Physical activity and healthy play are critical to the development of young children, but keeping them active when it’s cold outside can be tough. The Heart Network’s Creating Healthy Schools & Communities (CHSC) program works to enhance nutrition and physical activity for … [Read more...] about Keeping Young Kids Active During Winter
Snowshoeing, Kicksledding & Ice Fishing Launch at The Wild Center
The Wild Center has added to its winter programming with free snowshoe and kicksled rentals, guided ice fishing on its Greenleaf Pond and ice sculptures. These experiences – and more – are available Fridays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with timed ticket reservations. … [Read more...] about Snowshoeing, Kicksledding & Ice Fishing Launch at The Wild Center
Winter weather and water do strange things around here, especially on the lake. We saw these beautiful “ice birds” as we walked by the ferry landing one afternoon. Sun was bright and skies were clear, making them look like something out of “Swan Lake.” Surely they will soon melt, … [Read more...] about Ice Birds
Whither Tracks in the Snow?
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?
Essex-Charolotte Ferry Crossing Winter Payment Options
The Lake Champlain Transportation Company announced: The Charlotte, VT to Essex, NY crossing will not be accepting stored value "commuter cards" starting January 1, for the duration of the winter schedule. You may visit the office in Burlington to transfer any commuter card … [Read more...] about Essex-Charolotte Ferry Crossing Winter Payment Options