News and Info for 08/19/2017

This weekend in the Adirondacks | NCPR News “We’ve got two more weekends after this, to deal with higher than usual number of visitors – even for the summer season – in the Adirondack backcountry. Popular parking areas, boat launches,

News and Info for 08/18/2017

More than $1 million awarded to Adirondack communities | The Daily Gazette “A total of $1.35 million went to communities in the Adirondacks and Catskills, money Cuomo said will help develop tourism based on the communities’ natural beauty and outdoor recreational opportunities.”

News and Info for 08/12/2017

Crowd sourcing science in Canton to keep the Grasse River clean | NCPR News “A not-for-profit from St. Lawrence University is starting a project to teach local people how to check the water quality of their rivers and keep an

News and Info for 08/10/2017

Parasites, snails may factor in Adirondack moose decline | Cornell Chronicle “The apparent declining moose population in New York ’s Adirondack Mountains may be caused partly by tiny parasite-transmitting snails eaten by moose as they forage vegetation, according to new

News and Info for 08/08/2017

Welcome to the Cranberry Lake 50! – Cranberry Lake 50 “Cranberry Lake and the lands that surround it provide some of the best hiking, biking, paddling, fishing, skiing and camping experiences available in the northeastern United States. This corner of

News and Info for 08/07/2017

Watertown Daily Times | Solarize St. Lawrence County launches on Thursday with public workshop ” A new campaign being launched by St. Lawrence County provides homeowners and businesses the chance to receive reduced installation rates and tax credits in exchange

News and Info for 07/27/2017

Devastating invasive insect found in Adirondacks, threatens hemlocks | NCPR News “State officials say a devastating invasive insect has reached the Adirondack Park for the first time. In a statement yesterday, New York’s Conservation Department confirmed that Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

News and Info for 07/21/2017

Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation Opens New Location – Adirondack Explorer – Adirondack Explorer “Since its beginning, the ACLC has tripled its number of full-time workers and employs a field staff of nineteen members. This includes students from SUNY ESF’s

News and Info for 07/12/2017

A passion for the design and function of Adirondack guideboat paddles | NCPR News “Saranac Lake antiques expert Ted Comstock has a great respect for Adirondack-North Country history and artifacts. At the top of his list is the Adirondack guideboat.

News and Info for 07/11/2017

Arts Center Turns 50 With Parkwide Theatre Festival – – The Adirondack Almanack “The Adirondack Lakes Center for the­ Arts has announced the line-up for its 2017 Adirondack Lakes Summer Theatre Festival as part of the Arts Center’s 50th Anniversary

News and Info for 07/08/2017

Farmers Markets in the Adirondacks: Find Fresh Produce, Meat & More “Visit these Adirondack farmers markets for fresh produce, meat, bread, handcrafted items, and more!” tags: cl Woodsmen’s Days are back this weekend | News, Sports, Jobs – Adirondack Daily

News and Info for 07/07/2017

Watertown Daily Times | Over $18 million in north country water infrastructure projects announced. “Town of Clifton, St. Lawrence County — $4 million for the installation of a new transmission main between the town of Clifton’s Newton Falls water district

News and Info for 07/06/2017

Invasive Species Awareness Week Events Announced for the Adirondacks – – The Adirondack Almanack “New York State’s fourth annual Invasive Species Awareness Week (ISAW) will take place July 9th-15th. The Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program (APIPP) is collaborating with various

News and Info for 07/05/2017

North Country at Work: How an Old Forge field biologist helped bring fish back to the Adirondacks | NCPR News “That’s where Dan being hired as a field technician in 1979 comes into the play. The next step for the