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WILLSBORO | The Adirondack forest — its hemlock, beech, maple, ash, pine and oak — is perhaps as iconic as the mountains themselves. Public urged to be on the lookout for signs of damaging invasives. Read more

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NORTH COUNTRY | Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Plattsburgh) and Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) have announced that they introduced “The Randy Preston Salt Reduction Act” to tackle road salt pollution in the Adirondacks. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | The year 2019 is a big year for the Summit Stewardship Program. Headquartered from the Adirondack Loj in Lake Placid, the Heart Lake information and education center is an extension of the ADK Mountain Club, and hosts the... 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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SILVER BAY | In a number of well-documented ways, climate change will do the Adirondacks no favors. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | People come to the Adirondacks to escape from urban woes. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is now accepting artwork submissions for the 2018 New York State Arbor Day Poster. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Scientific evidence is mounting on the impacts of road salt on Adirondack lakes and watersheds. Read more

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CROWN POINT – The Lake Champlain Basin Program hosted the signing of the Opportunities for Action Plan for the lake at the Champlain Lighthouse here. Read more

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Photo by Kim Dedam

ELIZABETHTOWN — State conservation officers and preservation groups are expecting another high traffic summer hiking season. Read more

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KEENE VALLEY — The 13th annual Great Adirondack Trail Run, hosted by Keene Valley’s Mountaineer, will return June 10. Read more

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LAKE PLACID — With the last remnants of snow fading from view, a local coalition still has road salt on the brain. Read more

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Photo by Thistle Tulla Carson

MONTPELIER — The Vermont legislature is now well into the final chapter of a high-stakes saga that began in 2010. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

In my April 2016 column I wrote about some of the “ecosystem services” provided by forests. Read more

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Lake George Land Conservancy

BOLTON LANDING – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has acquired 65 acres in the Town of Putnam from Thomas and Christine Bain. Read more

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