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QUEENSBURY | The 10th-annual Curtis Lumber PetAPalooza pet adoption day and pet fair will be held Saturday, June 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. across select retail stores located throughout New York state. Read more

The Sun

LAKE PLACID | Join renowned conservation biologist and photographer Larry Master to discover the birds and the butterflies of the John Brown Farm State Historic Site. Read more

The Sun

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CROWN POINT | One by one, students from St. Mary’s School in Ticonderoga came forward at an impromptu outdoor classroom at the Crown Point State Historic Site and were handed a tiny ball of fluff, a bird that had been snared in the nets... Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Lake Champlain is smaller than the Great Lakes, but Vermont politicians (jockeying to get taxpayer funds for a variety of special projects) have tried to reclassify it as the fifth Great Lake... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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CROWN POINT | Daylight had scarcely dawned on the first day of 2019 when Stacy Robinson of Port Henry saw a chunky little songbird with a black mask straight out of the Lone Ranger sitting on the topmost twig of a tree, like a golf ball on a tee. Read more

The Sun

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RUTLAND | Green Mountain Power honored longtime Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife biologist Steve Parren with one of the state’s top environmental awards last week, the GMP-Zetterstrom Award. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

A hummingbird just stood outside the window (flying in one spot) and looked around to find someone to tell that the feeder with sugar water was almost empty and us well trained humans needed to do our duty and refill it Read more

Letters to the Editor

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SPLIT ROCK | 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... Read more

The Sun

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CHIMNEY POINT | A large flock of Canadian geese can be seen roosting on the Lake Champlain ice at Chimney Point. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Despite snow blanketing the North Country in March, spring is near and many of us here in New York are preparing for the return of migratory birds... Read more

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When it comes to our feathered friends, diversity abounds around Lake Champlain. Read more

Editorials

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RUTLAND |  Rutland County’s amateur ornithologists are concerned about the low activity around local birdfeeders leading up to this year’s Christmas bird count. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) has co-signed a letter expressing concern over drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). Read more

The Sun

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A female osprey enjoys a late-day meal of northern pike at Lake Arrowhead. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

POULTNEY —  Rutland County Audubon will be holding its first wildlife art show, “Our Natural World in Art,” during the spring. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

The blue birds never really left this winter. Read more

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Pictured is a female Osprey with a 2-foot northern pike it had just caught at Lake Arrowhead. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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RUTLAND — Celebrate spring on April 8 with Eileen Christelow and a storytime featuring her new book, Robins! Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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SCHROON LAKE — Officials here have begun a waterfront revitalization plan they hope will improve access to Schroon and Paradox lakes as well as increase use of the smaller ponds located on state land around the region. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY — A lot has changed since the first Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) was held in 1998. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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