About Tim Rowland

Tim Rowland is a columnist, author and outdoors writer living in Jay.

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  1. Boreas says

    “If we see a warmer, drier climate, we’re going to see more fires,” Adams said. “There’s a lot of fuel in the Adirondacks, so the potential is there. If there’s less snowpack, that biomass will dry out.”

    This is true. But NATURALLY sparked fires will still be rare. The vast majority of fires are started intentionally and unintentionally by the only beings that can create fire. More backcountry education is both necessary and critical to maintaining the resource.

  2. David Gibson says

    Great writing from the field, Tim, on one of the great natural episodes in an Adk lifetime. One of your best, though that’s a very tough call.

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