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Department of Enviromental Conservation announces rescue missions locally

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers respond to search and rescue incidents statewide.

Lost in a change of seasons | Notes from the North Woods

The recent Columbus Day holiday weekend certainly brought out the crowds, as hikers too to the trails, and paddlers packed the ponds.

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DEC: Youth Hunt event, smart phone apps show agency's commitment to outdoor sports

As the North Country comes alive with the sound of gunshots, the state’s Department of Conservation has launched a publicity campaign to remind the public of a pair of hunting-related initiatives designed to broaden interest in the state’s sporting industry.

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An end of the season romp | Notes from the North Woods

Well, I did it! I finally took a little trip way back into one of my favorite brook trout waters.

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Wide eyed pheasant hunters | Conservation Conversations

It was a beautiful fall morning and the fall colors were everywhere.

Free launch announced

The Harris Bay Marina has teamed up with the Village of Lake George to assist boaters wishing to launch for the fall season and enjoy Lake George.

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Encampment of 1700s re-enactors in Lake George this weekend

The Fort William Henry Museum and French & Indian War Society will host a French and Indian War encampment on Lake George Battlefield Park over Columbus Day Weekend.

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Local activist: allow dogs on Warren County Bikeway!

A local resident who volunteers many hours beautifying the Warren County Bikeway asks county leaders to rescind their prohibition of dogs on the popular bicycle and pedestrian path.

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Good Times in Small Towns | Notes in the North Woods

I’ve recently returned from a long weekend, spent in the hamlet of Indian Lake.

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Adirondack Distance Festival Schedule

The 18th edition of the festival will take place Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27-28, in the towns of Schroon Lake and Chestertown.

Canoeists rescued on Lake George

On Sept. 20 at 9:51 p.m., the Warren County Sheriff’s Marine Unit and New York State Forest Rangers responded to a report of missing canoeists at Roger’s Rock State Campground in Hague.

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The great Adirondack Flycasting Championships | Notes from the North Woods

Although the ancient Egyptians have been credited with utilizing a combination of fur and feathers on a hook for the purpose of angling for fish, there is very little known about the history of flyfishing prior to the seventeenth century.

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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”.

The history and lore of the Adirondack fire towers

This program will be presented by Marty Podskoch on Wednesday, September 17th at 7:00 p.m. It is sponsored by the Historical Society of the Town of Chester. The program is free and open to the public.

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