State now agrees canid shot near Cooperstown was endangered species By Mike Lynch A Princeton University DNA examination found a canid killed by a hunter in December near Cooperstown was a gray wolf, and the state Department of Environmental … [Read more...] about Princeton DNA analysis finds New York animal was a wolf
ORDA seeks permit for significant increase in water withdrawals at Olympic sports complex By Zachary Matson The operators of the state Olympic sports complex at Mount Van Hoevenberg seek a permit to withdraw up to 235,000 gallons of water a day … [Read more...] about Van Ho looks to make more snow
By Gwendolyn Craig Twice a year, Paul Jensen mixes eau de skunk, also known as skunk essence, and puts it in dozens of thumb-sized canisters punctured with holes. It’s an outdoor job, usually done on a windy day. He wears a hair net, rubber … [Read more...] about Candid cameras: Scientists, students collect images and data of the wild
Bruin killings are on the rise in New York By Pete DeMola Times Union, Albany LONG LAKE — Bears are universal in Long Lake. Bear images dot the signs of real estate firms, pubs and diners, ice cream parlors, on homes, at the public … [Read more...] about A bear situation or a people problem?
Makomis fire tower boasts easy access, Adirondack views By Jamie Organski While a 48-foot fire tower situated in the middle of a park is not commonplace, it paints a striking picture in Sacandaga Park in Speculator. The Makomis Fire Tower was … [Read more...] about Historic fire tower finds new home in Speculator
Canadian spruce grouse find new home in Adirondacks By Chloe Bennett For the first time since 2019, a team of researchers and scientists relocated dozens of endangered spruce grouse into the Adirondack Park, in hopes of increasing the … [Read more...] about Bringing back an endangered bird