Anglers, researchers team up to preserve one of the region’s few native fish species By Zachary Matson Catching a brook trout is one thing. Collecting its DNA is an altogether different challenge. The key is to get a good grip, hold it in a … [Read more...] about What’s in store for Adirondack brook trout?
Researchers learn the ins and outs of wild dog communication By James M. Odato Scores of four-footed families dating back almost a century live throughout the North Country woods. They leave paw prints on snowmobile trails and hiking paths, … [Read more...] about Coyotes make long distance calls
State now agrees canid shot near Cooperstown was endangered species By Mike Lynch A Princeton University DNA examination found a canid killed by a hunter in December near Cooperstown was a gray wolf, and the state Department of Environmental … [Read more...] about Princeton DNA analysis finds New York animal was a wolf
Group presents DEC with list of action items By Mike Lynch A coalition of state and national wildlife and environmental organizations is urging the state Department of Environmental Conservation to do more to protect wolves entering this … [Read more...] about Coalition to state: Do more for wolves
By Joan Collins One of the Adirondacks’ most sought-after boreal species, by visiting birders, is also one of the most entertaining to observe. With their loud “quick, three beers” song, the olive-sided flycatcher won’t elude your ear. Their … [Read more...] about Catching up with a boreal flycatcher
Researchers examine impacts of parasites, lack of prime habitat By Mike Lynch We walked along the dirt road through the woods, our heads and eyes down, looking for moose tracks. The previous morning a driver had spotted a 1-year-old … [Read more...] about Scientists seek answers for stagnant moose population