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Ward walks boost health activity in Plattsburgh

The Plattsburgh Renewal Project, in partnership with the Plattsburgh City School’s Health Education Advisory Committee, is hosting a six-week health program to boost healthy activity and city beautification through a walking tour of all six city wards.

Mountain Lake PBS hoping to air series of short videos

The eight-episode online series, Curiously Adirondack, brings together the creative skills of two individuals — Josh Clement and Ed Kanze, which could be viewed on Mountain Lake PBS' website if given the proper funding.

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Monster trucks descend on Airborne

One of the most memorable attractions headed to Plattsburgh for the Monster Truck and Motorcycle Thrill Show – “Night of Fire and Destruction” Saturday, Sunday July 25, 26 at the Clinton County Fairgrounds is Megasaurus – all 25 tons of him.

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Somewhere, just east of nowhere | Notes from the North Woods

It occurred while I was on the way home after spending an afternoon at the base of a mind-numbingly, beautiful waterfall that is located halfway up the side of a small mountain in my backyard.

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A day in the life of a patrol boat officer

Twin Mercury 150 motors rumbled to life, and the 25 foot patrol boat slipped from its berth past millions of dollars worth of sail boats and cabin cruisers, out onto the big lake.

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Foreign invaders taking over | Notes from the North Woods

If foreign armies had advanced as deeply into the Adirondack Park as the current invasion of invasive plants has progressed, local citizens would be up in arms.

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Nothing fishy here! | Conservation Conversations

The Boquet River Association hosted the first annual Fish Fest Saturday the 28th in Elizabethtown.

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In camp and on the river | Notes from the North Woods

Every now and then, in the Adirondacks the stars, and the moon and the sky line up in just the perfect manner to provide a perfect end to a perfect day.

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Road trip adventures | Conservation Conversations

The fly fishing competitions are over for this spring, the bass and pike fishing is underway and the summer sun is making the corn, beans, hay crop and pastures grow!

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USA Regional Fly Fishing Competition | Conservation Conversations

Irene may have torn up Essex County roads and some of the rivers, but even after all the flooding and destruction, the West Branch of the Ausable is still a haven for fly fishing.

Senate and Assembly approve bills making certain lakes, rivers inland waterways

The State Senate and Assembly have approved five bills designating Chateaugay Lake, Little Ausable River, Great Chazy River, Schroon River and Battenkill as inland waterways making the communities along these water bodies eligible for grants under the New York State Local Waterfront Revitalization Program.

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Who is doing what in the outdoors? | Notes from the North Woods

Across the nation, there are a wide variety of outdoor recreational options that remain available for a majority of the year as long as the weather remains fair, the beaches stay open and the rivers continue to flow.

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You bet your bass the fishing is good! | Notes from the North Woods

Historically, brook trout and lake trout have been the primary spring species for anglers on most local lakes and ponds, however Fathers Day weekend has long signaled the traditional opening of Bass Season.

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Bugs, Bamboo and Blistering Plants | Notes from the North Woods

That old familiar ‘Adirondack wave’ has again become a popular sight.

Study shows impact of virus on sportfish

New York Sea Grant is funding research by Cornell University to better understand the impact of viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus (VHSV) on an economically and ecologically important sportfish, the muskellunge, in the St. Lawrence River.

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