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DIY Forest Management Projects to Try In Winter

By Audubon New York on Jan 27, 2023 03:24 pm
You may not see as many birds in your woods in winter, but that doesn’t mean you can’t plan ahead. If you’d like to hear the sound of an Ovenbird calling “pizza! pizza! pizza!” while you hike your trails, or catch a glimpse of a Scarlet Tanager high in a tree canopy, there are actions you can take – for free or cheap, and mostly on your own – to increase the diversity of bird species in your forest. Winter is a particularly great time to try these management activities, s...

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Virtual Public Information Meetings For John Brown Farm State Historic Site UMP, Feb. 8 and 9

By Community News Reports on Jan 27, 2023 02:49 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation (OPRHP), the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), and the Adirondack Park Agency (APA) today announced two virtual public meetings to collect public input on a unit management plan (UMP) for the John Brown Farm State Historic Site. The UMP will address the future management of the State Historic Site which encompasses 213 acres in the Town of North Elba, Essex County. The first of two meetings will take p...

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Outdoor Conditions (1/27): Microspikes & crampons needed for traction on ice

By NYS DEC on Jan 27, 2023 11:17 am
The following are only the most recent notices pertaining to public lands in the Adirondacks. Please check the Adirondack Backcountry webpages for a full list of notices, including seasonal road statuses, rock climbing closures, specific trail conditions, and other pertinent information. NEW THIS WEEK High Peaks Wilderness: Snow Report (01/26): The following report describes conditions as of Thursday, 01/26. Changing weather may affect conditions. There is 25.6in (over 2 feet) of s...

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By Melissa Hart on Jan 27, 2023 07:36 am
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Boundaries of the Adirondack Park

The Adirondack Park is unlike any other place on Earth for a number of reasons, including the importance of its clean water and wilderness areas, the habitat it provides for wildlife, and the fact that well over 100,000 people live within its borders. The Adirondack Park is not like national or even other New York state parks. There is no gate, there is no fee to get in…Read more



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