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Forest ranger Megan McCone monitors 50,000 acres of state land, including parts of Saranac Lake Wild Forest and all o...
Close Encounters of the Lean-to Kind
My father loved fishing and would go anywhere, by any means, to fish in new places. My mother, not so much. Many year...
James H. S. McGregor
In 1869, four years after the end of the Civil War, hundreds of men and women from Boston and New York headed to the ...
Chagall in Cranberry Lake
Reviled as a “degenerate” by the Nazis, celebrated by the Paris art world and investigated for suspected Communist ti...
By the Numbers
On a hot, oppressive day in the summer of 1988, an ecologist’s Chesapeake Bay retriever named Muddy made off with my ...
M y friend Adam Welz, a South African naturalist and journalist, identified fish crows flying around an island in mi...
It is early in the morning, a day after the Notre-Dame fire in Paris, and I can’t sleep. I can’t stop thinking about ...
The Big Chill
Imagine an environmental challenge to the Adirondacks harsher than acid rain, invasive species and global warming com...
Behind the Music
Recently, a historian friend known for sleuthing regional nuggets found the album Old Time and Jugband Music by a gr...
Following a Thread
This time at Cold River—the last time—his touch was light as pollen, no snapped twigs or bootprints on the familiar t...
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2022 Guide to the Great Outdoors
Why Newcomb should be on your Adirondack bucket list, plus ideas for a summer-full of family fun, carefree camping in Lake Luzerne, an epic ice-cream tour, the legacy of theme-park patriarch Charley Wood—and much more!
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Cedar River Homecoming: A Father and Son Rediscover the Power of Nature
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Good Time Charley: The Life of Theme Park Patriarch Charles R. Wood
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