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Entries from August 27th, 2010

The Essential Balance

August 27th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Adirondack Life

Life in the Adirondacks and North Country is finding the right balance.
Conservation vs. Economic DevelopmentA good example of this are the many Lake Champlain fishing tournaments.

This incredible piece of information was mentioned this morning in an article about the FLW Series Eastern Division tournament on Lake Champlain:

Overall, there were 687 bass weighing 1,839 pounds, 9 ounces caught by 146 pros Thursday. The catch included 127 five-bass limits.

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Tragedy in the Adirondacks

August 24th, 2010 · No Comments · News

DEC Trail MarkerThe DEC REGION 5 FOREST RANGER JULY AND AUGUST ACTIVITY REPORT just arrived, and while I would normally make semi-jest about some incidents contained, two incidents this Summer make me step-back and appreciate every moment. Here are the highlights, full release after the jump:

  • Hikers underestimate Santanoni Range
  • Mr. Briggs didn’t stay put
  • Boy Scouts got stuck in a cave
  • Trapped on the Trap Dyke
  • No Shoes, No Shirt
  • Late-night odyessy in the Dix Wilderness
  • Lost in the swamp
  • The Governor

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Summer in the Adirondacks

August 13th, 2010 · No Comments · Adirondack Life

via @robrodriguezjr

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