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?
The biggest animal to recolonize our region after past extirpation is the Moose. The largest member of the deer family (Cervidae), Moose (Alces alces) hint at the Pleistocene mega-fauna that for epochs prior to arrival of Homo sapiens (us!) shaped North American ecosystems. … [Read more...] about Trouble for Moose: Climate, Ticks, and Lack of Predators
[This is the second in a four-part series describing the Split Rock Wildway and the importance of an extensive wildlife corridor in the Northeast. The first installment is Split Rock Wildway: A Critical Wildlife Corridor; the third is Split Rock Wildway: Protecting Biological … [Read more...] about Where is the Split Rock Wildway?
Want to know more about the wildlife in your woods? Learn in the field. Interpret tracks and signs. Collect scientific data. Help us connect habitat. Wildlife needs room to roam. To give wildlife the space it needs, wild habitats are being protected and linked … [Read more...] about Join a wildlife tracking team