Travel Is Taxing, but Just How Taxing?
We should be able to use pre-tax dollars for travel, or it should be a deduction.
destinationmarketing  taxes 
The Hidden Agenda of Travel Sites and Media
I'd like to think most people recognize authentic recommendations.
Sewage Overflows into Winooski River
Happens so often, I guess we are just used to the smell.
news  vermont  lakechamplain  pollution 
DEC Region 5 Forest Ranger 2013-14 Winter Search and Rescue Report
"New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers are on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week to respond to search and rescue incidents on forest preserve, state forest and conservation easement lands."
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2 days ago
Current Conditions - Adirondack High Peaks
Weather Forecast, Interior Conditions, Notices - Compiled April 17, 2014.
news  adirondacks  highpeaks  dec  hike  camp  climb  ski  essexcounty  weather  currentconditions 
2 days ago
Adirondacks: 230 Rooms for Rent - Airbnb
Maybe if I keep pushing it, they will grant me affiliate status.
campfire  adirondacks  lodging 
2 days ago
Flood warnings remain as most rivers begin to fall
"There have been no reports of serious damage or injury."
news  adirondacks  weather  rain  snow 
2 days ago
Snirt Run damage blamed for Denning Road closure in Pinckney
"ATV use now has rendered the road unusable, with soft mud, potholes and deep ruts."
news  adirondacks  lewiscounty  atv  events  conservation  economicdevelopment 
3 days ago
Recovery from acid rain speeding up in Northeast lakes
"Acid rain can kill fish and other aquatic life, deplete forest soils of nutrients and increase toxic metals, such as aluminum and mercury, in lakes and streams."
news  adirondacks  pollution  forestpreserve  conservation 
4 days ago
Damage complaints, plowing concerns follow Snirt Run
"State police arrested two Snirt participants for allegedly burglarizing a Carpenter Road property during the event." - this is a new one.
news  adirondacks  lewiscounty  atv  events  conservation  economicdevelopment 
4 days ago
Flood Watch issued for entire area
"The combination of melting snow in the higher elevations running into rivers and 1-2" of rain spells trouble for area rivers."
news  adirondacks  weather  rain  snow 
4 days ago
Pilot Knob Preserve - Lake George, NY - 4/10/14
"This property is owned by the Lake George Land Conservancy and the official name is the Lynn LaMontagne Schumann Preserve at Pilot Knob."
buzz  adirondacks  lakegeorge  hike  warrencounty 
5 days ago
CATS Grand Hike Promotes Region
"The route hikers travel will take them along 14 miles of beautiful CATS trails"
buzz  adirondacks  essexcounty  lakechamplain  hike  events 
5 days ago
Looks like it was a nice day.
buzz  adirondacks  highpeaks  ski  snow 
5 days ago
Change in approach in Adirondack Park
"Perhaps one of the most telling recent signs of this shift was the passage last year of a constitutional amendment for a land swap between the state and a mining company."
news  adirondacks  apa  forestpreserve  conservation  economicdevelopment  politics  newyork 
5 days ago
Environmental Org Warns ‘Snirt’ ATV Rally Has Grown Too Big
"April 12 Event Now Draws 3,600 All-Terrain Vehicles to Tug Hill’s Lewis County Trails & Roads, Leaves Lasting Scar on Landscape & Rivers"
news  adirondacks  lewiscounty  atv  events  economicdevelopment  conservation  politics 
8 days ago
Big bucks to fix bumpy roads in Northern NY
The quality of roads in Plattsburgh has a direct correlation with nearby property values.
news  adirondacks  transportation  plattsburgh  newyork  taxes  clintoncounty 
8 days ago
Many at Meeting Oppose Addison Pipeline Plan
"The expansion would supply natural gas under Lake Champlain, eventually supplying the International Paper Mill."
campfire  energy  adirondacks  vermont  lakechamplain  ticonderoga  conservation  politics  economicdevelopment 
8 days ago
Iconic boreal bird species declining in the Adirondacks, study says
"The Adirondack Park represents the southern range extent for several species of boreal forest birds in eastern North America."
