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Brian paddles down the Ausable River on a hot summer day. Photo: Susan Waters
Brian paddles down the Ausable River on a hot summer day. Photo: Susan Waters

Canoe trek on the Ausable Marsh on a hot summer day

We've reached that time of year when summer is at its ripest. The first smells of fall are in the air, the first signs of fall color in the trees.

But late August is still a time for mostly bug-free paddles on North Country lakes and rivers. Here's an audio postcard Brian Mann sent last summer from the Ausable Marshes on the shore of Lake Champlain.

Brian's audio postcard from Ausable Marshes first aired last August.  Go to full article
Brian paddles down the Ausable River on a hot summer day (Photo: Susan Waters)
Brian paddles down the Ausable River on a hot summer day (Photo: Susan Waters)

Canoe trek on the Ausable Marsh on a hot summer day

There's more hot humid weather in the forecast this weekend across the North Country. That's the perfect kind of day for getting out on the water.

Our Adirondack reporter, Brian Mann, set out recently to explore the Ausable Marsh on the shore of Lake Champlain.

It's not the biggest chunk of wild lands, just under 700 acres just outside the town of Peru.

But Brian says it's a magical place, where you can hike along sandy beaches, bird watch, and bring your canoe to the edge of really big water.  Go to full article

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