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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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Learning my lesson | Notes from the North Woods

Recently, while watching our family dog toss his stuffed toy around the room, I wondered if he was simply playing, or actually refining his hereditary hunting skills.

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Armchair angling | Conservation Conversations

North Country winters are normally long and cold. That’s the way it is here. But last year, and now this frigid season, however, things are way out of control.

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Schroon Lake readies for annual ice fishing contest

 Tourists takeover this popular summertime destination between May and September, but as the ice covers the lake, the locals come out to reclaim what is theirs: the fish.

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Jack Jay, Robber Jay | Notes from the North Woods

Last weekend, I witnessed a fairly large bird repeatedly attack a group of smaller birds at my feeder.

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Ice/cold water training on Bulwagga Bay | Conservation Conversations

It may not seem like spring will ever get here, but in time, Lake Champlain will thaw and pose a potential danger. Ice fishermen, dog walkers, cross country skiers and cold water wanderers of all sorts, can become victims if they break through thawing or rotten ice.

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End of Winter Carnival activities slated

The Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership (TMSP) in coordination with the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce and Silver Bay YMCA Teen Center are announce they will host the first Ticonderoga End of Winter Carnival Saturday, March 7, at the Ticonderoga Armory, Ticonderoga Recreational Areas, and Northern Lake George Paddle, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Damn coyotes! | Notes from the North Woods

In last week’s column, I referred to the process of rewilding our youth, in the same manner we rewilded our lands.

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