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Cabela’s, Bass Tracker, LL Bean: Sporting scenes in the Adirondacks | Notes from the North Woods

I recently received a phone call from an old friend who wanted to know if I could help him arrange to get a wild turkey for use as a prop in a photo shoot that was to be produced in the area.

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ESSLA lake stewards work the shores

The ESSLA Lake Stewards are being kept very busy at the Horicon Boat Launch located at the southern end of Schroon Lake.

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Berried Alive and Under the Shroom | Notes from the North Woods

By nature, humans are foragers.

Flowers tell all! | Conservation Conversations

Frank Woolner wrote a book called “Grouse and Grouse Hunting” back in 1970.

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The 2014 Essex County Fair

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Cuomo announces designation of monies to fund outdoor recreation

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo anounced funding for multiple projects on Monday, July 21 that will expand and improve outdoor recreational opportunities in the Adirondack Park, including $750,000 to upgrade the Abanakee Dam on the Indian River, which was the site of the Govenor’s Adirondack Challenge in Indian Lake on July 20 to highlight recreational opportunities and promote the region’s tourism industry.

Ti Youth Commission announces fall soccer program

The Ticonderoga Youth Commission will hold sign-ups for the fall soccer program on Aug. 23 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the back of the community building. If you would like to register a child but can not make registration contact the Town Clerk's office 585-6677 or the Program Director Tabitha Wood's 585-6405.

Troutopia | Notes from the North Woods

Troutopia is a new sporting term that I recently coined.

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Historic corn maze takes on shape of Fort Ticonderoga

What activity combines solving puzzles and testing your knowledge of history with fresh air, sunshine and over two miles of winding trails?

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Lumberjacks, re-enactors impress crowd at Mountain Days

Local lumbering skills — featuring world-class male and female lumberjacks — as well as re-enactors of local history are featured at a traditional summer festival in rural Stony Creek.

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Fish tales, camp fires and a speckled mousetrap | Notes from the North Woods

Over the course of the past week, I have stumbled across two unique new experiences that have threatened many of my long held wildwood beliefs.

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TMSP turns the lights on again on LaChute Falls for summer

The Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership (TMSP) and the TMSP Design Committee are pleased to announce the lighting of the LaChute Falls in Bicentennial Park once again.

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Fishing derby announces winners

The Schroon Lake Kids Fishing Derby July 26 drew 72 young anglers this year, who competed for prizes in multiple categories.

Floating classroom offered through East Shore Schroon Lake Association

ESSLA is pleased to announce that its 2nd Annual Schroon Lake Floating Classroom will be held on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 from 10 a.m. to noon.

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Back on track | Notes from the North Woods

After a few months of skipping out on providing my regular weekly columns, I am finally back on track.

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