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The original campers | Notes from the North Woods

Over the years, I’ve had the good fortune to have traveled in the company of many highly skilled outdoor travelers.

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Local businesswoman rallies Lake George community to save Dog Beach

Amid increased littering and vandalism, the DEC has come up with a proposal to turn Lake George's Dog Beach into a lakeside park—creating unrest among resident and visiting dog owners.

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Passing down the fishing pole | Conservation Conversations

It was 25 years ago, when some fellas from Moriah got together and decided it was time do to something for the kids.

Johnsburg Summer Youth Program to add swim lessons at Ski Bowl Park Pond

The Summer Youth Program is adding a sixth week to its session this year.

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Traffic control for trout and two beards | Conservation Conversations

What does stocking a river and being a firefighter have in common? Good question you ask.

“And you actually get paid to do this?” | Notes from the North Woods

Although most college students have already departed campus, high-school students are still preparing for final exams.

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High Peaks to raffle canoe

High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care is raffling a full-size cedar strip canoe, handmade by local Adirondack craftsman, Randall Haner.

In the outdoors, there’s always a game | Notes from the North Woods

Game is a traditional term used to describe any fish, fowl or other wild creature that is hunted for either sport or food.

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On the river ... again | Notes from the North Woods

Last weekend, I loaded up the canoe and traveled over the hill to Elizabethtown.

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Ministry protects heads with helmets

North Country Ministry, in their continuing effort to help and protect children, will start a new program this spring.

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Just the bear facts, Mamn | Notes from the North Woods

While the spring season has not yet arrived in all quarters of the region, it’s apparently on the way.

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Stream Dreams! | Conservation Conversations

The Chinese proverb states,” “If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. If you teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime.”

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Outdoor recreation | Notes from the North Woods

It’s been well-established that outdoor activities are beneficial to our overall physical, emotional and mental health.

Waiting for ice out to turn the trout on! | Notes from the North Woods

It appears the long, hard, Adirondack winter may finally be coming to a conclusion, and while many local anglers are still hauling around their ice fishing gear, it’s time to get out your trout gear as the annual “ice out” grows near.

New endowment established at Adirondack Land Trust

The Adirondack Land Trust is delighted to announce that the F. M. Kirby Foundation has made a $2 million commitment to help fund perpetual care of working farms and forests under conservation easements.