Originally planned as a weekend-long in-person gathering at Paul Smith’s College, Werifesteria 2020 has been shifted to a worldwide virtual camping event, set for September 4-6. [Read more…] about Werifesteria Worldwide Camping Celebration Sept 4-6
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers respond to search and rescue incidents in the around New York State. 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 Airlifts, Swift Water, Bears, Ill and Lost: A Busy Week For NYS Forest Rangers
The Finger Lakes Museum (FLM) has announced their Annual Paddle Keuka 5K is going to be held virtually this year.
In this year’s Paddle Keuka Challenge, participants can choose from one of three courses in which to participate: 1 mile, 3 miles or 6 miles. [Read more…] about Finger Lakes Museum Updates Paddle Keuka Challenge
Daredevil stunt man and movie actor Rodman “The Human Fly” Law had been shot out of a “monster sky rocket” and had jumped in a specialized “aeroplane parachute” from the Brooklyn Bridge and the 792-foot Woolworth Building, the tallest building in the world at the time.
For his next feat, Law came to the Adirondacks. [Read more…] about Early Stunt Men, Daredevils ‘The Human Fly’ & ‘Hurricane Hutch’ in NY
The Ausable River Association (AsRA) is offering free guided community paddling, hiking, and interpretive experience programs in the Ausable watershed this summer. [Read more…] about Free Guided Ausable River Tours Offered
Most of the NYS Canal System is now open, including the eastern Erie Canal from Lock E2 in Waterford to Lock E18 in Jacksonburg. [Read more…] about NYS Canal System Now Mostly Open
The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor has announced a number of projects and upcoming events along the Erie Canal. [Read more…] about Erie Canal Towpath News and Events
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has announced that the Licensed Guides exam for anyone currently registered is now scheduled for Saturday, August 1st. [Read more…] about Exam Set Dates for NYS Licensed Guides
Rehabilitation of the historic Cleveland Dock Fishing Access Site on Oneida Lake is complete and the site is now open to the public.
Located at 69 State Route 49 in the village of Cleveland, Oswego County, the dock provides access for fishing and draws visitors for open water fishing, ice fishing, and boat docking. The site also provides emergency services access and helps connect boaters to the New York State Canal system. [Read more…] about Oneida Lake’s Historic Cleveland Dock Project Complete
Portions of the New York State Canal system are scheduled to open on Friday, June 26, 2020 at 7:00 a.m. for the 2020 navigation season.
Major construction and maintenance at several locks continues. [Read more…] about Portions of Erie Canal Opening Friday