s Day. As the weather heats up, the flies die off. While black flies certainly don’t have a monopoly on making outdoor life in the Adirondacks miserable—raise your hand if you’ve suffered from a mosquito swarm or deer fly bite—these insects are uniquely annoying when they’re around. They swarm and have a killer’s instinct for biting. And, man, those bites can hurt.
The West Brook conservation initiative has helped treat stormwater at Charles R Wood Park in Lake George. In the video above, several people involved with the project talk about its impact at the Charles R Wood dedication ceremony.
Adirondack Hamlets to Huts is looking for volunteers to participate in a focus session this weekend that will inform its marketing plan.
The following is from the most recent forest ranger report from the DEC. Towns of Keene and North Elba Essex County Interior Outpost Resupply: On May 6, DEC employees along with New York State Police Aviation unit spent the day resupplying High Peaks Wilderness Area interior outposts with propane, firewood, and lumber for the upcoming season. In addition, roofing materials for the restoration of the Hurricane Mountain Fire Tower were flown to the summit. The New York State Police Aviation unit helped Forest Rangers supply backcountry outposts last week. City of Albany Albany County Prescribed Fire: On May 8, DEC Forest Ranger >>More
A large section of a railroad bed near Hoel Pond appears to have been washed out by a stream this spring. This photo gallery contains a collection of images from the site.
Portions of the Adirondacks were hit with a snowfall this morning, with snow accumulating on the ground at about 2,500 feet.