Among the issues set to be addressed by the Agency Board are changes at Historic Great Camp Santanoni in Newcomb, new development for snowmobiles in the Black River Wild Forest; and the legality under the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan of tearing up a portion of the railroad on the Remsen to Lake Placid Travel Corridor.
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers respond to search and rescue incidents in the Adirondacks. Working with other state agencies, local emergency response organizations and volunteer search and rescue groups, Forest Rangers locate and extract lost, injured or distressed people from the Adirondack backcountry.
What follows is a report, prepared by DEC, of recent missions carried out by Forest Rangers in the Adirondacks.
Adirondack Grazers Cooperative is inviting local grass-fed beef producers to a meeting in Essex County to learn more about the co-op.
The Grazers Cooperative is seeking producers of local 100% grass-fed beef. This is a free and open event for farmers who are currently rotationally grazing their herd and those exploring the idea.
Topics to be covered include: What does it mean to work with Adirondack Grazers Cooperative? What is a Values Based Supply Chain? What value does the Cooperative offer a local beef producer?
View’s 10th Annual Chili Bowl Luncheon will take place on Saturday, February 20th from 11:30 am to 2 pm in Old Forge. Volunteers will serve homemade chili, stews, and soups prepared and donated by local restaurants.
These entrées will be served in bowls from the Pottery Studio at View, as well as from artists who deliver their bowls to View from towns nearby and as far away as Ithaca and Syracuse.
The potters this year have made bowls featuring a variety of surface decorations.
This weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is issued each Thursday afternoon and can be heard at North Country Public Radio on Friday mornings.
Sunrise Saturday in Lake Placid will be at 7:09 am; sunset at 5:12 pm, providing 10 hours and 3 minutes of sunlight. We’re in a time of dark nights, with little moonlight; there will be a New Moon on Monday. The Moon will rise Saturday morning at 5:23 am and set at 3:23 pm Sunday afternoon. The Moon will be Waning Crescent with 5% of the Moon visible portion illuminated.
The Essex County Arts Council is inviting county nonprofits to apply for its 2016 grant awards. Projects must have an arts and/or culture theme and be free and open to the public.
All Essex County nonprofit organizations offering arts and culture projects that serve the general public are welcome and encouraged to apply for the 2016 round of funding.
The design phase has begun for Fort Ticonderoga’s Pavilion, an 1826 historic home and later hotel located on Fort Ticonderoga just east of Fort Ticonderoga. John G. Waite Associates, Architects PLLC, a consultant firm in the field of historic preservation architecture, has been hired to prepare schematic design and design development documents.
The Fort Ticonderoga Association is expected to use the documents in the stabilization and restoration of the building as part of a larger master plan for the site.
The Adirondack Center for Writing is presenting PoemVillage to celebrate of the creativity and talent of Adirondack Tri-Lakes communities during National Poetry Month in April. Starting April 11th, all submissions of poetry from community members, elementary kids to seniors, will be displayed in the windows of partnering businesses in downtown Saranac Lake.
For three weeks, a trail of locally-written poetry will follow anyone walking down Main Street. Then, on April 15th, the Adirondack Center for Writing will hide postcard-sized submissions in the corners of local businesses in an event called PocketPoetry. Under the morning coffee, tucked in a newspaper, or underneath the toothpaste at » Continue Reading.