2020欧洲杯夺冠热门

Outdoors

Northwood School: Campus closure includes Cobble Mountain trailhead

LAKE PLACID — The Northwood School campus — including the Cobble Mountain trailhead access from Northwood School property — is closed to the public, as per Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s “New York State On PAUSE” order, school officials announced Thursday. The school said Lake Placid ...

Rangers, State Police track down overdue hiker

LAKE PLACID — Forest rangers made one rescue in the Adirondacks in the past week — finding a Washington County woman who was overdue on a hiking trip in the High Peaks Wilderness. On Saturday at 7:19 a.m., a caller contacted the state Department of Environmental Conservation’s Ray ...

Trout, salmon season opens April 1

ALBANY — New York’s trout and salmon fishing season opens on April Fools’ Day, Wednesday, April 1, and the state Department of Environment Conservation encourages anglers to practice social distancing while on the water. DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos said the state has stocked over ...

AT A GLANCE

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门 Local government boards Some local government boards are still meeting amid the COVID-19 outbreak, via videoconferencing, while others are canceling meetings as they work out the details of how to do it safely. In Saranac Lake, the Harrietstown Town Council’s regularly scheduled ...

Keene encourages traveling nature-seekers to stay home

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门 KEENE VALLEY — The town of Keene is encouraging traveling hikers to seek out trails close to where they live. The recommendation from the town on Friday came as some out-of-town nature-seekers continue to visit trailheads off of state Route 73 between Lake Placid and the hamlets of ...

National parks are free, but some oppose that amid the virus

SALT LAKE CITY — Most national parks are open as a refuge for Americans tired of being stuck at home during a pandemic, but despite now being free to visit, people may find it more difficult to enjoy them as parks close visitor centers, shuttles, lodges and restaurants to fight the spread of ...

It’s safe: DEC’s recommendations for corona, mud season

You don’t have to stay inside all day. It is safe to go outside if you follow social distance practices. As the world takes precautions against the novel coronavirus, the state Department of Environmental Conservation is asking people to maintain safety procedures in nature. The ...

Whiteface is peak of cloud study

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门 WILMINGTON — Collecting data from atop Whiteface Mountain, atmospheric scientist Sara Lance is focused on the chemistry in the clouds that surround this iconic summit. A grant from the National Science Foundation will support her research for the next five years. Lance, a research ...

ORDA closing some venues, reducing visitation at others

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门 LAKE PLACID -- The state Olympic Regional Development Authority is closing some of its venues and reducing the capacity of visitation at others amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Meanwhile, more major events at ORDA venues have been canceled, including the International Skating Union's World ...

DEC assists injured hiker, snowmobiler

State Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers stationed in the Adirondacks assisted a woman injured in a snowmobile crash and a hiker with an injured ankle last week. --- Town of Long Lake --- At 10:10 a.m. this past Monday, Ranger Jenifer Temple responded to a snowmobile ...

An ice weekend for fishing

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门 SARANAC LAKE — Scattered across Lake Colby were hundreds of ice holes about 16 inches deep. They looked like large anthills full of slush and cold water. A few still had minnows used as bait floating to the top of them. Above, the sky was clear and sunny aside from wispy cirrus clouds ...

Students help with acid rain recovery

“Come haw, Dale. Come haw. Whoa!” Sara Dougherty, head of the Paul Smith’s College Draft Horse Program, was shouting commands — not at horses, though. She was leading a team of students, who were helping the state Department of Environmental Conservation raise the pH balance in a ...

Autopsy doesn’t show how hiker died

An autopsy Tuesday did not lead to any determination as to what caused the death of a Glens Falls man who died while hiking Sunday on Dix Mountain in the Adirondack High Peaks. Medical staff who performed an autopsy Tuesday at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh could not ...

Beacon helps rescuers find woman hurt in snowmobile crash

RAQUETTE LAKE — A woman from the Rochester area was hurt in a snowmobile crash Saturday morning and was rescued with help from a satellite locator beacon, according to the state Department of Environmental Conservation. At 9:55 a.m. Saturday, Hamilton County 911 contacted the DEC’s ...

Vermonters will learn about Mirror Lake at Grand Isle lecture

GRAND ISLE, Vt. — Mirror Lake is coming from Lake Placid to Vermont Thursday. Like many other regional lakes, Mirror Lake has a high concentration of chloride, much of which comes from road salt. This has affected Mirror Lake’s natural mixing process and its lake trout population. ...