It’s happened again. I’ve received another annual ‘love letter’ from a virulent member of the anti-hunting community who has taken me to task for promoting a “sickening blood sport.”
The acorns, beechnuts, berries and fruits of many of our trees and bushes are mature and ready for picking.
More Gore isn't just a marketing phrase this year — it's what skiers will be experiencing after 1`00 new snow guns are installed on the ski resort's Interconnect trails — which provide varied terrain and a route to reach the family-friendly, historic North Creek Ski Bowl. The new snowmaking capability will also allow more skiers to directly reach North Creek — with all its restaurants, boutiques, galleries and night life.
Recently, while driving through the Wilmington Notch, I noticed a couple of guys wading across the Trophy Trout section of the West Branch of the Ausable River.
Thanks to Mother Nature as well as hundreds of snow guns, skiing is great at Gore Mountain, which opened earlier this year than any season since 1986.
Notes from the North Woods
I first took notice of the full power of a Full Moon during my two year stint working as a Residence Hall Director at Plattsburgh State.
Small, triangular signs with a bright red border are sprouting up on properties around Lake George in recent weeks.
Essex Chain Lakes up for classification
While the Adirondack Park Agency (APA) does not have the Essex Chain Lakes classification on its agenda for the Nov. 14-15 meeting, the upcoming decision is weighing heavily on small business owners in the Upper Hudson Recreation Hub.
The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is reminding hikers that the East River Trail near the Upper Works is temporarily closed.
Voters throughout the state of New York voted 1,137,074 in favor of a land swap between the mineral mining company and the state, while 1,006,525 voted against the measure. The 53-47 percent vote was the closest of the six propositions sent out to voters in the Nov. 5 General Election.
The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets and the Department of Environmental Conservation today announced emergency regulations to prohibit the importation of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) susceptible deer into the State.
Fishermen admit to carrying invasive species
Two fishermen have been fined after admitting they introduced “aquatic invasive species” into Lake George during a Ticonderoga bass fishing tournament.
Adirondack Council Executive Director Willie Janeway met with members of the Denton Publications Editorial Board Oct. 17 to talk about current issues a day after the environmental group released its annual State of the Park report.
Notes from the North Woods
I recently discovered some sage advice scribbled on the log wall of a local lean-to.
Fort Ticonderoga will host a pair of events at its “Heroic Maze: A Corn Maze Adventure!”