By Gwendolyn Craig The Adirondack Park Agency is slated to decide whether campfires and an expanded parking area will jive with current policy for the Essex Chain Lakes during its Thursday meeting. Both proposed actions garnered public comments … [Read more...] about Comments question campfires, new parking proposals for Essex Chain Lakes
By Gwendolyn Craig The decision of how to handle a historic Adirondack camp in Franklin County is a state Constitutional conundrum that has seen a wave of support for preserving it. The issue for decision makers lies with the two pieces of … [Read more...] about Public, preservationists voice support for Debar Lodge
By Gwendolyn Craig The state Department of Environmental Conservation treated about 2,500 hemlock trees around 138 acres near Lake George in Washington County for the invasive hemlock woolly adelgid, according to a news release. The hemlock … [Read more...] about WATCH: DEC treats about 2,500 Lake George-area hemlock trees for invasive bug
By Gwendolyn Craig Trail connections from Saratoga Springs into the Adirondacks are closer to reality, as the Open Space Institute announced the acquisition of another connecting parcel in Warren County. The 1,260 acres is in the Town of Lake … [Read more...] about Open Space Institute acquires Lake Luzerne property ripe for green and recreational opportunities
By Gwendolyn Craig The U.S. Army is considering six Adirondack-region sites for training exercises by the Fort Drum-based soldiers and helicopter pilots in the 10th Aviation Brigade and 10th Sustainment Brigade, according to members of an ad hoc … [Read more...] about Fort Drum eyes six potential training sites, some in Adirondack Park
When it was last relicensed, the owners of Treadwell Mills dam on the Saranac River put in a fish ladder so salmon could get through. The ladder, which looks like a wet wheelchair ramp for fish to swim up, has never been used, though, because salmon … [Read more...] about Are fish ladders the answer?