I read with interest the letter in the March/April issue requesting the Department of Environmental Conservation to place a moratorium on all trapping and hunting of red and gray fox. The intent is to increase the fox populations, which feed on … [Read more...] about Let Mother Nature do her thing
The photo with “Why I Miss Richard Nixon” shows my uncle Russell Train, who went on to become administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency under Presidents Nixon and Ford. Nixon gave him wide authority in the early 1970s to usher in such … [Read more...] about Hey, that’s my uncle!
I write in response to Sandy Trevor’s recent letter titled “Trump Deserves a Chance.” Since taking office, Trump has proposed the gutting of clean-air regulations in order to benefit the coal industry. What true Adirondacker wants a full return to … [Read more...] about Trump bad for the Park
This May we three ADK members and Forty-Sixers decided to explore the newly designed trail system in the Champlain Valley. We contacted CATS (Champlain Area Trails-- www.champlainareatrails.com) for advice on spotting cars and how best to approach a … [Read more...] about Three ladies and the CATS
As a subscriber, I wish to point out an error in the May/June issue of Adirondack Explorer. Your paddling article took me by surprise, sitting in my seat as the Clifton town historian here in Cranberry Lake. The river you’ve written about is the … [Read more...] about That’s ‘Grasse’ to you
In my observation, there’s been steady increase in the popularity of outdoor recreation. As I travel through the Adirondacks, hiking trails and canoe launches that were once empty are now constantly flooded with cars and people heading out into our … [Read more...] about With hiking crowds come stakeholders