Top state officials sending representatives to salt talks By Zachary Matson The top leaders of state agencies in charge of implementing recommendations to reduce salt use in the Adirondacks will not be on hand Tuesday for an annual road salt … [Read more...] about Annual road salt summit follows release of task force report
Artists combine science and aesthetics to showcase the voices of local waters. By Chloe Bennett What would rivers and lakes say if they could speak? Maybe they would recount their rich histories or share the wisdom from local wildlife. Some … [Read more...] about Can art encourage stewardship of North Country waters?
Task force suggests best practices and alternatives to salt on Adirondack roads By James M. Odato Maintenance departments must resist bombarding roads of contaminating road salt, fully analyze the need for and effects of salt use and train … [Read more...] about State releases long-awaited road salt report
Neighbor report triggers environmental inquiry By Gwendolyn Craig Editor's note: This story has been updated to include new information provided by the state Department of Environmental Conservation. It also corrects the flow of Thirteenth … [Read more...] about State investigating cloudy creek near Barton Mines
Report updates data on road salt's effects on Adirondack lakes in Lake Champlain basin By Zachary Matson New research supports an understanding of how Adirondack lakes in the Lake Champlain basin suffer from road salt use, particularly on state … [Read more...] about Road salt research update: Which lakes are saltiest?
What’s at play in using an herbicide in Adirondack waters By Zachary Matson From Lake George and Lake Luzerne in the southern Adirondacks to Horseshoe Pond north of Paul Smiths, lakes in the Adirondacks have struggled to control … [Read more...] about What is ProcellaCOR herbicide and how does it target milfoil?