LAKE PLACID Pete Fish, retired Forest Ranger of the Catskills and Adirondacks High Peaks wilderness, will present an enjoyable lesson in winter backcountry preparedness and ethics based on experiences and observations in the field. Learn about the clothing and footwear requirements, proper equipment, nutrition, winter travel, and stories from a Forest Rangers perspective. This special ADK presentation will be held on Saturday, Jan. 5 at 8 p.m. at Adirondack Mountain Clubs (ADKs) High Peaks Information Center, located at Heart Lake in Lake Placid. This presentation is free and open to the public. Fishs presentation is part of ADKs Saturday Evening Lecture Series, funded with support from Stewarts Shops. The Saturday Evening Lecture Series offers presentations on natural history, backcountry recreation, Adirondack history, art, and music. For more information about programs or about membership, contact ADK North Country office, in Lake Placid (518) 523-3441, or visit our website at www.adk.org .