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Entries from April 5th, 2006

The Official Beekmantown Info Center Birding List

April 5th, 2006 · 2 Comments · Adirondack Life

Cedar WaxwingThe Beekmantown Gateway Information Center is located on I-87 (The Northway) Southbound between Exits 41 and 40 at the rest area. We are an official “I Love NY” Gateway Information Welcome Center. Did you know we’ve got more than just everything you wanted to know about New York? We’ve got Birds! So if your on your way South, stop in and have a look.

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Lake Alice WMA – Nature Walk

April 2nd, 2006 · No Comments · Adirondack Life

Canada Goose HeadToday’s family expedition took us to Lake Alice Wildlife Management Area which is on the Lake Champlain Birding Trail. It’s nice to do something different every once in a while, and that would be today. Located in the Town of Chazy, just off the Northway – Exit 41, the Lake Alice WMA is a great place for an easy nature walk. Spring is here, but it is still a bit early for things to really get blooming. It was sunny, breezy, and cool. We did get lucky with some interesting observations and entertained the kids at the same time.

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Amnesty Granted – Early Citizenship to the Republic of Anaerobia

April 2nd, 2006 · No Comments · Adirondack Life

A surprisingly sunny and warm morning prompted one of the earliest rides in several seasons. Temperatures in the morning were topping 60 degrees and conditions were partly cloudy. The forecast called for rain before lunch. Took some time to determine the correct tire pressure after 5 months(?) of downtime and dressing up was a chore due to the entropy that had entered the biking gear ‘system’. The plan was to ‘sit and spin’, with some photography and birdwatching on the way. Here are the details of the April Fool’s Rain Ride.

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