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Wildflowers: three ways to enjoy
One of my favorite things about spring is the first wildflowers. Unlike flowers in climates closer to the equator, North Country flowers are a little more discreet and a little less showy. The thinner soil and shorter sunlight, especially for plants in the forest, can impose subtlety.But they have their own ways of beauty.Take only photosSome of our blooms have qualities best appreciated through … [Read More]
Ready, set, fish!
Ready, set, fish!
Whether you're dreaming of reeling in The Big One or want your child to get excited about their First Fish, the Lake Champlain area is a great place for all those angler delights.From big lake to fast rivers to little ponds, we've got it all. Here's some tips to make sure that fishing trip will be full of memories.The big oneWe are thrilled to announce that our own Lake Champlain is not only a … [Read More]
State and Federal Money Secured to Confirm Existence of Champ
State and Federal Money Secured to Confirm Existence of Champ
Port Henry, NY, March 31, 2017- Local Officials unveil a major project aimed at confirming the existence of “Champ,” the Lake Champlain Monster, once and for all.“This will be a shot in the arm for tourism,” stated Super Town Advisor, Bean Favascossa. “This is a huge undertaking that has been in the works for many years. Lake Champlain already has great waterfront activities like boating and … [Read More]
Duck, Duck, Great Gray Owl!
Duck, Duck, Great Gray Owl!
Birding my way around the lakeWhile our recent late-season storms have made the North Country look like winter again – as it should look at this time of year, in this climate – spring continues to press upon the landscape and the birds know it. With that in mind, Wren and I took the chance to bird our way back from Vermont the other day. Birding has been great in the Lake Champlain Region all … [Read More]
Goodness Born of Ice and Fire
Goodness Born of Ice and Fire
Each March we are lucky to be treated to several NYS Maple Weekends - a celebration of that honorable upstate tradition of harvesting the sap of the sugar maple on the cusp of spring and boiling it down into maple syrup. However, here on the Adirondack Coast, we love our maple all year long! If you are wondering where you can get some of the best maple syrup around, boy do I have a tip for you. … [Read More]

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