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Notes from the North Country

New Jay Mountain trail opened

The state Department of Environmental Conservation has opened an official trail for Jay Mountain, climbing 2.5 miles up the western end of the ridge.

Adirondack consortium launches website

The consortium of Adirondack counties, towns and organizations working on a state-funded regional sustainability strategy has launched a website to get word of its activities out to the public.

Adirondack Mountain Club issues a post-flood guide to High Peaks trails

“Adirondack Mountain Club High Peaks Trails” is the 14th edition of a guidebook ADK first published in 1934.

Looking for loons

The Lake George Association puts out a call for volunteers.

Adirondack Council leader leaving

Brian L. Houseal is leaving the Adirondack Council after a decade as the conservation organization's executive director.

APA approves meat processing plant near Ticonderoga

The Adirondack Park Agency has approved plans for the Adirondack Meat Company to set up a meat processing plant near the Ticonderoga Business Park in Essex County.

State ski areas get boost

The ski areas run by the Olympic Regional Development Authority will benefit from $4 million in infrastructure funding announced Wednesday by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.

New wildlife guide

The Adirondack North Country Association has released a new regional travel guide prepared in partnership with Wildlife Conservation Society.

Long Lake makes land purchase

The town of Long Lake has bought 46 acres of former Finch Pruyn land from The Nature Conservancy’s Adirondack Chapter for $36,720.

Hikers be prepared!

With forest rangers having made four high-profile rescues in the Adirondack High Peaks in the last two weeks and a foot or more of new snow on the ground, the state Department of Environmental Conservation is warning winter hikers to be prepared.

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