I've been fascinated by plant life for a long time, but because I'm fairly new to the Adirondacks, I'm discovering new plants that I haven't seen before. Can anyone identify what this one is? We had them growing all over our weed-infested gardens all this past summer. They look a … [Read more...] about Can You Identify This Mystery Plant?
Most of us who live in New York’s Adirondack Park are here because it is a beautiful, relatively wild and natural place. Winters are hard to endure (and getting harder, from some vantage points, as they become more erratic and less consistently cold) and jobs hard to find (and … [Read more...] about West Champlain Hills: Our Bountiful Home
Have ever heard of Giant Hogweed or seen it growing locally? It is pretty rare for our area, but if you do ever see it do not touch this plant! As you know some wild plants are poisonous or can cause an allergic reaction or skin rash. However, the body's reaction to the touch of … [Read more...] about Giant Hogweed: A Noxious Weed
Bark: Get to Know Your Trees Friday, October 10, 7pm Suggested donation: $10 Hear Michael Wojtech – Naturalist and author of Bark: A Field Guide to Trees of the Northeast The traits typically used to describe trees—leaves, twigs, and buds—are often hard to see or … [Read more...] about Bark: Get to Know Your Trees