Almanack Contributor Melissa Hart

Melissa is a journalist with experience as a reporter and editor with the Burlington Free Press, Ithaca Journal and Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. She worked as a communications specialist for the Adirondack North Country Association and is currently digital editor for Adirondack Explorer, overseeing both the Explorer's website and its community forum the Adirondack Almanack. She enjoys hiking, camping and other outdoors activities, and spending time with her husband, their twin daughters, and rescue animals -- two dogs and two cats.


Sunday, November 13, 2022

Weekly news round up

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Friday, November 11, 2022

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Sunday, November 6, 2022

Weekly news round up

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Saturday, November 5, 2022

Send us your stuff! Your contributions wanted

 

contributeAre you part of an Adirondack nonprofit or similar organization that would like to get the word out about events that would be relevant to Adirondack Almanack readers?

Send press releases to editor@adirondackalmanack.com.

And we’re also looking for people willing to share with us semi-regular columns on topics such as Adirondack history, nature, wildlife, and basically anything that is Adirondack focused! It’s OK to run materials that’s been published other places, as long as we have all the permissions.

Send ideas, writing samples, questions, etc to editor@adirondackalmanack.com

We welcome your contributions! Thanks!


Friday, November 4, 2022

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Sunday, October 30, 2022

Feedback time!

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Send us your thoughts, story ideas

We’d love to hear from you! Let us know how you’re doing by giving some feedback. Send us your Adirondack story ideas: Topics you’d like to see covered, content suggestions, article ideas, and whatever’s on your mind. Comment below or send an email to editor@adirondackalmanack.com.


Sunday, October 30, 2022

Weekly news round up

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Saturday, October 29, 2022

Discussion time: Solar

Site of a proposed solar installation on Veterans Road in Ticonderoga. Photo by Tim Rowland

We ran a story in the Sept/Oct issue of Adirondack Explorer’s magazine (click here to subscribe) that digs into a solar boom in Ticonderoga.

Reporter Tim Rowland writes: “Fueled by New York’s mission to ensure that 70% of its electricity be derived from renewables by 2030 and the corresponding incentives to help that happen, lands with potential for solar became the hottest ticket in Ti.”

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Friday, October 28, 2022

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Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Wolf controversy on the cover of Adirondack Explorer

wolf on the cover of nov/dec 2022 issue of adirondack explorer

The Nov/Dec issue of Adirondack Explorer magazine is about to drop!

The cover story this issue looks deeper into the recent wolf controversy (we first ran this commentary back in August), that columnist Peter Bauer wrote about here and here. The Adirondack Explorer magazine story continues on the initial reporting by Mike Lynch that ran here.

Plus stories on the following: A lack of mental health services, youth climate conference, a profile of APA chair John Ernst, outdoor trips and more! Subscribe now to start with the last issue of 2022: www.adirondackexplorer.org/subscribe


Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Ask Curt Stager your climate change questions

A new paper from Paul Smith’s College researchers raises the specter of an Adirondack Park without the winter weather that has long shaped the region’s culture and economy.

More info and a link to the study here.

Join Adirondack Explorer reporter Zachary Matson and Curt Stager for an online Q&A session from 7-7:30 pm on Thursday, Oct. 27. Bring your questions or send ahead to ask@adirondackexplorer.org.

Free to attend. RSVP to receive Zoom event info.


Sunday, October 23, 2022

Weekly news round up

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Saturday, October 22, 2022

Discussion time: Hiking permits, parking and shuttles

hiker shuttle

The Adirondack Mountain Reserve hiking permit system closes for the season on Oct. 31. Did you use it this summer or plan to make a reservation before the end of the month? Did you take one of the fall foliage shuttles the state started trying this year?

In your opinion, what are some creative ideas the state and/or local communities should be considering to move people from parking lots to trailheads?


Friday, October 21, 2022

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Sunday, October 16, 2022

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