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New Outdoor Skywalk Planned for The Wild Center in Tupper Lake

The Wild Center in Tupper Lake, NY
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A Walk on the Wild Side at the Wild Center The Wild Center Plans a Treetop Walk Hinging on state regulatory approval and fundraising efforts, the Wild Center hopes to bring a new attraction called the ‘Treetop walk’ to the public by 2015. Similar in concept to the Skywalk, a horseshoe-shaped steel structure with glass [...]

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American Bald Eagles Along the Hudson River

A Bald Eagle at EagleFest
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Once Endangered, the Bald Eagle is Flourishing in New York State American Bald Eagles and Their Resurgence Along the Hudson River Spotting an American Bald Eagle soaring through the skies might be an easier sight to see in upstate New York, than traveling to places like Yellowstone National State Park, where you might be lucky [...]

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Unruffle Your Feathers at Winter Raptor Fest 2012

Winter Raptor Fest 2012
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Winter Raptor Fest 2012 The Annual Festival isn’t Just for the Birds Bird lovers from across the Northeast will flock to the 2012 Winter Raptor Fest on Saturday, March 10 and Sunday, March 11, at the Gallup Ridge Farm in Fort Edward. Celebrating its second year, Raptor Fest is a collaboration between local businesses and [...]

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A Taste of the Appalachian Trail: Hiking the CT AT (CT Blog)

The Appalachian Trail. Photo by Sarah Alender
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A Taste of the Appalachian Trail: Hiking the Connecticut Appalachian Trail A Look at the 52 Miles of Appalachian Trail that goes through Connecticut The Appalachian Trail spans over 2,150 miles from Georgia to Maine; unbeknownst to many people, approximately 52 of those miles go through Connecticut. The trail crosses the NY/CT border near New [...]

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Raptor Rapture at the NYS Museum

Raptor Rapture, NYS Museum
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Raptor Rapture at the New York State Museum A Special Day for Birds of Prey at Albany’s NYS Museum It may be that when you were a kid you used your B.B. gun to shoot a crow in your yard, but you always knew better than to kill a mockingbird as “all they do is [...]

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A Different Way to Travel NY State: Cycling the Erie Canal

Erie Canal, Photo by Eric Moll
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Erie Canal Cycling Stress-less Cycling along the Erie Canal The Erie Canal was pretty instrumental in the early economic growth of Rochester, as well as Buffalo and even New York City, but its downfall was rapid once highways showed up to replace it. I-90 actually takes the same basic path as the Erie Canal. It [...]

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Take a Staycation in Washington County: Explore the Great Outdoors

Feeder Canal
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Exploring the Great Outdoors in Washington County, NY Staycation is the new term used to describe staying home for your vacation and if you’re reading this article – you’re in a perfect place to trip over to Washington County, where there are plentiful options for spending a night or two at a lovely B & [...]

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The Ausable River Two-Fly Challenge

Fly Fishing
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Ausable River Two-Fly Challenge The Whiteface region offers some of the best fly fishing in North America, drawing people from around the world. For die-hard enthusiasts, the 12th Annual Ausable River Two-Fly Challenge will take place on Friday, May 20th and Saturday, May 21st at the Whiteface Mountain Regional Visitors Bureau in Wilmington. Just two [...]

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Indigenous Wildlife of the Adirondacks

moose, Adirondack wildlife
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Adirondack Wildlife The Adirondacks are home to a variety of native wildlife and those lucky enough to explore this aspect of the North Country are guaranteed genuine enjoyment. Be sure to bring your binoculars because you won’t want to miss any of the action in this six million acre park. Each spring, a multitude of [...]

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Hiking the 46 Adirondack High Peaks

Gothics, the 10th Highest of the 46 Peaks
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Hiking the 46 Adirondack High Peaks You don’t have to live in Upstate New York to experience the beauty of the Adirondacks. Less than a day’s drive for over 60 million people, this massive natural wonder has something to offer year-round, for residents and visitors alike. When talking about the Adirondacks, it’s virtually impossible not [...]

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