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The benefits of a truly wild life! | Notes from the North Woods

Research continues to confirm what most of us already knew as kids, that outdoor recreation provides a variety of important benefits that go well beyond the obvious fun and games.

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Lake Placid to get Bassmaster tourney in 2016

The B.A.S.S. Elite Series will partner with New York State to bring the premier fishing tournament to Auburn and Lake Placid in 2016.

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'Warriors' take on Big Tupper mud

148 racers tackle mountain obstacle race

The fourth annual Tupperpalooza Warrior Run took place July 18, with 148 racers climbing, crawling and wading their way through a 3.5+ mile course at Big Tupper.

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Get back to nature and be happy! | Notes from the North Woods

In recent days, I’ve spent a fair share of time in the woods and on the mountains.

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Art Walk continues in Saranac Lake

The 17th annual Saranac Lake’s Third Thursday Art Walks continues Thursday, July 16.

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Port Henry to host trio of events July 19

Three events will come together for a day of lakeside celebration Sunday, July 19.

Enjoy a narrated cruise aboard the Basin Harbor tour boat

Ever wish you could have a boat ride on Lake Champlain, visit the spectacular palisades along the undeveloped New York coast—to see what Samuel d’Champlain saw in 1609 when he sailed by on his way to Ticonderoga?

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Get out ... and stay out! | Notes from the North Woods

For people who haven’t been paying attention, it’s time to get outside.

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Wet woods, high water and tall tales | Notes from the North Woods

It’s been an extremely, wet week to be in the woods, which is good for mushrooms, gardeners, whitewater paddlers and waterfall photographers, but not for much else.

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'Wild Walk' to be unveiled Saturday, July 4

The Wild Center is preparing to open its latest addition to the public this Saturday — 1,270 feet of elevated walkway snaking through the Adirondack tree canopy called Wild Walk.

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It's time for the Best Fourth in the North!

Events run today through Saturday

Details have been announced for the upcoming 2015 Best 4th In The North Celebration beginning on July 1.

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New EPA study: Trout and salmon will vanish by 2100 without action on climate change

All of the Adirondack Park’s iconic trout and salmon fishing destinations and cold-water fisheries would disappear from the landscape by the end of the century without global action to prevent the climate from overheating the park’s rivers, lakes and streams, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reported late Monday.

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The last eastern cougar | Notes from the North Woods

According to a Proposed Rule document recently issued by the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), the known status of the eastern puma within its historical range is extinct.

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Elizabethtown Chamber of Commerce places baskets

For the seventh year in a row, 38 beautiful bridge baskets were hung by the Elizabethtown-Lewis Chamber of Commerce just in time for Memorial Day.  

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Fly fishing competition lands in Placid | Conservation Conversations

Once again the USA Fly Fishing Competition came to Lake Placid. Some of the top fly fishing guys from around the country, gathered to test their skills and try their luck on the West Branch of the Ausable and Mirror Lake.

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