The recently dedicated Spirit Sanctuary offers a new take on death that is not only ecologically friendly, but gives those who are left behind the sense that the loss of a loved one is not an end, but a beginning. The Spirit Sanctuary is a “green cemetery,” which is to say … [Read more...] about Green Burials Surface in Essex (THE SUN)
[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?
In May 2016, Northeast Wilderness Trust purchased the Goff Preserve in Essex, NY for permanent protection as a small but key piece in the heart of the Split Rock Wildway. These 27 acres are in the vicinity of other NWT-protected lands and advance the vision of a connected wildway … [Read more...] about Goff Preserve: Northeast Wilderness Trust Adds 27 Acres to Wildway
Today’s a great day to register for the Grand Hike to the Essex Inn. It's only TWO WEEKS away on May 14 and will take you on THREE NEW CATS Trails. So register soon. If you want to help as a volunteer, please email or call CATS. The hike begins in Wadhams where you will set … [Read more...] about CATS Grand Hike Two Weeks Away
Building Bridges for Grand Hike to the Essex Inn We built some bridges in preparation for the May 14th Grand Hike to the Essex Inn. Using materials purchased by a Creating Healthy Places grant, we placed boardwalks and short bridges on the new "Wadhams Highlands Trail" and … [Read more...] about Building Bridges & Another Conservation Easement Success Story