In early October, Wildlife Veterinarian and Biologist Nina Schoch led a group of enthusiasts to catch, study and band Northern Saw-whet owls after dark at the John Brown Farm state historic site in Lake Placid in the Adirondacks.
The Adirondack Explorer presented Climate Action: What We Can do to Protect the Future with Bill McKibben. The sold out event, which featured discussions with McKibben and The Wild Center’s Stephanie Ratcliffe, can be watched here.
The state Department of Environmental Conservation instituted the tree-cutting moratorium in response to a recent court decision in a lawsuit brought by Protect the Adirondacks. Other projects might also be affected.
Davis College, a bible school in Johnson City, will relocate for one year as an extension at the Word of Life Institute in the Adirondacks, according to a letter provided to the Adirondack Explorer.
The Fund for Lake George, a lake protection organization based in Lake George Village, “is truly a fund, both in name and in function,” according to Jeff Killeen, the chairman of its Board of Trustees.
Attorneys for New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation and former Adirondack Explorer Editor Phil Brown have filed notices of appeal of a judge’s ruling that uninvited paddlers have no right to canoe the 1.8-mile Mud Pond Waterway in privately owned Brandreth Park in the northwestern Adirondacks.
Rescue stories are always among the most popular with readers. And we love one with a happy ending. This one was the most-read story of 2018 on the Adirondack Explorer website.
Lynne Malerba, 60, was hit by a tree during a storm while leading a small group. She was rescued by rangers and taken to the hospital, but didn’t survive.
A good mystery keeps people reading … and this one was never really solved.
As we head into a new year, the Adirondack Explorer looks back at the most-read online stories of 2018. This one struck close to home for a lot of readers. A St. Bernard died in July after suffering distress from extreme heat. Despite efforts to cool the 180-pound dog in the shade, he later died. Read the story here.