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Schroon Kids fishing derby draws 60 anglers

Sixty eager anglers tried their luck in the 2015 Schroon Lake Kids Fishing Derby held Saturday, July 25th, at the Schroon Lake town dock, with over 85 percent of the participants traveling from outside the Schroon Lake area.

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The benefits of a truly wild life! | Notes from the North Woods

Research continues to confirm what most of us already knew as kids, that outdoor recreation provides a variety of important benefits that go well beyond the obvious fun and games.

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Get back to nature and be happy! | Notes from the North Woods

In recent days, I’ve spent a fair share of time in the woods and on the mountains.

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‘Wild Adriatic’ headlines Brews & Bands fest Sunday in Lake George

Come to Lake George Sunday afternoon for a free rock concert and see why the acclaimed rock group Wild Adriatic is now building a national fan base, and also check out guitarist Mike LaPointe and hear his renditions of the power rock anthems of the 1970s.

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Port Henry to host trio of events July 19

Three events will come together for a day of lakeside celebration Sunday, July 19.

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DEC to enhance cycling opportunities in Chain Lakes Complex

Nearly 20 miles of administrative roads in the Essex Chain Lakes Complex in the Central Adirondacks will open to bicyclists beginning July 4, state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced today.

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Get out ... and stay out! | Notes from the North Woods

For people who haven’t been paying attention, it’s time to get outside.

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Wet woods, high water and tall tales | Notes from the North Woods

It’s been an extremely, wet week to be in the woods, which is good for mushrooms, gardeners, whitewater paddlers and waterfall photographers, but not for much else.

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It's time for the Best Fourth in the North!

Events run today through Saturday

Details have been announced for the upcoming 2015 Best 4th In The North Celebration beginning on July 1.

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Hague set for July 3 bash

The Independence party gets started a day early in the town of Hague, where fireworks and a concert will take place Friday, July 3.

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New EPA study: Trout and salmon will vanish by 2100 without action on climate change

All of the Adirondack Park’s iconic trout and salmon fishing destinations and cold-water fisheries would disappear from the landscape by the end of the century without global action to prevent the climate from overheating the park’s rivers, lakes and streams, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reported late Monday.

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The last eastern cougar | Notes from the North Woods

According to a Proposed Rule document recently issued by the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), the known status of the eastern puma within its historical range is extinct.

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Fly fishing competition lands in Placid | Conservation Conversations

Once again the USA Fly Fishing Competition came to Lake Placid. Some of the top fly fishing guys from around the country, gathered to test their skills and try their luck on the West Branch of the Ausable and Mirror Lake.

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The original anglers | Notes from the North Woods

Nearly 5,000 years ago, a pair of ancient anglers waded out into the frigid waters of the Baltic Sea.

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Montcalm Mile expects to draw record field

Montcalm Mile expects to draw record field

A record field is expected for the 2015 Montcalm Mile.

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