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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”.

Take a hike, buddy! | Notes from the North Woods

In the current age, where everyone has instant access to everything in a moment with the simple push of a button; it’s nice to know there are still a few places left that require more of an effort.

“Summer” time | Bakers Mills News

Hard to believe we are already into June. Once we arrive at “Summer” time really will fly even faster.

Motorcycles | Bakers Mills News

Lots of motorcycles are looking forward to the events coming to Lake George.

Gray tree frogs | Ramblings

Funny thing—when I ask people if they would like to walk a trail in a certain swamp, most of them have something else to do

A treasure chest | Little Bits

Our house along the Saranac is full of memories.