Wilderness advocate John Davis urged a gathering of about 75 conservation-minded residents recently to advocate for the reintroduction of the puma into Adirondack forests, in the name of ecology, economy, public health and, not least of all, beauty. Davis discussed panthers, … [Read more...] about John Davis Advocates for Puma Reintroduction
Over the last couple of years, I’ve spent long hours with Paine, skiing, paddling the Boquet River, talking about the park’s history and its future over ham sandwiches and bowls of soup. Never was it more obvious than at that moment that Paine is, in many ways, a figure from a … [Read more...] about Peter Paine: Conservative Conservation Broker
The Ticonderoga Historical Society invites the public to the third in its series of free movie nights on Friday July 7 at 7 p.m. at the Hancock House. The featured film will be “The Lost Battalion,” a true story about the hardships suffered by the nine companies, roughly 550 men, … [Read more...] about Historical Society Screens Free Movie “The Lost Battalion”
Since 2006, the Essex Community has nurtured Lakeside School - growing us from a preschool in an Essex church basement, to an early childhood leader with programs for birth to grade three all themed around farm and forest exploration. Help Lakeside School celebrate 10 years of … [Read more...] about Celebrate 10 Years of Lakeside School this Weekend!
Welcome to spring in the Champlain Valley. And to Rosslyn's annual spring drama: the Lake Champlain boathouse blues! Over the last month lake water level has been rising, rising, rising. And rising some more. In fact, it's even risen since I started drafting this post. … [Read more...] about Lake Champlain Boathouse Blues