I had the great pleasure of meeting up with John Davis, Executive Director of the Rewilding Institute and Tricia Bhatia, Coordinator, of the Eddy Foundation recently to explore the trails and lodging opportunities from Westport to Willsboro as I map out a viable and appealing … [Read more...] about Champlain Valley Explorations
Split Rock Wildway
Wilderness advocate John Davis urged a gathering of about 75 conservation-minded residents recently to advocate for the reintroduction of the puma into Adirondack forests, in the name of ecology, economy, public health and, not least of all, beauty. Davis discussed panthers, … [Read more...] about John Davis Advocates for Puma Reintroduction
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?
Split Rock Wildway is a wildlife corridor in the eastern Adirondacks that links Lake Champlain with the Adirondack High Peaks. It is roughly in the towns of Westport and Essex. And, it's where conservationist/author John Davis is the most at home. "I've been working to … [Read more...] about Author/Conservationist John Davis Finds Home in Wildlife Corridor (PRESS REPUBLICAN)
Congratulations Susie Smith and Ken Hughes for organizing a successful and thoroughly enjoyable Christmas in Essex 2017! Great pre-event messaging, perfect weather, efficient move-in and move-out, good flow and impressive attendance, diverse vendors, well distributed and executed … [Read more...] about Christmas in Essex 2017: Bravo Susie Smith and Ken Hughes!