It’s happened again. I’ve received another annual ‘love letter’ from a virulent member of the anti-hunting community who has taken me to task for promoting a “sickening blood sport.”
The acorns, beechnuts, berries and fruits of many of our trees and bushes are mature and ready for picking.
The 2014 Empire State Winter Games, set to take place Feb. 6-9, will feature some new events and new venues for the 34th annual sporting competition, something that members of the regional organizing coalition have been striving to do over the last four years.
Wilmington Supervisor Randy Preston said that he is always pleased when New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo visits the area.
Recently, while driving through the Wilmington Notch, I noticed a couple of guys wading across the Trophy Trout section of the West Branch of the Ausable River.
Thanks to Mother Nature as well as hundreds of snow guns, skiing is great at Gore Mountain, which opened earlier this year than any season since 1986.
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) recently completed a major effort to eradicate non-native fish from Lower Sargent Pond in Hamilton County, DEC Regional Director Robert Stegemann announced today.
Notes from the North Woods
I first took notice of the full power of a Full Moon during my two year stint working as a Residence Hall Director at Plattsburgh State.
The Wadhams Strawberry Festival, held on Father’s Day each year, was honored with the North Country Heritage Award by the Canton-based organization Traditional Arts in Upstate New York (TAUNY).
Essex Chain Lakes up for classification
While the Adirondack Park Agency (APA) does not have the Essex Chain Lakes classification on its agenda for the Nov. 14-15 meeting, the upcoming decision is weighing heavily on small business owners in the Upper Hudson Recreation Hub.
The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is reminding hikers that the East River Trail near the Upper Works is temporarily closed.
Voters throughout the state of New York voted 1,137,074 in favor of a land swap between the mineral mining company and the state, while 1,006,525 voted against the measure. The 53-47 percent vote was the closest of the six propositions sent out to voters in the Nov. 5 General Election.
Members of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee Tuesday, Oct. 15 unveiled a new logo during their monthly meeting at the Saranac Lake High School.
The Adirondack Carousel has recently partnered with scientists at Cornell University’s Department of Entomology and the National Science Foundation on its “Lost Ladybug Project”
The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets and the Department of Environmental Conservation today announced emergency regulations to prohibit the importation of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) susceptible deer into the State.