Testing for ‘forever chemicals’ in water supplies, industrial discharges to increase By Zachary Matson Expect to hear a lot more about PFAS as state and federal regulators look to crack down on the dangerous and pervasive compounds. Known … [Read more...] about What are PFAS and are they in Adirondack waters?
Responding to signs of success, fishery managers halve Lake Champlain trout stocking
50% reduction in lake trout stocking comes after growing research that wild lake trout are sustaining population By Zachary Matson Fisheries managers in New York and Vermont plan to halve the number of lake trout stocked in Lake Champlain this … [Read more...] about Responding to signs of success, fishery managers halve Lake Champlain trout stocking
Exploring climate and justice from Brooklyn to the Adirondacks’ Timbuctoo
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?