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3 01, 2013

Why Wildlife Corridors?

2013-02-22T14:02:15+00:00January 3rd, 2013|

Because we've taken too much already. Movement is as essential to animals' lives as are sun, water, and family; yet we North Americans have deprived our fellow denizens of most of their living and traveling [...]

3 01, 2013

Adirondack Bio-Blitz

2013-02-22T14:03:51+00:00January 3rd, 2013|

An Adirondack bio-blitz was held in the village of Saranac Lake and surrounding areas on the weekend of July 14-15, 2012. This was a follow-up to the initial one held in 2010 in the Follensby [...]

15 05, 2012

Bogging in Solo Canoes in the Adirondacks

2013-02-22T14:05:44+00:00May 15th, 2012|

The forests of the Adirondacks, while often wonderfully recovered from clear-cutting and burning 100 years ago, are “spring chickens” compared to my favorite ecological retreats—peat bogs. When the glacier melted back 10,000 years ago, huge [...]

1 05, 2012

Barberry: Alien Enemy of our Spring Ephemerals

2013-02-22T14:06:29+00:00May 1st, 2012|

Please don’t buy, transplant or allow this nasty plant to invade our forests: Japanese barberry (called “red barberry” in nurseries) used to behave itself around here, but as is the case with many invasive plants [...]

1 04, 2012

Why Ice? Stories behind the Stories

2013-02-22T14:07:55+00:00April 1st, 2012|

How important a role has ice played in the Adirondacks? That is the question I set out to discover as I traveled the Adirondack Park three years prior to publishing my book on that subject, [...]

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