Invasive species: what it’s really about
October 29, 2013 It is that time of year again. more »»
Cheers for volunteers
October 15, 2013 The Adirondack Park contains thousands of lakes and ponds, so it should come as no surprise that our quality of life is directly tied to water. more »»
Wacky weather and weeds
October 1, 2013 When you think about weather, invasive species likely do not come to mind. You probably think about what you might need to wear or if your family outing will be under sunny skies. more »»
Have you seen the sign?
September 17, 2013 Summer is a busy time of year for road construction. Roadways are lined with flaggers, safety cones and signs. more »»
Bad news for balsam?
August 20, 2013 Emerald ash borer and Asian longhorned beetle are notorious in the forest pest world, but there are other species to know, to. more »»
Watch out for noxious weeds
August 6, 2013 You may be familiar with poison ivy, the famous glossy, three-leaved plant known for igniting itchy, swollen skin irritations. more »»
Adirondack Invasive Species Awareness Week
July 9, 2013 (Editor’s note: In celebration of Adirondack Invasive Species Awareness Week, this week’s “Eye on Invasives” column, by Hilary Smith, has been replaced by the event schedule for this week. more »»
Q&A: Test your knowledge
May 28, 2013 What is an invasive species? An invasive species is a plant, animal or other organism that is introduced by human activity into a new area where it is not native. more »»
Lake Placid High School concert Wednesday
May 14, 2013 To the editor, We would like to cordially invite the community of Lake Placid and music lovers in the Tri-Lakes area to attend the upcoming Spring Concert at Lake Placid High School. more »»
A summer of aquatic action
October 16, 2012 Adirondack waters offer top-notch recreation for swimming, paddling, boating, waterskiing or simply sitting on a dock marveling at a sunset. more »»
Where did all the pesky plants go?
October 2, 2012 Have you noticed something missing in the Adirondacks? Where invasive common reed grass or Japanese knotweed once towered, in many places, they are disappearing. more »»
Japanese barberry: a ticking time bomb
September 18, 2012 Oh, deer. Every Adirondack gardener has had a run in with this long-legged herbivore snacking on our annuals and perennials, otherwise known as ephemerals when they are deer approved. more »»
September 4, 2012 Just when you think that an invasive species is limited in its distribution — BAM — you get a call from an eagle-eyed volunteer and the situation suddenly changes. more »»
Left of Center
Same old boys...
March 9, 2014 Last week, the Senate couldn't overcome a Republican fillibuster on a bill sponsored by our junior Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. more »