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Off to the woods | Notes from the North Woods

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to confront only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived” Henry David Thoreau

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Dam Nation movie | Conservation Conversations

A few months ago I wrote about the impact that dams have on fish migration.

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DEC seeks public help for Moose sightings

The DEC Region 5 Wildlife staff are seeking assistance from the public to locate moose for a moose population study.

Youth ski aps now available

The Ticonderoga Youth Ski Program applications are available at the Ticonderoga School’s office, St. Mary’s School Office, and the Town Clerk’s office.

Lost in a change of seasons | Notes from the North Woods

The recent Columbus Day holiday weekend certainly brought out the crowds, as hikers too to the trails, and paddlers packed the ponds.

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DEC: Youth Hunt event, smart phone apps show agency's commitment to outdoor sports

As the North Country comes alive with the sound of gunshots, the state’s Department of Conservation has launched a publicity campaign to remind the public of a pair of hunting-related initiatives designed to broaden interest in the state’s sporting industry.

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An end of the season romp | Notes from the North Woods

Well, I did it! I finally took a little trip way back into one of my favorite brook trout waters.

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Wide eyed pheasant hunters | Conservation Conversations

It was a beautiful fall morning and the fall colors were everywhere.

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Encampment of 1700s re-enactors in Lake George this weekend

The Fort William Henry Museum and French & Indian War Society will host a French and Indian War encampment on Lake George Battlefield Park over Columbus Day Weekend.

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Good Times in Small Towns | Notes in the North Woods

I’ve recently returned from a long weekend, spent in the hamlet of Indian Lake.

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Adirondack Distance Festival Schedule

The 18th edition of the festival will take place Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27-28, in the towns of Schroon Lake and Chestertown.

Canoeists rescued on Lake George

On Sept. 20 at 9:51 p.m., the Warren County Sheriff’s Marine Unit and New York State Forest Rangers responded to a report of missing canoeists at Roger’s Rock State Campground in Hague.

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The great Adirondack Flycasting Championships | Notes from the North Woods

Although the ancient Egyptians have been credited with utilizing a combination of fur and feathers on a hook for the purpose of angling for fish, there is very little known about the history of flyfishing prior to the seventeenth century.

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The survival of a native species | Notes from the North Woods

September 11 is a date that will long be remembered in the history of this country.

The circle of life

Last evening, I said to my wife, “maybe we should start a fire, it’s getting cool”.

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