This town service gives hikers access to one of the most popular daily and overnight hiking areas in the Adirondacks – for only $10. [Read more…] about High Peaks Keene Hiker Shuttle Restarting Saturday
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 Locate Deceased Man, Rescue Injured Hikers
The North Warren Chamber of Commerce has announce the second Great Brant Lake Canoe Race is set for Saturday, August 7th. Brant Lake, considered the location of the first log drives in America, is located just west of Lake George in the Adirondacks. [Read more…] about Great Brant Lake Canoe Race August 7th
The 2021 Indian Lake Poker Paddle has been set for Saturday, July 31st. Anything that floats and is propelled by a paddle qualifies: Canoe, Kayak, SUP, Rowboat, Guideboat, Raft, etc. [Read more…] about Indian Lake Poker Paddle Set For July 31st
On June 26th approximately 400 jet skis traveled from Long Island City in the East River, around the tip of Manhattan and up the Hudson River toward the George Washington Bridge, part of the annual New York City Jet Ski Invasion. [Read more…] about Jet Ski Invasion of NY Harbor Rounds Manhattan’s Tip
According to a press release issued by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), a hunter who previously had his license to hunt revoked for poaching recently received jail time for illegally taking a deer in Saratoga County.
Environmental Conservation Officer (ECO) Shaw reported that in January 2021, they received an anonymous tip regarding large deer antlers brought into a local taxidermist in November 2020 by a revoked hunter using another hunter’s tag. [Read more…] about Repeat Saratoga County Poacher Gets Jail Time
Ashland Flats Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is located in the towns of Lyme and Cape Vincent, in Jefferson County. The 2,028-acre property includes large grassland fields, wetland impoundments, shrublands, and forested wetlands. [Read more…] about Ashland Flats Wildlife Management Area
According to a press release issued by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), on June 24th, Environmental Conservation Officer (ECO) Manns and New York State Police Trooper Rycek responded by boat to a report of a stranded vessel on Great Sacandaga Lake. [Read more…] about Family Rescued From Great Sacandaga Lake
The Adirondack town of Wilmington, in Essex County, NY has recently launched the Wonders of Wilmington (WOW) Challenge, where participants are invited to complete the hiking, mountain biking, or family fun challenges to receive their patches. [Read more…] about Wonders of Wilmington: A New Adirondack Challenge