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North Elba appeals Old Mountain Road decision

October 15, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The North Elba Town Council took a stand Tuesday night against a controversial ruling the head of the state Department of Environmental Conservation made on his way out the door this... more »»

EMBARK: Beginner’s look at bow hunting tools

October 14, 2015 With bow hunting season in full swing, Embark took a beginner’s look at the sport with the guidance of Matthew Rothamel, who owns Blue Line Sport Shop in Saranac Lake with his wife, Cory. more »»

Park agency reconsiders tent site set-ups

October 14, 2015 RAY BROOK — The state Adirondack Park Agency is considering a proposal to separate primitive tent sites from roads a bit more. more »»

EMBARK: The eastern coyote quandary

October 12, 2015 Stories of terrified people being chased from the moonlit forest by wolves and coy dogs are rampant in the Adirondacks. Those who’ve seen or heard these creatures swear they’re real. more »»

View from the top

October 12, 2015 Fall foliage has reached its peak in the Adirondacks. more »»

Paul Smith’s students explore yurt life

October 10, 2015 PAUL SMITHS — It takes dedication to build a village of yurts. more »»

In the grips of Seasonal Sporting Syndrome

October 10, 2015 Seasonal Sporting Syndrome is a unique malady that is known to slowly overcome both sportsmen and women alike. more »»

Owners take charge of milfoil

October 10, 2015 SARANAC INN — There’s a battle between humans and plants happening on Upper Saranac Lake, and the humans are winning. It began as a story that’s not unique in the Adirondacks. more »»

Learning more about Cuomo’s DEC nominee

October 10, 2015 Last Friday, Oct. 2, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that he had chosen his top environmental advisor, Basil Seggos, to be the new commissioner of the state Department of Environmental Conservation. more »»

Schumer asks EPA to stop Montreal sewage dumping

October 10, 2015 ALBANY — Sen. Charles Schumer asked U.S. environmental regulators Friday to work with Canadian officials to stop the city of Montreal from dumping 2 billion gallons of raw sewage into the St. more »»

ZomBee Watch helps scientists track honeybee killer

October 10, 2015 HURLEY — While scientists have documented cases of tiny flies infesting honeybees, causing the bees to lurch and stagger around like zombies before they die, researchers don’t know the scope of the... more »»

EMBARK: Instinctive urge to hunt

October 9, 2015 With New York’s annual big game hunting season already underway, there is still time to consider taking up an age-old sport that combines the skill sets found in hiking and orienteering, with... more »»

Supporter of Nature, in some ways

October 9, 2015 The Nature Conservancy recently gave U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik a Supporter of Nature Award, even though her views aren’t completely in line with theirs. more »»

Sliding into peak color

October 9, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Fall-colored foliage is near peak brilliance, as seen Thursday from the top of the combined bobsled-luge-skeleton track near Lake Placid. more »»

EMBARK: From boat to boot

October 8, 2015 A surf and turf adventure is simple: Paddle (surf) to a hiking destination, do your hike (turf) and then paddle back to your ca. more »»

Rail bikes are popular but may be short-lived

October 8, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — A stretch of long-unused and deteriorating railroad tracks in the Adirondacks have been put to use by a new tourist attraction imported from South Korea — pedal-powered rail-riding... more »»

EMBARK: ‘12 Short Hikes Near Keene Valley’

October 6, 2015 Hiking in the Adirondack High Peaks doesn’t necessarily mean hiking the High Peaks themselves. more »»

EMBARK: A bull’s-eye for archery

October 6, 2015 There’s a lot of arrow slinging going on in Tupper Lake. more »»

Plans OK’d for national trail through Adirondacks

October 5, 2015 ALBANY (AP) — The state Department of Environmental Conservation has approved plans for the Adirondack section of the North Country National Scenic Trail, effective Oct. 10. more »»

Keeping an eye on backcountry water

October 3, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Connery Pond is a great place to spend the afternoon searching for aquatic invasive specie. more »»

 
 

 

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