Blog Entries in February 2016

Submitted by Joan Collins on Feb 29, 2016
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Winter Birds This winter, birds in the boreal habitat areas of Newcomb and Minerva have been a magnet for visiting birders! With beautiful Evening Grosbeaks visiting feeders in Newcomb and Red Crossbills currently nesting along Route 28N, most of my guided birding trips this season have been focused in the central Adirondacks and Schroon Lake Region. Birders delight in seeing our year-round
Submitted by Spencer Morrissey on Feb 22, 2016
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So, since the extra day landed on a Monday this year, doesn’t that mean you can take the day off? I think it should - fresh air is a great way to improve your mental health! Now the important question: “do I need snowshoes?” Boy, that’s a tough question to answer and unfortunately I have to say, most likely, MAYBE. Does that help? It’s getting to that season where you should have them along, some
Submitted by Guest Blogger on Feb 22, 2016
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There’s an Adirondack *Shakespeare* Company?Guest Blogger: Tara Bradway You may be so fortunate as to live right here in the Adirondacks, or you may be so fortunate as to get to vacation here each year, or you may be so fortunate as to have your first Adirondack adventure in your future. No matter which, you may or may not be so fortunate as to have been introduced to the Adirondack Shakespeare
Submitted by Tammy Whitty-Brown on Feb 15, 2016
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Schroon Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in the Adirondack Region. It's also home to approximately 1,500 year-round residents, and in the summer that number swells to nearly 5,000 with summer homeowners. Schroon Lake is also renowned for its therapeutic qualities, having hundreds of visitors come from around the world to sit on its shores and rejeuvenate. These vistors are mostly
Submitted by Spencer Morrissey on Feb 08, 2016
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Have you been on many organized trips but feel it’s time that you took the reins? Are you leading a trip up a mountain, to a pond, along the river, or someplace else that’s really cool, but it’s your first time? Then there are some things you should look at before you head out and take on the responsibility of others. Leading a hike is not the same as being a paid guide, but those joining you