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Valuing the Adirondack Forest

February 19th, 2015 · No Comments · Miscellania

“This region has, within a few years, come into great prominence and is now attracting much attention by reason of its economic and sanitary importance. Its mineral resources were at one time thought to be great, but these sink into insignificance when compared to the value now placed upon its forests. The state has awakened to an appreciation of the value of these forests and has taken measures looking toward their preservation and utilization. It would make them not only a permanent possession, but contributors to health, wealth and knowledge.” ~ C.H Peck, NYS Botanist 1899

Adirondack Lodge, Town of North Elba
Bonus Map from his book, “Plants of North Elba“.

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Town of North Elba, Essex Co. N.Y. (1899)

February 19th, 2015 · No Comments ·

Town of North Elba, Essex Co. N.Y. (1899)
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Sectional View of the High Peaks

April 17th, 2014 · No Comments · Miscellania

Altitudes by Barometer & Telescopic Level

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Point au Roche State Park

January 12th, 2013 · No Comments · Adirondack Life

Point au Roche State Park Map

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Don’t Move Firewood – You Could be Killing Our Trees!

August 15th, 2012 · No Comments · News

Emerald Ash Borer - Quarantined Areas - Infestations and Detections

More here: DEC Has Checkpoint for Illegally Transported Firewood

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Hoffman Notch Wilderness Area Forest Cover Types

February 15th, 2012 · No Comments · Miscellania

From the Final Draft Management Plan.

Hoffman Notch Wilderness Area Forest Cover Type

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Mt Marcy – Reconnaisance Sketch 1873

December 20th, 2010 · No Comments ·


Verplanck Colvin’s Reconnaisance Sketch of Mt Marcy – Adirondack Survey 1873 – Google Books
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