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The survival of a native species | Notes from the North Woods

September 11 is a date that will long be remembered in the history of this country.

The circle of life

Last evening, I said to my wife, “maybe we should start a fire, it’s getting cool”.

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Fifth annual Great Adirondack Moose Festival scheduled

The 5th annual Great Adirondack Moose Festival, New York States’ first ever moose-themed fete, offers visitors of all ages a fantastic adirondack experience.

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Extensive project to upgrade Million Dollar Beach launched

Environmentally-friendly porous pavement, boat washing stations, swimming and fishing piers with universal access, and an improved vehicle traffic flow — are all coming soon to Lake George's famed Million Dollar Beach in a $6.3 million construction project.

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New York begins its long big game season | Notes from the North Woods

It may seem far too early for hunters to be taking to the woods again, especially in light of the recent 90 degree temperatures.

Wilderness 50th anniversary celebration at Tannery Pond

Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve and other members of this year’s NYS Wilderness 50th Steering Committee will sponsor a public event in North Creek to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The National Wilderness Preservation System Act of 1964. Free and open to the public, the event will be held at Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek on Sept. 10 5 to 630 p.m. No reservations are needed.

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Rum-Runners weekend returns to region

There will be no shortage of gangster fedoras and flapper dresses Sept. 12, 13 and 14 in the Tri-lakes and Warrensburg areas. Rum runners weekend returns with new activities in this prohibition-era event.

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Johnsburg youth program gives awards

One hundred and thirty-four children attended the summer youth program held at the Ski Bowl Park.

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Autumn is knocking on the forest floor | Notes from the North Woods

After enjoying a pleasant and slightly wet, Labor Day weekend, I’ve already been making plans for the impending Fall season.

Cabela’s, Bass Tracker, LL Bean: Sporting scenes in the Adirondacks | Notes from the North Woods

I recently received a phone call from an old friend who wanted to know if I could help him arrange to get a wild turkey for use as a prop in a photo shoot that was to be produced in the area.

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Berried Alive and Under the Shroom | Notes from the North Woods

By nature, humans are foragers.

Flowers tell all! | Conservation Conversations

Frank Woolner wrote a book called “Grouse and Grouse Hunting” back in 1970.

Energy efficiency needs to be addressed

On Aug. 23 market goer’s will have the opportunity to discuss home energy savings with an area expert.

Cuomo announces designation of monies to fund outdoor recreation

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo anounced funding for multiple projects on Monday, July 21 that will expand and improve outdoor recreational opportunities in the Adirondack Park, including $750,000 to upgrade the Abanakee Dam on the Indian River, which was the site of the Govenor’s Adirondack Challenge in Indian Lake on July 20 to highlight recreational opportunities and promote the region’s tourism industry.

Troutopia | Notes from the North Woods

Troutopia is a new sporting term that I recently coined.

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