Submitted by Joan Collins on Apr 23, 2015
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It was a beautiful day for the Adirondack Interpretive Center’s (AIC) “Migration Celebration”. I led a morning bird walk on two of the AIC’s four trails. After the walk, Wendy Hall, from the Adirondack Wildlife Refuge and Rehabilitation Center, gave a presentation on raptors, bringing along several of the Center’s birds. The Bird Walk: Rich Lake TrailThe AIC offers 3.6 miles of well-maintained,
Submitted by Spencer Morrissey on Apr 21, 2015
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An Adirondack Hat TrickAs you may have read in this recent blog, I took a spring trek up Moxham Mountain. And, because of that hike, I got the idea to see what else this region’s mountains have to offer. We had this plan to do a two-car traverse through an area none of us were familiar with, so we left nothing to chance and got a bit of an early start. For once I was not the one running late,
Submitted by Spencer Morrissey on Apr 17, 2015
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Hiking the Pigeon Lake WildernessMoxham Mountain is a fairly new trail to Essex County and is located in the Town of Minerva in the Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest. The trail was built by the Student Conservation Association (CSA) in July of 2012 to give access to the public to a true Adirondack gem. This trail is a well laid out scenic route of 2.7 miles, on a moderate approach to a partially
Submitted by Spencer Morrissey on Apr 07, 2015
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5 Sweet Peaks With Sweet PeeksWhat, the High Peaks are closed!!!!???? Well, no, they are not closed, but it is highly recommended that you stay off the higher elevation trails while they dry out for the season. The DEC, ADK, and other trail crews work very hard to keep the trails you love so much from deteriorating during the months where water and mud are present in abundance. Excessive mud
Submitted by Kim Rielly on Mar 27, 2015
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Satellite-Projected Image of Blue Line to be ImplementedSchroon Lake, N.Y. — Originally proposed in 1885, the installation of a visible boundary to define the borders of the Adirondack Park is finally a reality. The new border will consist of a satellite-projected image of a blue line, designed to commemorate the blue ink that was used to define the Park boundaries when they were first drawn on
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