“We need more action and less talk,” 15-year-old Astrid Livesey said. “That is why we are here, and that is what we demand.”
The project is taking longer than expected because of the care needed to construct a trail that must stand up to so many hikers.
The proposed three-story, 45-room hotel is to be built on a largely vacant acre of land at the corner of Park and Mill Streets.
It’s all in a day’s work for the Adirondack Mountain Club professional trail crew, but this week is special, a chance for all the women on the crew to work together, to celebrate their working lives in the woods.
Columbus Day weekend, which coincides with Canadian Thanksgiving and fall foliage season, traditionally sees a lot of traffic.
Eastern monarch populations have decreased by at least 80 percent in the past two decades, according to Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation. The Western monarch, which migrates only on the coast of California, has declined by 99 percent. The entire North American population is currently under review to be placed under the Endangered Species Act.
AdkAction has become an approved vendor through the Double Up Food Bucks program. A national initiative administered in New York State by the Buffalo-based Field and Fork Network, the program helps kick in an extra incentive for people receiving food assistance, by giving them a financial boost when they buy local.
The new trailhead will be located at the Keene end of Cascade Lakes and traverse the face of Pitchoff to access Balanced Rocks, an interesting collection of boulders on a bare nose of Pitchoff’s western flank.
Parch Pond offers a picturesque lake framed by mountains and evergreens and a diverse forest east of the Northway and west of Port Henry on Ensign Pond Road. It was once renowned for its 200-foot cliffs that offered challenging rock climbing.
On Friday, Sept. 20, adults are being called on to join schoolchildren who have been skipping class on Fridays to protest a lack of action to stop climate change.