New York environmental authorities and stakeholders have issued detailed plans for preventing harmful algae blooms on Lake Champlain and Lake George, which are among a dozen priority waterways statewide. The Cuomo administration has promised $65 … [Read more...] about State seeks to prevent algae blooms on Champlain, Lake George
Adirondack Wild and the nonprofit law firm Earthjustice are urging the Adirondack Park Agency (APA) in a letter to use its authority to force the removal of the stored tanker cars in an area of the Park designated as wild and scenic river … [Read more...] about Is rail car storage violating Wild, Scenic and Recreational Rivers System Act?
Snapping turtles are hatching right now at the Adirondack Wildlife Refuge. Call it what you like--a fluke, a surprise--but Wendy Hall who runs the refuge with her husband calls it a clear sign of climate change. A nest of eggs found in Tupper Lake … [Read more...] about Turtle eggs in December at Adirondack Wildlife Refuge
As the Adirondack Chapter of the Nature Conservancy was looking to improve its Boquet River Nature Preserve in the Town of Willsboro, they considered the needs and aspirations of the small community where the preserve is located—right in the middle … [Read more...] about Nature Conservancy’s new accessible trail now open in Willsboro
The Adirondack Explorer has a new app, optimized for phone and tablet screens, that has everything you love about our bimonthly magazine focusing on the issues important to the Adirondacks. And now the stories can include videos, additional … [Read more...] about Take Adirondack Explorer With You
Thinking of taking up trail running? The most important piece of equipment is, of course, your shoes. Drew Haas, an avid trail runner and manager at the Mountaineer in Keene Valley, went over some options with us for the July/August issue of the … [Read more...] about Choosing a Trail Running Shoe