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Flags & Feathered Friends | Mill Creek Musings

I own a number of flags that I use throughout the year.

A lot of rain | Bakers Mills News

Sorry about no news last week. My computer did not want to cooperate. Another week of a lot of rain. Maybe keeping the bugs down.

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Wet woods, high water and tall tales | Notes from the North Woods

It’s been an extremely, wet week to be in the woods, which is good for mushrooms, gardeners, whitewater paddlers and waterfall photographers, but not for much else.

It’s over | Little Bits

A headline read, “It’s Over.” Like other traumatic events, most of us will remember what we were doing when the second of two Clinton Correctional Facility escapees was shot. This one lived.

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New EPA study: Trout and salmon will vanish by 2100 without action on climate change

All of the Adirondack Park’s iconic trout and salmon fishing destinations and cold-water fisheries would disappear from the landscape by the end of the century without global action to prevent the climate from overheating the park’s rivers, lakes and streams, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reported late Monday.

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The last eastern cougar | Notes from the North Woods

According to a Proposed Rule document recently issued by the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), the known status of the eastern puma within its historical range is extinct.

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Johnsburg Historical Society news

The Johnsburg Historical Society is proud to be a contributor to the Tannery Pond Community Center presentation of “Irish Influence in the Adirondacks,” a weekend-long celebration of local Irish heritage.

Gazing at your dog | Notes from Planet Earth

In a previous column I wrote about some research with a very small worm, Caenorhabditis elegans, which has proven extremely valuable in helping us discover some of the intricacies in the development and physiology of higher organisms.

Green peppers and the summer solstice | Little Bits

It’s summer. Some of us pay attention to the solstice. Others don’t. I didn’t stare at the western sky and my watch to see if it really was the longest day of the year.

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Fly fishing competition lands in Placid | Conservation Conversations

Once again the USA Fly Fishing Competition came to Lake Placid. Some of the top fly fishing guys from around the country, gathered to test their skills and try their luck on the West Branch of the Ausable and Mirror Lake.

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The original anglers | Notes from the North Woods

Nearly 5,000 years ago, a pair of ancient anglers waded out into the frigid waters of the Baltic Sea.

All the rain | Bakers Mills News

The grass is growing taller and the Trees are getting greener with all the rain we are getting.

Show the love: Tie a blue ribbon round the ole oak tree! | Little Bits

I’m not very smart and have few original ideas.

Tying your shoe laces | Little Bits

Have you ever heard the phrase, “I’m all in but my shoe laces?”

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Ausable’s Two Fly Challenge | Conservation Conversations

“You’ve got to bring the 2 lines through the loop twice, then spit on it and draw the lines tight”, I said as we sat in room 19 of the Mountain Brook Motel in Wilmington NY”.

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