news  adirondacks  wildlife  bird  conservation 
9 days ago
Spinging up Ampersand Peak (w/ pics)
"The trail is flat for a mile and then straight up."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  franklincounty  saranaclake 
9 days ago
90 Years on the Northville-Placid Trail
"This 135 mile, long distance hiking trail has captured the hearts of many throughout the years."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  heritage  npt 
9 days ago
Environmental Groups Raising Alarms Over Rail Transport Of Crude Oil Through Adirondacks And Hudson (audio)
"The tanker cars are hauling the controversial Bakken oil, or fracked crude oil, on rail lines that travel along Lake Champlain, and across rivers and streams of the Adirondack Park."
news  adirondacks  newyork  energy  pollution  transportation  politics  conservation 
10 days ago
Canoe/Kayak loans dock for disabled
"Presently, for individuals with a disability, there is no access to Mirror Lake via a wheel chair."
news  adirondacks  paddle  essexcounty  lakeplacid 
11 days ago
Winter hangs on in Adirondacks
"In the Adirondacks, winter insists on holding on to its lingering glaze"
news  adirondacks  weather  paddle  ski 
11 days ago
Failed logic on ripping up rails
How much longer do we need to listen to the two-sides agonizing over this thing. Shut it down, return it to nature - No Lollipops for Anyone.
buzz  editorial  train  adirondacks 
11 days ago
Rep. Owens says says modernizing border could boost trade, jobs, economic growth in North Country
Modernizing the border and making it more efficient should be a response to increased traffic, not a reason for it.
news  adirondacks  border  canada  economicdevelopment  newyork  politics 
11 days ago
Environmentalist wrong to pick on hamlets
The Adirondack Park is a great legislative experiment that uniquely combines public and private lands in a 6-million-acre expanse intended to blend care and protection of nature's bounty and beauty with the well-being and welfare of the people who choose to live here and love this place.
buzz  editorial  economicdevelopment  adirondacks  saranaclake  conservation  politics 
11 days ago
Will community partnerships save North Country schools?
Making the best and brightest stay here for "economic development".... seems a bit selfish.
news  adirondacks  taxes  politics  newyork  demographics 
11 days ago
Marathon ice climbing in the Adirondacks!
"I bet Eli is already dreaming of next winter."
buzz  adirondacks  climb  ice 
12 days ago
Potsdam’s first gay pride parade April 26
"The marchers will start the parade at the Main Street parking lot at 1 p.m. and work their way to the SUNY Potsdam campus."
news  adirondacks  potsdam  stlawrencecounty  events  politics  suny 
12 days ago
Are the Thousand Islands scenic...enough? (audio)
"I continually am amazed that people don’t know where the Thousand Islands is."
news  adirondacks  stlawrencecounty  taxes  tourism 
12 days ago
New remedy for geese?
"After a few nights of restless sleep the geese simply leave!"
news  adirondacks  wildlife  bird  saranaclake  franklincounty  pollution  conservation 
15 days ago
New Northville-Lake Placid trailhead planned
"...the Northville-Placid Trail was completed in 1924 as the first project undertaken by the Adirondack Mountain Club."
news  adirondacks  hike  fultoncounty  northville  dec 
15 days ago
5 days on Prospect 3/18-20, 3/24-25
EVERYTHING you ever wanted to know about Prospect Mt.!!
buzz  adirondacks  hike  lakegeorge  warrencounty 
15 days ago
If left protected, wolves could find way into Adirondacks
"Wolves were nearly extinct in the continental U.S. only 40 years ago because of hunting, loss of forest habitat and a decline in prey species such as caribou, moose and elk."
news  adirondacks  wildlife  conservation  hunt  invasivespecies 
15 days ago
Critics Say Zip Line Will Hurt, Not Help, Lake George Tourism
"The owner’s vision goes further. If he were to get final approval for the project, which has been three years in the works, he would inaugurate the ride himself — dressed as Superman, cape flying in the wind."
news  adirondacks  warrencounty  lakegeorge  economicdevelopment  conservation 
15 days ago
Whiteface prepared for extended season
"The reason for the deep base has been the cold winter and a number of late-season snowstorms."
news  adirondacks  ski  whiteface  weather  snow  lakeplacid  essexcounty 
15 days ago
Lake George Boat Inspection Information
Beginning May 15, 2014, all trailered boats being launched into Lake George must undergo an inspection at one of the six regional inspection stations around Lake George before they launch.
