Mar 14, 2014 — Each Friday, John Warren of the Adirondack Almanack checks in with outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks.
Although spring officially starts next week, Wednesday's storm dumped an additional one to two feet of snow across the Adirondacks, on top of the foot or more already on the ground provided the best conditions of the year around the region. Go to full article
Mar 14, 2014 — Last summer, the country's top professional anglers were catching hundreds of pounds of Bass in the St. Lawrence River for the Bassmasters Elite tournament. Elite series officials deemed it a big success. A study found it generated $1 million to $3 million for the region.
But are tournaments like Bassmasters Elite bad for the fish? The number of catch-and-release tournaments on the St. Lawrence, Lake Champlain, Black Lake, and other bodies of water has been increasing. Years of research has led to protocols and rules that protect fish stock. But a team of researchers at Lake Champlain Sea Grant has found it does indeed stress out the fish, and it can take them months to recover. Go to full article
Mar 13, 2014 — The last day has seen yet another snowstorm in our region, dumping up to two feet of snow in some areas, making travel hazardous, and reminding us all that winter's not going out without a fight.
We asked you via Facebook and Twitter to send your shots and share your impressions of what the snowstorm looks like where you are. We'll update this as more photos come in -- if you have a pic to send, please do so at email@example.com. You can also submit on Facebook or on Twitter @ncpr. Meanwhile, have fun digging out! Go to full article
Mar 13, 2014 — Assembly Democrats say there should be more money for schools and the environment, and major changes to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to freeze property taxes. The Assembly's... Go to full article
Mar 12, 2014 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York State has purchased an additional 8,451 acres of former timber company lands on 14 parcels in Fulton, Warren, Essex, and Hamilton counties.... Go to full article
Mar 10, 2014 — Just like big farms, the backyard garden can benefit from rotating vegetable crops. Cornell Cooperative Extension Horticulturist Amy Ivy says small-scale crop rotation can... Go to full article
Mar 10, 2014 — BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders will help lead an overnight session of the Senate's Climate Action Task Force in what he terms a wake-up call on global... Go to full article
Mar 10, 2014 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The state's NY-Sun initiative has awarded $28.6 million to 37 projects across the state, including 29 photovoltaic projects that will add 33.6 megawatts of... Go to full article
Mar 07, 2014 — We're just about two weeks away from the first day of spring, but if you look out the window there's still lots of snow and ice across our region. Birds are starting to... Go to full article