A few stories posted this past week have reminded me that there often can be positive and negative takeaways from the news, depending on your point of view.
SWIMMING UPSTREAM: Throughout November, we’ve been looking at efforts to bring back salmon in a real way. While the renewed focus is encouraging, the (literal) obstacles — dams — reveal the work still ahead. CLICK HERE for stories in the “Rewilding Rivers” series and look for the latest installment on Sunday.
HOW TOXIC IS IT?: While the discovery of hazardous algal blooms (HABS) on Lake George and Lake Placid’s Mirror Lake is definitely bad news, the silver lining is the finding that the blooms don’t pose a serious threat to water supplies. READ MORE
This week’s top stories
ARMY EXERCISES: Fort Drum has brought in stakeholders to further discuss potential locations for expanded training drills in the Adirondacks. READ MORE
FISHER CATS: Not a fish eater and not a cat, this piece about these intriguing weasels by new Almanack contributor Bill Rhodes gained some attention (and one reader shared his trail cam footage!). READ MORE
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