This decision is based on data that indicates increased catches of wild lake trout in annual standardized nettings used to monitor the contribution of wild vs. stocked fish to the lake trout population. [Read more…] about Champlain Lake Trout Stocking Cut By A Third
The Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program is set to host a virtual presentation focusing on how Adirondack anglers can help prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species, on Wednesday, March 24th. [Read more…] about How Anglers Can Prevent Spreading Aquatic Invasives
For those impatiently waiting for the opening of the trout fishing season on April 1st, you might want to consider making a trip to one of New York’s Great Lakes tributaries, where the spring steelhead season is already in full swing. [Read more…] about Lake Erie Steelhead: Spring Fishing Forecast
Spring is an ideal time to observe bird migrations. New York is conveniently located along the Atlantic Flyway, one of the main migration routes. This gives you a great opportunity to observe birds flying to their summer breeding grounds. [Read more…] about Watch the Skies for Spring Bird Migrations
It’s that time of year. The sap is running and the buckets and tanks are filling. Backyard syrup makers large and small have been taking advantage of the recent sugaring weather to fire their arches and settle into the ancient and accepted rite of watching the boil.
Whatever you call it – a sugar party, sugaring-off, maple days – people will gather this weekend in old sugar shacks across Upstate New York around rising steam for one of the great revelries of the season. [Read more…] about This Weekend In A New York Sugar Shack
The New York State Outdoorsmen Hall of Fame (NYSOHOF) has announced three men and one educational program have been selected for the Class of 2021 inductees. These individuals were honored for sharing traditional field sports with others. [Read more…] about 3 Men Inducted Into NYS Outdoorsmen Hall of Fame
The Paul Smith’s College VIC is set to mark the first day spring with free cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and two races open to the public on Saturday, March 20th. [Read more…] about Free Ski & Snowshoe Day, Nordic Races at Paul Smith’s 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 Rangers Respond To Brush Fire, Hiker Rescues On Marcy, Hunter Mt
This week on The Historians Podcast, Mike Hauser, author and Leader Herald columnist, has stories about major league manager Jack McKeon, Parkhurst Field and Moonlight “Doc” Graham from Fulton County baseball history. [Read more…] about Fulton County Baseball History (Podcast)
Champlain Area Trails (CATS) has been begun hosting a series of hikes with Operations & Communications Manager, Emily Segada, with a goal of exploring every single CATS trail. [Read more…] about Champlain Area Trails Hosting “Hike with Emily” Events