Aug 01, 2014 — John Warren from the Adirondack Almanack looks at outdoor recreation conditions around the Adirondacks each weekend.
Wetter weather this week has lowered the fire danger and brought the region's rivers and streams to well above normal for this time of year and contributed to muddy and wet areas on some trails, especially low-lying areas, and in the Western Adirondacks which has in general seen more rain over the past two weeks. Go to full article
Aug 01, 2014 — Visitors to the Wild Center in Tupper Lake this summer are being encouraged to pick up a paintbrush or camera and capture a moment in the natural world. It's part of a multimedia exhibit that includes videos, photographs, original art by renowned watercolorist Allen Blagden and an interactive studio space for creating new art.
Todd Moe visits the new "Moments" exhibit at Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks, and talks with curator Caroline Welsh about using art to better understand nature and the environment. Go to full article
Jul 31, 2014 — The art of one of the nation's best watercolorists is on display at the Wild Center in Tupper Lake. It's part of the inspiration for the "Moments, Reimagining Nature through Art" exhibit. The interactive display, that's part multi-media, part art show, part hands-on art project, encourages visitors to engage with nature through art. Go to full article
Jul 31, 2014 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) State regulators have again extended the public comment period for a fuel shipping company's plan to expand crude oil handling operations at the Port of... Go to full article
Jul 30, 2014 — WASHINGTON (AP) Congressional investigators say the government has failed to inspect virtually all of the chemical facilities that it considers to be at high risk for a... Go to full article
Jul 30, 2014 — Corning Incorpoarted's Canton Facility is getting a boost from the New York State Power Authority--2.1 megawatts to be exact. The low-cost St. Lawrence hydropower comes in... Go to full article
Jul 29, 2014 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) If you come across a plant that's as tall as a house and topped with umbrella-shaped white flower clusters, don't touch it. It might be giant hogweed, which... Go to full article