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Feline Immunodeficiency Virus | North Country SPCA

Occasionally, the North Country SPCA encounters a cat who cannot be housed at the shelter with our other cats while waiting for a forever home.

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Damn coyotes! | Notes from the North Woods

In last week’s column, I referred to the process of rewilding our youth, in the same manner we rewilded our lands.

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Conservation Conversations

The Beatles did a song a while back called Day Tripper, if you are lucky, you can listen to it on your way to one of the following programs.

High Heels | Little Bits

High heels. My muses are at work again and that’s what they gave me today.

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Into the wild | Notes from the North Woods

I suppose it’s one of the most common afflictions of age, and it likely explains our unrelenting desire to return to familiar, natural surroundings.

New doors opening | Little Bits

Seven, eight, open the gate.” Did that conjure up any memories of your childhood? How about, “one, two, buckle my shoe?” I suppose you could stuff that in a category called Nursery Rhymes. It’s one of those things you learn very early and never forget.

A good number of holidays | Willsboro Column

The calendar indicates that this month has the shortest number of days, but it sure does have a good number of holidays:

An argument with my bathtub | Keeseville Column

Strange week for me as I started it by losing an argument with my bathtub.

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Furry Valentine adoption special | North Country SPCA

The North Country SPCA would like to announce our upcoming bowling tournament fundraiser to be held on Saturday, Feb. 28th at the Mineville VFW Lanes, with two shifts: a morning session at 11 a.m. and afternoon session at 2 p.m.

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Wild or not, off to the woods we go | Notes from the North Woods

Currently, the Adirondack Park remains the largest state protected area in the contiguous United States.

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Oil spill response | Conservation Conversations

Minus 18 degrees was displayed on the console of the truck when my cohort picked me up for the trip.

Hunt up your favorite dancing shoes | Essex Column

If you’re cold and just can’t warm up, short of going to the airport and jumping on a southbound plane, hunt up your favorite dancing shoes and make your way to the Whallonsburg Grange this Saturday evening.

The dreaded flu bug | Willsboro Column

The dreaded flu bug caught up with me this last week and when it does, it really can lay you low.

Winter in the North Country | Keeseville Column

My apologies on the lack of a column last week – I was downstate racing to beat the storm back home.

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My Furry Valentine | North Country SPCA

With Valentine’s Day swiftly approaching, love is in the air... puppy love, that is!