The annual Feeder Canal Alliance Canoe/Kayak Race and Recreational Paddle benefitting the Feeder Canal Alliance, stewards of the Glens Falls Feeder Canal and Towpath Trail is set for Saturday, August 28th. [Read more…] about Glens Falls Feeder Canal Paddle Event, Race
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 Make Multiple Rescues at Lake George, Elsewhere
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has released proposed regulations to increase the daily possession limit of walleye in Oneida Lake from three fish per day to five. [Read more…] about DEC Plans Daily Limit Increase for Walleye on Oneida Lake
The New York State Department of Transportation resurfaced a 2.8-mile segment of the Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike Trail along the Hudson River between the Albany city line and the 4th Street trailhead and parking lot in the City of Watervliet in Albany County. [Read more…] about Mohawk-Hudson Trail Repaved Between Albany and Watervliet
Hikers climbing the Northeast’s highest peaks will traverse several different vegetative zones along the way. On the summits, they’ll likely encounter plants so hardy that many also grow in the Arctic, thousands of miles to the north. [Read more…] about Northeast Mountain Ecology: A Primer
The 21st Annual Hudson River Valley Ramble will return with nearly 150 events, held every day throughout September. The Ramble provides people of all ages an opportunity to experience the cultural landscape of the Hudson River Valley by hiking a trail, visiting a historic site, or paddling on the river. [Read more…] about Hudson River Valley Ramble Will Feature Nearly 150 Events
This week on The Historians Podcast, Kimberly Hess discusses A Lesser Mortal: The Unexpected Life of Sarah Cochran (Books Fluent, 2021). Cochran lived in Pennsylvania and headed companies that processed coal and coke. A distant ancestor of Hess, Cochran advocated for women’s suffrage and was a philanthropist. [Read more…] about The Coal Queen of Western Pennsylvania
To the Editor of The Stationer
As the heated term of the year draws near I presume that any number of stationer clerks [stationary store clerks] are asking themselves as to how, when and where they shall spend their vacations. I want to give them a bit of advice regarding a summer outing. [Read more…] about 1890 Hikers: Albany to Lake George and Back
World Photography Day is August 19th, but any day is a great time to take photos of wildlife. Watching or photographing wildlife is a great way to connect with nature and spend time outdoors. You can even find things to photograph in your own backyard or local park.
Here are some wildlife photography tips: [Read more…] about Wildlife Photography Tips For World Photography Day
The Oneida County History Center will host a Tuesdays on the Towpath recreational bike ride on Tuesday, August 24th. [Read more…] about Tuesday on the Towpath: A Barge Canal Bike Ride in Utica