Students to travel to Adirondacks this summer as part of inaugural climate and science institute By Chloe Bennett The Adirondacks will host 48 high school students this summer to learn about the environment, science and justice. The Timbuctoo … [Read more...] about Exploring climate and justice from Brooklyn to the Adirondacks’ Timbuctoo
Big solar: Your questions answered
New state office to oversee permitting process By Gwendolyn Craig The largest solar project proposed in the Adirondack Park to date—40 megawatts near Great Sacandaga Lake--is of such a scale that it supplants the Adirondack Park Agency’s … [Read more...] about Big solar: Your questions answered
Meet the beetles
Researchers release bugs in strategy to save Adirondack hemlocks By Gwendolyn Craig Hemlocks are dying near Paradise Bay. The Lake George cove is lined with their lacy branches dangling dark green above the water. Steps from the shore and into … [Read more...] about Meet the beetles
What can Adirondack lakes tell us about climate change?
Researchers gear up for comprehensive monitoring of hundreds of lakes By Zachary Matson Scientists planning a far-reaching survey of climate change want to take the temperature of Adirondack lakes -- continuously and at different depths. By … [Read more...] about What can Adirondack lakes tell us about climate change?
Beech trees face uncertain future
Loss of tree could impact wildlife species By Mike Lynch In June, state workers marking boundary lines in Ferris Lake Wild Forest noticed something awry with the beech trees. The leaves were curled and falling to the ground. Beech … [Read more...] about Beech trees face uncertain future
AWI takes over long-term lake monitoring
Researchers hope to link monitoring program to other scientific projects By Zachary Matson The Adirondack Watershed Institute at Paul Smith’s College this month took charge of the region’s longest-standing water quality monitoring program with … [Read more...] about AWI takes over long-term lake monitoring