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ESSEX | An upcoming agricultural workshop will feature discussions on high tunnel, greenhouse and field irrigation systems. Read more

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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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TICONDEROGA | Essex County continued to mop up from a significant flood this week, as state officials surveyed the damage to help determine if the region would be eligible for disaster aid. Read more

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The Elizabethtown-Westport Garden Club will welcome Amy Calkins and the Essex County Soil and Water Conservation District on Thursday, April 4, at 11 a.m. Amy will present “Rain Gardens and Rain Barrels." Read more

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LEWIS | Staff at Essex County’s Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) are settled into new office space on Route 9N, just west of the hamlet here. Read more

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Believe it or not, spring will eventually come our way. It’s 10 below as I write this, but I do have high hopes. Read more

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They say change is inevitable. Whether it’s the weather, politics or just  plain old day to day living, things change. You just need to deal with it. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Soil & Water Conservation District will see a change in leadership at the end of September with the retirement of Director Dave Reckahn. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | Erosion of the river banks along the Schroon River is filling the river with silt, creating a delta at the northern end of Schroon Lake, which having a detrimental effect on the fish habitat and the fish population. Read more

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ESSEX | The Adirondack Council has allocated nearly $20,000 in grant funding to over a dozen local farms to help curb carbon emissions and prepare for climate change. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | The Schroon Lake Association has won approval from the Adirondack Park Agency for a permanent Northern Boat Decontamination Station in Schroon’s Severance hamlet. Read more

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WESTPORT | Nerves are fraying in Westport over the fate of the CCE Building. Read more

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WESTPORT — County officials have long admitted the Cornell Cooperative Extension building in Westport isn’t exactly in tip-top shape. Read more

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WESTPORT — Soils scientist Dr. Jerry Smith stood in knee-high rubber boots inside a very deep hole. White tags marked clearly each layer of dirt descending about five feet. Read more

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WESTPORT — On May 11, the North Adirondack Regional Envirothon (NARE) will be held at Paul Smith’s College. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Springtime arrived with a focus on funding for climate resilient farming in the Adirondacks. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — The Cornell Cooperative Extension building in Westport will be probed to determine if the structure and foundation is strong enough to warrant future repairs. Read more

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WESTPORT — A ravine snakes its way behind the Essex County Fairgrounds, cutting through about 25 acres of dense forest. Read more

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PAUL SMITHS — The North Adirondack Regional Envirothon (NARE) will be held Thursday, May 12, at Paul Smith’s College. Read more

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