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July, 2013

Adirondack Invasive Species Awareness Week Begins


Groups across the Adirondack region are sponsoring fun and educational activities this week through Saturday for the 8th annual Adirondack Invasive Species Awareness Week. The week provides an opportunity for communities to highlight the threats of invasive plants and animals and for residents and visitors to learn ways to prevent and manage invasive species spread. This year’s line-up of public events includes an array of interactive activities including an invasive plant paddle on Upper Saranac Lake; a forest pest identification workshop in Bolton Landing; a terrestrial invasive plant management training for landowners in Wanakena; a garlic mustard control event in >>More


July, 2013

Current Conditions in the Adirondack Park (July 4)


This weekly Adirondack outdoor conditions report is issued on Thursday afternoons, year round. Get The Weekly Outdoor Conditions Podcast Listen for the weekly Adirondack Outdoor Recreation Report Friday mornings on WNBZ (AM 920 & 1240, FM 105 & 102.1), WSLP (93.3) and the stations of North Country Public Radio. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND ** indicates new or revised items. ** JULY 4TH WEEKEND: This weekend July 4th holiday weekend expect trailhead parking lots and interior campsites reach capacity, especially in popular areas such as Lake George and the Eastern High Peaks. » Continue Reading. The post Current Conditions in >>More


July, 2013

Swimming: Beware Of Fast Currents This Weekend


This Fourth of July weekend use extreme caution at local swimming holes, and near raging rivers and streams. Fast moving rivers and streams can pose great dangers. Do not underestimate the force of moving water and strong currents. The high, fast water the Adirondacks is experiencing due to recent heavy rains was the cause of two deaths this week in treacherous currents. A Whitehall man was swept under while swimming with family in the Mettawee River in Granville on Saturday. Also, a Franklin County man, a father of three, went over Rockwell Falls in Lake Luzerne on an inflatable raft >>More


June, 2013

Current Conditions in the Adirondack Park (June 27)


This weekly Adirondack outdoor conditions report is issued on Thursday afternoons, year round. Get The Weekly Outdoor Conditions Podcast Listen for the weekly Adirondack Outdoor Recreation Report Friday mornings on WNBZ (AM 920 & 1240, FM 105 & 102.1), WSLP (93.3) and the stations of North Country Public Radio. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND ** indicates new or revised items. ** DANGEROUS WEATHER WARNING Expect slow moving storms this afternoon and evening across the Adirondack Region, especially over the higher terrain, which will bring heavy downpours and frequent lightening. As storms approach » Continue Reading. The post Current Conditions in >>More


June, 2013

Current Conditions in the Adirondack Park (June 20)


This weekly Adirondack outdoor conditions report is issued on Thursday afternoons, year round. Get The Weekly Outdoor Conditions Podcast Listen for the weekly Adirondack Outdoor Recreation Report Friday mornings on WNBZ (AM 920 & 1240, FM 105 & 102.1), WSLP (93.3) and the stations of North Country Public Radio. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND ** indicates new or revised items. ** WET AND MUDDY TRAIL CONDITIONS: Most trails around the region remain wet and muddy after considerable recent rains, especially in low lying areas and near waterbodies. Water levels are well above » Continue Reading. The post Current Conditions in >>More


June, 2013

Current Conditions in the Adirondack Park (June 13)


This weekly Adirondack outdoor conditions report is issued on Thursday afternoons, year round. Get The Weekly Outdoor Conditions Podcast Listen for the weekly Adirondack Outdoor Recreation Report Friday mornings on WNBZ (AM 920 & 1240, FM 105 & 102.1), WSLP (93.3) and the stations of North Country Public Radio. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND ** indicates new or revised items. ** WET AND MUDDY TRAIL CONDITIONS: Most trails around the region are wet and muddy after considerable recent rains, especially in low lying areas and near waterbodies. Water levels are high; low » Continue Reading. The post Current Conditions in >>More


June, 2013

Current Conditions in the Adirondack Park (June 6)


This weekly Adirondack outdoor conditions report is issued on Thursday afternoons, year round. Get The Weekly Outdoor Conditions Podcast Listen for the weekly Adirondack Outdoor Recreation Report Friday mornings on WNBZ (AM 920 & 1240, FM 105 & 102.1), WSLP (93.3) and the stations of North Country Public Radio. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND ** indicates new or revised items. ** EARLY SUMMER CONDITIONS: Recent rains have keep waters higher and trail wet and in some places, quite muddy. Remember that conditions can change suddenly with weather and unintended accidents happen so » Continue Reading. The post Current Conditions in >>More


May, 2013

Current Conditions in the Adirondack Park (May 30)


This weekly Adirondack outdoor conditions report is issued on Thursday afternoons, year round. Get The Weekly Outdoor Conditions Podcast Listen for the weekly Adirondack Outdoor Recreation Report Friday mornings on WNBZ (AM 920 & 1240, FM 105 & 102.1), WSLP (93.3) and the stations of North Country Public Radio. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND ** indicates new or revised items. ** LATE SPRING / EARLY SUMMER CONDITIONS: The weather this week, with some three feet of snow at higher elevations on Monday and temperatures approaching 90 forecast for Friday, should serve as » Continue Reading. The post Current Conditions in >>More


May, 2013

Current Conditions in the Adirondack Park (May 23)


This weekly Adirondack outdoor conditions report is issued on Thursday afternoons, year round. Get The Weekly Outdoor Conditions Podcast Listen for the weekly Adirondack Outdoor Recreation Report Friday mornings on WNBZ (AM 920 & 1240, FM 105 & 102.1), WSLP (93.3) and the stations of North Country Public Radio. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND ** indicates new or revised items. ** FLASH FLOOD WATCH: The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch in effect for the ENTIRE ADIRONDACK REGION through Friday morning. Thunderstorm this afternoon and and tonight may produce » Continue Reading. The post Current Conditions in >>More


May, 2013

Current Conditions in the Adirondack Park (May 16)


This weekly Adirondack outdoor conditions report is issued on Thursday afternoons, year round. Get The Weekly Outdoor Conditions Podcast Listen for the weekly Adirondack Outdoor Recreation Report Friday mornings on WNBZ (AM 920 & 1240, FM 105 & 102.1), WSLP (93.3) and the stations of North Country Public Radio. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND ** indicates new or revised items. ** LATE SPRING CONDITIONS: Warm and dry weather is returning to the region in time for this weekend. Day time temperatures will be in the 60s and 70s at lower elevations, and » Continue Reading. The post Current Conditions in >>More