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Wildlife Conservation Society Study Shows Iconic Boreal Bird

Wildlife Conservation Society Study Shows Iconic Boreal Bird Species Declining In The Adirondacks

Wildlife Conservation Society A new study from the Wildlife Conservation Society finds that several iconic Adirondack birds are in trouble, with declines driven by the size of their wetland habitats, how connected these wetlands are to one...

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2014-03-18 16:21:30

Blue Line Design & Apparel Offers Organic, Made-in-US Clothing and Gives 1% of Revenue to the Adirondack Mountain Club SARANAC LAKE, N.Y., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Line Design & Apparel is a new active lifestyle company offering outdoor enthusiasts eco-conscious products. Based in Saranac Lake, NY, BLD launched in January with a spring/summer line of organic cotton t-shirts made in New York and Pennsylvania. Because the company believes in buying and sourcing local...

Sochi Games Influenced By Winter Olympics Of 1932 In Lake Placid
2014-02-18 13:18:59

Michael Bezilla - Penn State Eight crashes that sent more than a dozen competitors to the hospital marred bobsled practice runs leading up to the 1932 winter Olympic games in Lake Placid, N.Y., but as dramatic as those incidents were, they also provide insight into more ordinary factors that continue to influence the Olympics, according to a Penn State researcher. "The crashes occurred on the Mt. Van Hoevenberg slide, which was specially built for the games at Lake Placid," said Peter...

2012-10-23 07:24:31

LAKE PLACID, N.Y., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Crisp temperatures, no crowds, and clear views: the "in-between" time shouldered by fall and winter marks a period of transition in Lake Placid. After nature's autumnal spectacle comes to an end and the first snows begin to dust the mountaintops, it's also an ideal time to get outside and hike the Adirondack Park's 2,000 miles of marked trails - the largest trail system in the nation. A diamond in the rough, fall and early winter on Adirondack...

2012-09-12 02:23:32

LAKE PLACID, N.Y., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As fall foliage takes center stage in the Adirondacks, nature paints the High Peaks in a dramatic fashion with its striking palette of reds, oranges, and yellows. This September, visit one of the most unique destinations for the avid leaf-peeper, Lake Placid - where you can explore the outdoors, experience the many festive Lake Placid events, and invent your own perfect day to take in the brilliant colors of autumn's arrival. Try one of...

2012-08-15 02:24:40

LAKE PLACID, N.Y., Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer season, visit the alpine village of Lake Placid and invent your own perfect day in the heart of the Adirondacks. Discover an array of Lake Placid family activities while relishing the incredible backdrop of the Adirondack High Peaks - from timeless Adirondack experiences to something new and unique, you and your family can enjoy the great outdoors like never before in Lake Placid. Under the canopy, on the water, or atop a...

2012-07-16 02:22:42

LAKE PLACID, N.Y., July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, bike your way across the Adirondack Park and explore the region's scenic roads and rugged mountain trails. From the quiet roadways of Lake Champlain's picturesque coast, to the challenging loops and remote wilderness trails of New York's highest peaks, the Adirondacks offer biking routes for riders of all ability levels. Come experience the thrill of zooming down forested mountain terrain, try the challenging Lake Placid...

2012-05-08 02:25:05

LAKE PLACID, N.Y., May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- May marks the beginning of the Adirondack golfing season. With 13 courses in the Lake Placid region, including five signature championship courses, a golfing vacation to Lake Placid is not your average outing. Enjoy striking scenery, test your skills on challenging layouts and take advantage of Lake Placid golf packages for additional savings on rounds at area courses and lodging throughout the summer. The Saranac Inn Golf and Country Club Three...

2012-04-09 06:21:29

LAKE PLACID, N.Y., April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Paddling and spring fishing has begun in the Lake Placid region. The ice-out on Mirror Lake in the village of Lake Placid occurred faster in 2012 than it has in 66 years to conclude what was an unseasonably warm winter in the Northeast. Although ice melted as early as March 23, the true beginning of the spring fishing began April 1, as trout fishing season officially opened statewide. Opportunities for Lake Placid fishing abound, as the New...

2012-02-23 08:00:00

LAKE PLACID, N.Y., Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring in Lake Placid is full of excitement, romance and family fun. Snowfall in the springtime is not only common -- it's welcome at America's first winter resort! With or without snow, there's plenty to enjoy in early spring in Lake Placid, New York. Visitors can enjoy family-friendly Lake Placid spring activities such as dog sledding, tobogganing and pond hockey. Frozen Mirror Lake in the village of Lake Placid is the home...

2011-09-20 10:38:00

LAKE PLACID, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the autumn season approaches, the Adirondacks--and the skilled outdoorsmen among us--are preparing for another season of hunting, fishing and trapping in the great Adirondack wilderness. Comprised of 6-million acres of natural forest, peaceful waterways and New York's highest mountains, the Adirondacks are the perfect place to pursue Mother Nature this fall. Hunters, trappers and fisherman are iconic characters of Adirondack history....