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A sunburst over Whiteface Mountain, seen from Catamount in the Adirondacks. Photo: Brian Mann
A sunburst over Whiteface Mountain, seen from Catamount in the Adirondacks. Photo: Brian Mann

Postcard from an alpine ramble on Catamount

The long, mild autumn we've been having has been tough for many hunters, who prefer colder, snowier weather.

But it's a boon for hikers, who've had extra weeks and relatively dry trails to explore the Adirondacks.

Brian Mann set out last weekend for a ramble up Catamount, a popular peak not far from Wilmington. He sent back this audio postcard.  Go to full article

Preview: Catamount Lodge & Forest Woods Walk with TAUNY

You're invited to take a walk in the woods and learn more about the future of a special tract of Adirondack land at the Catamount Lodge & Forest Woods Walk, tomorrow (10 am-3 pm). The event is sponored by Traditional Arts in Upstate New York, or TAUNY, and hosted by Catamount's new owners, Joe and Ruth McWilliams. Over lunch tomorrow, they'll share their objectives for owning the property and talk about their long-term management plans. Todd Moe spoke with the couple about their future plans for the 379-acre property in South Colton.  Go to full article

Cougars Confirmed Michigan's Upper Peninsula

For many years, state and federal wildlife officials have considered the cougar extinct in New York and the rest of the Great Lakes region. However, many people claim to have seen the large predatory cat long after it supposedly disappeared. Investigations are underway in many states, and in Canada. Now, a wildlife biologist in Michigan says he has proof that a breeding population of wild cougars is living in the Upper Peninsula. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Gretchen Millich reports.  Go to full article

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