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TICONDEROGA | In 19th century Japan, telling a fish story wasn’t acceptable. Instead, the catch was documented not with weights and measures, but with the art form known as “gyotaku,” in which the medium is ink — and the fish itself. 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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CASTLETON | As part of its VTeen 4-H Science Pathways Café series, University of Vermont (UVM) Extension 4-H is sponsoring four free Summer of Science programs in June and July for students entering grades 7-12 in the fall. Read more

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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

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Closing the Salisbury Fish Hatchery is a bad idea. Read more

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RAY BROOK | The reversal of damage caused by acid rain, which was devastating to native Adirondack fish populations, is an environmental success story. 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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AUSABLE FORKS | Work to remove what was once the Rome Dam on the West Branch Ausable River is wrapping up on time. 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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