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Mountaineer makes donation

The Mountaineer, in partnership with Patagonia, Inc., made a $1,000 donation to The Nature Conservancy’s Adirondack Chapter to support the nonprofit organization’s work with state and local transportation agencies to upgrade bridges and culverts with structures that simulate natural stream conditions.

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Adirondack Gives will help monitor loons

Biodiversity Research Institute’s (BRI’s) Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation is pleased to announce the launch of a new campaign on Adirondack Gives, www.adirondackgives.org, the crowdfunding site for Adirondack region nonprofits.

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Somewhere, just east of nowhere | Notes from the North Woods

It occurred while I was on the way home after spending an afternoon at the base of a mind-numbingly, beautiful waterfall that is located halfway up the side of a small mountain in my backyard.

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Foreign invaders taking over | Notes from the North Woods

If foreign armies had advanced as deeply into the Adirondack Park as the current invasion of invasive plants has progressed, local citizens would be up in arms.

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Nothing fishy here! | Conservation Conversations

The Boquet River Association hosted the first annual Fish Fest Saturday the 28th in Elizabethtown.

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In camp and on the river | Notes from the North Woods

Every now and then, in the Adirondacks the stars, and the moon and the sky line up in just the perfect manner to provide a perfect end to a perfect day.

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Road trip adventures | Conservation Conversations

The fly fishing competitions are over for this spring, the bass and pike fishing is underway and the summer sun is making the corn, beans, hay crop and pastures grow!

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USA Regional Fly Fishing Competition | Conservation Conversations

Irene may have torn up Essex County roads and some of the rivers, but even after all the flooding and destruction, the West Branch of the Ausable is still a haven for fly fishing.

Senate and Assembly approve bills making certain lakes, rivers inland waterways

The State Senate and Assembly have approved five bills designating Chateaugay Lake, Little Ausable River, Great Chazy River, Schroon River and Battenkill as inland waterways making the communities along these water bodies eligible for grants under the New York State Local Waterfront Revitalization Program.

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Who is doing what in the outdoors? | Notes from the North Woods

Across the nation, there are a wide variety of outdoor recreational options that remain available for a majority of the year as long as the weather remains fair, the beaches stay open and the rivers continue to flow.

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You bet your bass the fishing is good! | Notes from the North Woods

Historically, brook trout and lake trout have been the primary spring species for anglers on most local lakes and ponds, however Fathers Day weekend has long signaled the traditional opening of Bass Season.

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Fawns are arriving: Do not disturb!

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Vermont Fish &Wildlife Department recently reported that deer fawns are being born now and are asking that people avoid disturbing or picking them up.

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Bugs, Bamboo and Blistering Plants | Notes from the North Woods

That old familiar ‘Adirondack wave’ has again become a popular sight.

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Where you can find local produce this summer

With small agriculture and local produce markets flourishing throughout the North Country, Adirondack Harvest has announced the location of region farmer’s markets for the 2014 season.

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Mountains, waterfalls and just too much fun | Notes from the North Woods

The day began bright and sunny, with large puffy, clouds racing across the sky, driven by the strong winds.

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