When Champlain Area Trails (CATS) Executive Director Chris Maron got word that a historic 132.5 farm in Westport had been placed on the market last August, he recognized immediately the significance of the property to CATS’ mission of making trails and saving land in the … [Read more...] about Champlain Area Trails Conserves Historic Viall’s Crossing Farm
The recent North Country Algal Blooms Summit in Ticonderoga was part of a $65 million initiative to understand and prevent the growth of summer algae blooms. Many North Country beaches are closed to swimming each summer as toxic blue-green algae blooms are reported. The … [Read more...] about Experts Meet on Algae Issue (THE SUN)
[...] The book is a series of love letters, written by the author about the wilderness and the inhabitants that he cherishes. Each letter details qualities that endear the wildlife to the author along with a plea to the reader to consider feeling the same way. Most of the book … [Read more...] about Review of John Davis’s SPLIT ROCK WILDWAY: A Plea for Co-existing in the Wild (ADK DAILY ENTERPRISE)
[Note: "How does one recognize an old-growth forest in the Adirondacks?" was written by Robert "Bob" Leverett of Native Tree Society, and appears on this blog with permission. Thanks to the Old-Growth Forest Network for sharing this fact sheet. Thanks also to Rob Leverett for … [Read more...] about How does one recognize an old-growth forest in the Adirondacks?
Anxiously awaiting more snow, in this taunting winter of 2018, I recently skied the only place I could, across the big wetland at Hemlock Rock Wildlife Sanctuary, then Microspiked up Adirondack Land Trust’s part of Coon Mountain. I was on protected land throughout this ramble in … [Read more...] about Whither Tracks in the Snow?