Elusive Bunny Trail Spotted in the Adirondack Mountains

Elusive Bunny Trail Spotted in the Adirondack Mountains

Happy spring! It has been a delightful spring thus far in the Adirondack Mountains of northern New York. Spring skiing (more on that later) was the best in years. And when it was time to bid my favorite season good-bye, I jumped right on the road bike thanks to...
The Drastic Moods of Spring in the Adirondacks

The Drastic Moods of Spring in the Adirondacks

After a warm and almost hot road bike ride last week, I had to bundle up – just put a coat on, it’s all relative – to go outside this morning. Then, after a chilly weekend, Monday morning dawned 28 degrees and snowing, with an inch of snow on the ground at 2,200...
Black Bears Already Acting Up in New York State

Black Bears Already Acting Up in New York State

Guidance on how to get along with these burly bruins. Officials at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) said now that spring is here, the more than 6,000 black bears (Ursus americanus) in the state are awake and on the move. They...
El Niño Warm Weather Confuses Adirondack Wildlife

El Niño Warm Weather Confuses Adirondack Wildlife

This year’s record-breaking warm fall and winter in the Adirondack Mountains has affected moods, bottom lines, and heating bills, important topics to us humans. But we are not the only ones impacted by this year’s surreal Adirondack winter-that-never-was. Wildlife...
A Carpe Adirondack Diem Day and Winter

A Carpe Adirondack Diem Day and Winter

This entire winter in the Adirondacks exemplifies one of my favorite adages, “Carpe Adirondack diem.” I usually invoke these words either when it is a spectacular day for outdoor recreation, or when the conditions are decent but predicted to go downhill...
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