Images of the Noonmark Fire site 20 years later

Twenty years ago, the Noonmark Fire burned about 90 acres on a site that can be found off the Bear Den Trail. In mid-September, Explorer writer Tim Rowland and I visited the site with  SUNY Plattsburgh professor Mark Lesser and his students for a piece that appeared in the November-December issue of the Explorer. You can read the piece here and see a photo gallery from our trip above. In the video below, Lesser talks about the ecological impacts of the fire.

YouTube video

Reader Interactions

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Popular This Week

SPONSORED CONTENT

Boundaries of the Adirondack Park

Boundaries of the Adirondack Park The Adirondack Park is unlike any other place on Earth for a number of reasons, including the importance of its clean water and wilderness areas, the habitat it provides for wildlife, and the fact that well over 100,000 people live within its borders. The Adirondack Park is not like national or even other New York state parks. There is no gate, there is no fee to get in…Read more.

North Country Public Radio
Paul Smiths
Explore With Us And Support Adirondack Journalism
Book of 12 Short Hikes on preserves near lake George

Like what you're reading?

Join the community of people powering our rigorous, nonprofit Adirondack journalism with a donation.

Wait! Before you go:

Catch up on all your Adirondack
news, delivered weekly to your inbox