After five months of rehabilitation, The Wild Center released two female North American river otters in the Shingle Shanty Preserve and Research Station, a 15,000-acre biological field research station in the Western Adirondacks, on Thursday, Oct. 8. This otter … [Read more...] about The Wild Center Releases Two Rehabilitated North American River Otters
The Wild Center family is expanding this summer with the arrival of two male North American river otters. The pair make their debut in Otter Falls on Saturday, June 22 from 10am to 5pm, which also marks The Wild Center's inaugural You Otter Run/Walk 5K benefitting the Center's … [Read more...] about The Wild Center Celebrates the Arrival of Two New North American River Otters on June 22
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?
Weasels of Our Home Lands and Waters We are graced in the Adirondack Park with at least six members of the weasel family, Mustelidae. The family of mustelids, in taxonomic turn, fits within the order Carnivora, which is in the class Mammalia, which is in the phylum Chordata, … [Read more...] about Weasels of Our Home: Aquatic Mustelids