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SCHROON LAKE | Abigail and Molly Wisser, now just out of college, wanted summer jobs where they would be able to give something back to the Schroon Lake community that they love. They had no idea how meaningful a contribution that would be. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh Common Council appointed seven individuals to serve on the newly created City Sustainability Task Force (CSTF) at the June 6 Common Council meeting. Read more

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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

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The sun was out, and the Saratoga strip offers so much more than most Essex County towns. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Every meeting of the Middlebury student organization WildMidd opens with “nature notes,” as each attendee shares a recent observation of the natural world... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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NORTH CREEK | The Adirondack Park has performed better economically than the rest of rural America since the inception of the Adirondack Park Agency, according to a new study... Read more

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NORTH CREEK | Despite near-freezing weather, dozens of northern Warren County residents elevated their environmental awareness April 27 by participating in the annual Johnsburg Earth Day festival. Read more

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April 22 marks a half century of celebrating Earth Days, but do we observe it? Beyond Earth Day there is a growing national debate over the Green New Deal. We can each do our part by reducing our driving, use of electricity and consumption of animals Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A handful of passionate Plattsburgh City School District students have hatched a plan to reduce their school’s carbon footprint. Read more

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WILLSBORO | George Sayward said the dairy industry is as bad as he’s ever seen it in his four decades as a farmer. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | A workshop, organized by the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Warren County Cornell Cooperative Extension, on hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) will be held Dec. 15. Read more

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LONG LAKE | Fish have been stocked in Adirondack waters for a century, and while that’s good news for anglers, it means that genetically pure strains of native brook trout are all but gone. Read more

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ORWELL - Change is happening on the land and that’s good news for water quality, according to Water Quality Division Deputy Director Ryan Patch of the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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TICONDEROGA | Cycle Adirondacks has announced the route for its signature tour of the 2019 season. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | More than any other issue, health care has animated the national and local political landscape during the midterm election cycle. Read more

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ESSEX | On a brilliant blue September Sunday, when the dogwood leaves were just starting to turn a ruddy crimson, and goldenrod and purple asters kissed in the breeze... Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Conservationists hope to work with road crews to decrease winter salt applications Read more

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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

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MIDDLEBURY | According to a news statement by Elle O’Casey director of communications and outreach for the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, 73 percent of Vermont is still experiencing dry or drought conditions... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors is continuing to oppose the state’s effort to declare a railway in the central Adirondacks abandoned — but are taking a lighter touch. Read more

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