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'Warriors' take on Big Tupper mud

148 racers tackle mountain obstacle race

The fourth annual Tupperpalooza Warrior Run took place July 18, with 148 racers climbing, crawling and wading their way through a 3.5+ mile course at Big Tupper.

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Get back to nature and be happy! | Notes from the North Woods

In recent days, I’ve spent a fair share of time in the woods and on the mountains.

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‘Wild Adriatic’ headlines Brews & Bands fest Sunday in Lake George

Come to Lake George Sunday afternoon for a free rock concert and see why the acclaimed rock group Wild Adriatic is now building a national fan base, and also check out guitarist Mike LaPointe and hear his renditions of the power rock anthems of the 1970s.

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Get out ... and stay out! | Notes from the North Woods

For people who haven’t been paying attention, it’s time to get outside.

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Rowan Roussy receives new camper from Make-A-Wish

On July 1, 3-year-old Rowan Roussy and his family from West Chazy received a new camper at Blue Haven Family Campground from a wish come true through Make-A-Wish Northeast New York and generous supporters, including the Jewelers for Children Foundation and Momot Trailer Sales.

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Wet woods, high water and tall tales | Notes from the North Woods

It’s been an extremely, wet week to be in the woods, which is good for mushrooms, gardeners, whitewater paddlers and waterfall photographers, but not for much else.

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New EPA study: Trout and salmon will vanish by 2100 without action on climate change

All of the Adirondack Park’s iconic trout and salmon fishing destinations and cold-water fisheries would disappear from the landscape by the end of the century without global action to prevent the climate from overheating the park’s rivers, lakes and streams, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reported late Monday.

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The last eastern cougar | Notes from the North Woods

According to a Proposed Rule document recently issued by the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), the known status of the eastern puma within its historical range is extinct.

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Woodworking Weekend teaches 1800-1900s homesteading

Homesteading and Woodworking Weekend will take place at the Babbie Rural & Farm Learning Museum June 27-28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Fly fishing competition lands in Placid | Conservation Conversations

Once again the USA Fly Fishing Competition came to Lake Placid. Some of the top fly fishing guys from around the country, gathered to test their skills and try their luck on the West Branch of the Ausable and Mirror Lake.

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The original anglers | Notes from the North Woods

Nearly 5,000 years ago, a pair of ancient anglers waded out into the frigid waters of the Baltic Sea.

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Ausable’s Two Fly Challenge | Conservation Conversations

“You’ve got to bring the 2 lines through the loop twice, then spit on it and draw the lines tight”, I said as we sat in room 19 of the Mountain Brook Motel in Wilmington NY”.

Take a hike, buddy! | Notes from the North Woods

In the current age, where everyone has instant access to everything in a moment with the simple push of a button; it’s nice to know there are still a few places left that require more of an effort.

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Lake Placid makes cut for Ironman 70.3 World Championship

Chattanooga, Tennessee and St. George, Utah named other two finalists

Lake Placid is now just one of three locations in the running to host the 2017 Ironman 70.3 World Championship, news that has some locals excited for what it could mean for the village.

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The original campers | Notes from the North Woods

Over the years, I’ve had the good fortune to have traveled in the company of many highly skilled outdoor travelers.

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