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StreetFest announced, seeks applications for venders

The Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership announces that they will host the seventh annual StreetFest Saturday, July 25, in Downtown Ticonderoga on Montcalm Street, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Stream Dreams! | Conservation Conversations

The Chinese proverb states,” “If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. If you teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime.”

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Outdoor recreation | Notes from the North Woods

It’s been well-established that outdoor activities are beneficial to our overall physical, emotional and mental health.

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Jellystone to open for 20th season

North Hudson’s award winning Jellystone Park opens for its twentieth season Friday, April 24. Located off 1-87 exit 29 between Lake George and Lake Placid, it is the only Jellystone Park in the Adirondacks.

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Champlain Bridge Run set

Crown Point race slated May 16

The New York/Vermont 5K Champlain Bridge Run was supposed to be a one-time affair to celebrate the 2012 opening of the new span connecting the two states.

Waiting for ice out to turn the trout on! | Notes from the North Woods

It appears the long, hard, Adirondack winter may finally be coming to a conclusion, and while many local anglers are still hauling around their ice fishing gear, it’s time to get out your trout gear as the annual “ice out” grows near.

New endowment established at Adirondack Land Trust

The Adirondack Land Trust is delighted to announce that the F. M. Kirby Foundation has made a $2 million commitment to help fund perpetual care of working farms and forests under conservation easements.

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Champlain Area Trails readies second big hike

Champlain Area Trails (CATS) is teaming up with local businesses to host the second “Grand Inn-to-Inn Hike” on Saturday, May 9. 

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Adirondack Marathon registration now open for 2015 races

Registration is now open for the Adirondack Marathon Saturday, Sept. 26 and Sunday, Sept. 27.

Six rescued from Lake Champlain waters near Putnam

Vermont State Police responded to a report of people through the ice Sunday, March 29, where they helped to assist six Putnam residents, including three children, to safety.

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Black smoke and orange flame | Conservation Conversations

Over 80 Fire fighters from both the United States and Canada trained for crude oil fires involving railroads at the Security and Emergency Response Training Center (SERTC) in Pueblo Colorado recently.

Opening day for trout and April Fools | Notes from the North Woods

Researchers finally confirmed what most children already knew, which is the fact that outdoor recreation provides a variety of important benefits beyond the obvious fun and games.

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Spring will be seasonally delayed | Notes from the North Woods

Although the arrival of the spring season has come and gone, it appears the winter season will continue to maintain command over the local landscape, with a deep snowpack in the woods, and chilly temperatures in the air.

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‘Great Upstate Boat Show’ returns to Qby.’s sports dome next weekend

A boat show that is hosted in a dome for all-weather comfort, is set to open Friday March 27 featuring event discounts, prizes and a wide array of watercraft accessories.

The sporting life: Old as the hills, fresh as the rain | Notes from the North Woods

As has been my custom for more than a decade or so, I recently spent another fine, March day traveling down Schroon Lake way in order to attend the annual Adirondack Sportsman’s Dinner.

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