By Gwendolyn Craig The second recorded infestation of hemlock woolly adelgid in the Adirondack Park has spread far beyond a Lake George campsite where it was first discovered. The state Department of Environmental Conservation announced … [Read more...] about Hemlock woolly adelgid found on nearly 250 acres along Lake George
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By Gwendolyn Craig Owners of the Adirondack Mountain Reserve said they may test out recreation limits on a portion of the property this Columbus Day weekend, and they plan to definitely place restrictions on the entire reserve next year. The … [Read more...] about Ausable Club president: More hiking limits coming to Adirondack Mountain Reserve
Recent Forest Ranger Actions AdirondacksMultiple CountiesPatrols for Public Safety and Increased Visitors: Memorial Day Holiday Weekend brought an influx of visitors to the Adirondacks. In anticipation of this increase, Forest Rangers worked … [Read more...] about Rangers have busy Memorial Day weekend
By Tim Rowland The timing of his tenure as Region 5 director for the Department of Environmental Conservation is not lost on Robert Stegemann. “I came in with Hurricane Irene and I’m going out with the coronavirus,” he said. But in between it … [Read more...] about After a decade that reshaped the park, DEC regional director Bob Stegemann retires
By Michael Virtanen Owners of a thirty-mile rail line in the central Adirondacks who sparked controversy by storing dozens of empty tank cars on the tracks say they’re losing money and want to get out. Iowa Pacific Holdings President Ed Ellis … [Read more...] about Iowa Pacific seeks to sell Tahawus rail line
By Noelle Connors In September, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service denied a petition to put the Bicknell’s thrush on the federal list of endangered species. The Bicknell’s is a medium-size (6-7.5 inches) thrush—brown on the back with a white, … [Read more...] about What species in the Adirondacks are endangered?