Does your organization benefit from the New York Almanack? Each year we publish some 1,500 stories from history, natural history, environmental, and humanities organizations. For some smaller organizations like historical societies and small museums, an article in the New York Almanack might be the only public notice of their news or event.
Of course it cost real dollars for us to promote these organizations, but we’re not going to stop picking and promoting stories that we think resonate with our readers – we are going to ask for your help.
Today we’ll begin offering organizational memberships designed to help you promote your favorite group or institution at the following levels: [Read more…] about New Membership Options For Organizations
The New York State Canal Corporation has announced that effective Thursday, September 16th, all locks and lift bridges on the Canal system will operate daily between 7 am and 5 pm. [Read more…] about Canal System Update: Hours and Last Day of Navigation
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.
What follows is a report, prepared by DEC, of recent missions carried out by Forest Rangers. [Read more…] about Forest Rangers Respond To Lost, Injured Hikers
The remote, peaceful and serene wilderness areas of the Adirondack Park have become a place of refuge for millions of New Yorkers and others seeking a respite from the troubles of a rapidly changing world, according to the Adirondack Council’s annual State of the Park report. [Read more…] about Adirondack Council Releases 2021 ‘State of the Park Report’
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Adirondack Land Trust have announced the addition of 250 acres to the Forest Preserve on Moxham Mountain between Minerva, Essex County and North Creek, Warren County.
The acquisition will increase public access to the south side of Moxham Mountain for hiking and rock climbing. [Read more…] about 250 Acres Added to Forest Preserve at Moxham Mountain
New York State Parks is partnering with the Open Space Institute and the Town and Village of New Paltz to improve a 3.5-mile section of the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail, a key link in the Empire State Trail in Ulster County. [Read more…] about Hudson Valley’s Wallkill Valley Rail Trail Improvements Coming
A new trail opened this season at Hudson Highlands State Park Preserve in the Hudson Valley that improves hiker safety on Breakneck Ridge, one of the most physically demanding hikes in the region. [Read more…] about The New Ninham Trail At Breakneck Ridge In Hudson Highlands
The Wilmington Mountain Bike Festival, a three-day celebration of mountain biking with on-site camping, live music, local food & beer, group rides for all abilities, shuttles, kids MTB race, and 25+ miles of Adirondack-style single track riding is set for September 3rd through 5th. [Read more…] about Wilmington Mountain Bike Festival Returns Sept 3-5
According to a press release issued by DEC, on the evening of August 9th, a man backed his Jeep and boat trailer, with boat attached, into Onondaga Lake — missing the newly erected DEC boat launch by 50 feet and becoming stuck in mud along the shoreline. [Read more…] about Epic Failures At New Onondaga Lake Boat Launch Lead To Charges