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?
"Adirondack Park is, arguably, the wildest landscape in the East, but it is not yet wild enough,” conservationist, adventurer, and author John Davis says. “It falls on our generation to finish rewilding it, so that it provides safe homes for all native species. The work may be … [Read more...] about John Davis Launches Split Rock Wildway Book
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
We are pleased to announce that Evan George is the new chairman of the Champlain Area Trails' Board of Directors. Evan, who works as the admissions director at Camp Dudley, has served on the CATS board for the past three years and most recently as vice-chair. Evan grew up in … [Read more...] about CATS Announces New Board Chair
Last year we resuscitated and updated the beautiful Essex Directory that included a wonderful map by the late Sid Couchey. Special thanks to Donna Lou Sonnett for providing all the original drawings and to Sheri Amsel for updating Sid's map. We were overwhelmed by the demand … [Read more...] about Essex Initiatives Updating 2015 Essex Directory