Category Archives: Environment

Wilderness in the Dix Range

In the past number of years, the foot travel in the backcountry in New York has exploded. And that’s okay. My daughter and I were out for a short hike to Burnt Knob during the week and we came across about 13 people. When we parked at the trail head at Batavia Kill 4 cars (including ours) were already parked there at 9 AM. This is on a Thursday. In a couple of hours, we…

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He couldn’t help it. He’s not even in office and he’s already targeting people who may oppose him on issues. Remember, Donald is a businessman, not a politician. As a CEO it’s his way or the highway. Well, Donald just found out, it’s not that simple in government. Trump has requested all the names of people who have worked on climate change and the professional society memberships of lab workers from the Department of Energy (DoE), according to…

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Information about COVID-19
Please note changes in access and rules for hiking and camping in the Adirondacks and Catskills during the COVID-19 outbreak. Please act responsibly during this stressful period. Please read the DEC info carefully.