Quantcast

Outdoors

Subscribe

Tease photo

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”.

Tease photo

Extensive project to upgrade Million Dollar Beach launched

Environmentally-friendly porous pavement, boat washing stations, swimming and fishing piers with universal access, and an improved vehicle traffic flow — are all coming soon to Lake George's famed Million Dollar Beach in a $6.3 million construction project.

Tease photo

New York begins its long big game season | Notes from the North Woods

It may seem far too early for hunters to be taking to the woods again, especially in light of the recent 90 degree temperatures.

Tease photo

One-Eye Classic offers a day of cycling in Schroon area

The third annual Lance Gregson 1-Eye Classic will take place Sunday, Sept. 14, with all rides starting and ending at the Schroon Lake Town Beach on Leland Ave.

Tease photo

Autumn is knocking on the forest floor | Notes from the North Woods

After enjoying a pleasant and slightly wet, Labor Day weekend, I’ve already been making plans for the impending Fall season.

Tease photo

Season ends early for DEC campground in Crown Point

Friday, Aug. 29 was not a good day for Norm St. Pierre. That’s when the owner of Norm’s Bait & Tackle on Bridge Street learned the nearby Crown Point Campground was closing six weeks earlier than usual, on Labor Day.

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

The 2014 Essex County Fair

In photographs

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.