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.


Thursday, April 20, 2023

Reporting with impact on environmental issues

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Every day the Adirondack Explorer’s reporting focuses on Earth Day values: The importance of fresh air, clean water, wild forests. And ensuring everyone has access to those essentials. As well as how to strike the balance between human communities and the natural world.

In the Adirondack Park, those issues are front and center. The region serves as a world-class example of the importance of protecting our natural assets. Founded 25 years ago, Adirondack Explorer has served as a “voice of the park.” Since then, we’ve dived deep into reporting on the environment, recreation and human communities. As well as the tensions that can arise in this unique blend of private and public land.

Here’s a look at our team and some of their recent work, published daily on the Explorer website, that embodies “Earth Day, Every Day.” (And if you like what you’re reading, will you show your support with a donation this Earth Day?)

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Sunday, April 16, 2023

Weekly news round up

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Friday, April 14, 2023

Latest news headlines

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Sunday, April 9, 2023

Weekly news round up

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Friday, April 7, 2023

Latest news headlines

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Sunday, April 2, 2023

Weekly news round up

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Friday, March 31, 2023

Latest news headlines

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Sunday, March 26, 2023

Weekly news round up

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Friday, March 24, 2023

Latest news headlines

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Sunday, March 19, 2023

Weekly news round up

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Friday, March 17, 2023

Latest news headlines

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Sunday, March 12, 2023

Weekly news round up

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Friday, March 10, 2023

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Sunday, March 5, 2023

Weekly news round up

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Friday, March 3, 2023

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