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Adirondack Explorer

May, 2019

DEC and state police resupply interior outposts


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


May, 2019

Railroad bed washed out near Hoel Pond


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.


May, 2019

May Snowfall in Wilmington


Portions of the Adirondacks were hit with a snowfall this morning, with snow accumulating on the ground at about 2,500 feet. 


May, 2019

Forest rangers honor fallen soldiers


The following are forest ranger actions for the period of April 22-29. The information was provided by the state Department of Environmental Conservation.




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