campfire  warrencounty  lakegeorge  boating  fish  conservation  invasivespecies 
16 days ago
DEC Submits Proposal to Amend Jay Mountain Wilderness Unit Management Plan
"Action to Ensure the UMP is Consistent with Voter-approved Constitutional Amendment That Allows NYCO to Conduct Exploratory Sampling"
news  adirondacks  dec  forestpreserve  essexcounty  lewis  economicdevelopment  conservation 
16 days ago
Camp Gabriels’ new life
"Rabbi hopes to open Camp Hamachane for Jewish boys in July"
news  adirondacks  gabriels  camp  franklincounty  prison 
17 days ago
Snirt Run’s a go; stickers to be enforced
"Because of the deep snow that remains, more roads have been added to the route to lessen the likelihood of operators’ getting stuck or stranded, which was an issue last year."
news  adirondacks  lewiscounty  events  atv 
17 days ago
Trout Fishing Season Begins in NY
"It’s going to be very difficult. These trout are going to be in areas where they are harder to get to. They're not going to be as aggressive or hungry because frankly they aren't going to be able to see the lure, and with the colder water temperature, they're going to be more lethargic"
news  adirondacks  newyork  fish  weather 
17 days ago
Northville Placid Trail Backpack Load Out (video)
This guy has put a lot of thought into this lightweight setup.
buzz  adirondacks  hike  camp 
18 days ago
Tupper Lake considers tourism, awaits grant
"The main reason why people come to Tupper Lake is if they are able to access what we have to offer on our website."
news  adirondacks  tupperlake  destinationmarketing  franklincounty  economicdevelopment 
18 days ago
Schroon's Rosemarie Ritson
"Rosemarie Ritson, who has been the public face of the Chamber's Office on Main Street, for more than three decades."
buzz  adirondacks  tourism  schroonlake  essexcounty  destinationmarketing 
18 days ago
Thomas Mountain - Bolton, NY - 3/30/14
"From the trailhead, hikers can choose a 1.4 mile hike to Thomas Mountain or a 3 mile hike to Cat mountain."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  lakegeorge  warrencounty 
18 days ago
Board extends resort permit
"We asked for an extension because we're going to be tied up for another 30 days."
news  adirondacks  adkclubresort  tupperlake  economicdevelopment  politics  franklincounty 
18 days ago
Snirt Run sticker rule falls by wayside; no Lewis County law passed yet
Maybe they could sell "Alternative Temporary Permits" for that weekend for those that don't want to SNIRT.
news  lewiscounty  atv  events 
18 days ago
Considering Three Hotel Projects in the Adirondacks
"These projects include a top-to-bottom renovation and restoration of Saranac Lake’s iconic Hotel Saranac, a new 120-room Marriot Hotel and convention center in downtown Lake George, and the new 90-room Lake Flower Inn on the shores of Lake Flower in Saranac Lake."
buzz  editorial  lodging  adirondacks  economicdevelopment  conservation  forestpreserve  politics 
19 days ago
Prospect Mountain - Lake George Wild Forest - 3/29/14
"The view from the summit is spectacular.  Lake George is easily seen.  The Green Mountains of Vermont can be seen in the distance."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  lakegeorge  snowshoe  warrencounty 
19 days ago
Proposed 90-room, 300-foot-long Lake Flower Inn raises questions
"I was struck almost immediately with the potential value of Lake Flower and its immediate surroundings as public property."
buzz  adirondacks  conservation  forestpreserve  saranaclake  economicdevelopment  politics 
19 days ago
StLawrCo scheduled for removal and treatment of potentially dangeorous giant hogweed plants
"...due to the biology of this plant, we believe that it is still possible to eradicate local populations of giant hogweed."
news  adirondacks  stlawrencecounty  invasivespecies  flora 
19 days ago
Budget deal closes two North Country prisons
"A budget deal worked out over the weekend appears to lock in plans to mothball two North Country prisons, including facilities in Chateuagay in Franklin County and Mt. McGregor in Saratoga County."
news  adirondacks  newyork  politics  prison  taxes  economicdevelopment  franklincounty  saratogacounty 
19 days ago
CP Rail Line Carries Threat Along the Shores of Lake Champlain to the Port-Of-Albany
"The proximity of the rail line to Lake Champlain and to urban areas in Albany creates a significant hazard."
buzz  adirondacks  train  newyork  energy  pollution  conservation  transportation 
22 days ago
Adirondack Rock Climbing Route Closures - beginning Apr 1 2014
"Peregrine falcons, an endangered species in New York State, are again nesting on cliffs in the Adirondack Park."
news  adirondacks  climb  wildlife  bird  conservation  dec 
22 days ago
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