Posts Tagged ‘2020 year in review’

Thursday, December 31, 2020

12 months of Almanack: December story highlights

From now until the New Year we’re counting 2020, looking back month by month at the most popular stories that ran in the Almanack.

Since December is still fresh, we’ll go with the top three from the month (ranked by number of comments made).

  1. https://www.adirondackalmanack.com/2020/12/flags-towns-and-symbolism-in-the-adk.html
  2. https://www.adirondackalmanack.com/2020/12/things-fall-apart-at-apa.html
  3. https://www.adirondackalmanack.com/2020/12/why-i-hunt-and-why-i-trap-photo-essay-contest.html

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Wednesday, December 30, 2020

12 months of Almanack: November story highlights

From now until the New Year we’re counting 2020, looking back month by month at the most popular stories that ran in the Almanack.

Here are the top five posts from November (ranked by number of comments made).

 

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Tuesday, December 29, 2020

12 months of Almanack: October story highlights

From now until the New Year we’re counting 2020, looking back month by month at the most popular stories that ran in the Almanack. In October, land-use issues dominated the headlines, such as high peaks use and discussions around the feasibility of hiker permits in the High Peaks Wilderness.

Here are the top five posts from October (ranked by number of comments made), with three of the five stories related to high peaks use.

 

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Monday, December 28, 2020

12 months of Almanack: September story highlights

From now until the New Year we’re counting 2020, looking back month by month at the most popular stories that ran in the Almanack. In September, we were able to step back a bit from coronavirus news and look at some “big picture” issues. Notably, land-use issues dominated the headlines, such as high peaks use and discussions around the feasibility of hiker permits in the High Peaks Wilderness.

Here are the top five posts from September (ranked by number of comments made):

 

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Sunday, December 27, 2020

12 months of Almanack: August story highlights

From now until the New Year we’re counting 2020, looking back month by month at the most popular stories that ran in the Almanack. In August, we were able to step back a bit from coronavirus news and look at some “big picture” issues. Notably, land-use issues dominated the headlines, such as high peaks use and discussions around the future of the Whitney Park estate.

Here are the top five posts from August (ranked by number of comments made):

 

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Saturday, December 26, 2020

12 months of Almanack: July story highlights

From now until the New Year we’re counting 2020, looking back month by month at the most popular stories that ran in the Almanack. In July, we were able to step back a bit from coronavirus news and look at some “big picture” issues.

Here are the top five posts from July (ranked by number of comments made):

 

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Friday, December 25, 2020

12 months of Almanack: June story highlights

From now until the New Year we’re counting 2020, looking back month by month at the most popular stories that ran in the Almanack.

While coronavirus was still important in June, readers also turned their attention to other topics. (Since the pandemic began, we’ve posted 171 stories to date tagged “coronavirus.”)

Here are the top five posts from June (ranked by number of comments made) and two of the five are related to the pandemic. Notably, outdoor recreation also factored into some of the top headlines:

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Thursday, December 24, 2020

May story highlights

Deer TickFrom now until the New Year we’re counting 2020, looking back month by month at the most popular stories that ran in the Almanack.

Coronavirus dominated the headlines (and pretty much all our attention) in May. In fact, since the pandemic began, we’ve posted 171 stories to date tagged “coronavirus.” Here are the top five posts from May (ranked by number of comments made) and three of the five are related to the pandemic:

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Wednesday, December 23, 2020

12 months of Almanack: April story highlights

coronavirusFrom now until the New Year we’re counting 2020, looking back month by month at the most popular stories that ran in the Almanack.

Coronavirus dominated the headlines (and pretty much all our attention) in April. In fact, since the pandemic began, we’ve posted 171 stories to date tagged “coronavirus.” Here are the top five posts from April (ranked by number of comments made) and four of the five are related to the pandemic:

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Tuesday, December 22, 2020

12 months of Almanack: March story highlights

Fisher provided by DECFrom now until the New Year we’re counting 2020, looking back month by month at the most popular stories that ran in the Almanack.

Here are the top five from March (ranked by number of comments made):

  1. HIGH PEAKS SHUTTLE: A moot point for the rest of 2020. https://www.adirondackalmanack.com/2020/03/high-peaks-shuttles-visitor-needs-and-resource-protection.html
  2. FISHER RESEARCH: Some recent findings on the fisher population. https://www.adirondackalmanack.com/2020/03/some-declines-ongoing-adirondack-fisher-research.html
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Monday, December 21, 2020

12 months of Almanack: February story highlights

From now until the New Year we’re counting 2020, looking back month by month at the most popular stories that ran in the Almanack.

Here are the top five from February:

  1. UNLIMITED ACCESS? Peter Bauer argues that rather than curb High Peaks use, the state is enabling an increase in hikers. https://www.adirondackalmanack.com/2020/02/viewpoint-state-facilitating-unlimited-access-to-high-peaks.html

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Sunday, December 20, 2020

12 months of Almanack: January story highlights

Starting today, we’ll count down the year, looking back month by month at the most popular stories that ran in the Almanack. 

We’ll start with the top five from January:

  1. SAVE THE RAILS: Guest essay about preserving our rail infrastructure. https://www.adirondackalmanack.com/2020/01/viewpoint-tearing-out-railroads-is-not-progress.html
  2. MAKE SOME TRAILS: On the other side of “rails vs. trails” is Peter Bauer, in a commentary about the Hudson River line from North Creek to Saratoga. https://www.adirondackalmanack.com/2020/01/viewpoint-convert-hudson-river-rails-to-multi-use-trai.html
  3. HISTORIC RESCUE: Forest Ranger Scott van Laer looks back on a memorable incident on Algonquin. https://www.adirondackalmanack.com/2020/01/on-algonquin-in-winter-bad-luck-can-be-fatal.html
  4. DIVERSITY GOALS: Area museums receive grant funds to advance their work in meeting the needs of all visitors. https://www.adirondackalmanack.com/2020/01/adkx-wild-center-working-on-diversity.html
  5. HIGH PEAKS CROWDS: Adirondack Council Executive Director Willie Janeway shared an update about patterns of use in the High Peaks Wilderness. https://www.adirondackalmanack.com/2020/01/early-results-on-overuse-visitors-still-surging.html

Saturday, December 19, 2020

Top stories of 2020

woolly bearAs of mid-December, we’ve published 1,354 stories, commentaries, news releases and other posts. That’s pretty impressive, especially when you also consider the 425 stories that were posted to our sister site Adirondack Explorer (.org) in 2020, in addition to 40 photo galleries and 25 videos to the Explorer’s YouTube channel.

Almanack top 10

Here are the Adirondack Almanack’s 10 most-read stories from 2020 (taken from Google Analytics):

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