Do we in the Adirondacks love snow and cold? Do we hate them? Hear dyed-in-the-wool locals speak their minds about our long, cold, crystalline season of white.more »
On a cold winter day, I go out, then come in. Between the start and finish lie ninety brisk minutes of exercise and illumination. Join me! more »
Jan 23, 2015 3:47 PM Outdoors
Meet Corinne Parnapy, a real live phycologist. She studies that slimy stuff, green or brown or red, that we call algae. Is it interesting? Listen and judge for yourself. more »
Jan 16, 2015 10:29 AM Outdoors
Bacteria do it. Viruses do it. Even pesky little fungi do it. Make plants and people sick, that is. Listen to how it goes for plants. more »
Jan 9, 2015 11:56 AM Outdoors
I've raised baby possums, raccoons, skunks, robins, starlings, and great-horned owls. Which are the most cuddly and fun to be around? The answer may surprise you. more »
Jan 2, 2015 9:10 AM Outdoors
Do you hear what I hear? It's late on a cold winter night. Snow lies softly over the ground, and the red stuff in the thermometer is plunging. more »
Dec 24, 2014 12:00 AM Outdoors
If there are bruins in the neighborhood, trouble may be brewin'. Listen and learn how to avoid it. more »
Dec 19, 2014 2:59 PM Outdoors
They rock and roll them. We're talking about those boulders we all see in the woods. Geologists call them "erratics." more »
Dec 12, 2014 11:34 AM Outdoors
The gelatin that goes into Jello and similar products comes from sanitized, pulverized, boiled animal hooves. Animal hooves are largely made of keratin. more »
Dec 5, 2014 8:59 AM Outdoors
It was all over in a thump, a hiss, and a flash of feathers. What was going on? Join me as I try to solve a life-and-death drama staged one morning at our bird feeder. more »
Nov 26, 2014 4:04 PM Outdoors
I've been singing that Rodgers and Hammerstein lyric on bright, cheery mornings ever since I performed the song on stage in the second grade. But I ask myself: what makes a beautiful morning beautiful? more »
Nov 21, 2014 3:26 PM Outdoors
Exploring The Adirondacks with Colton Clement
Follow Mountain Lake Moves ambassador Colton Clement around the Adirondacks and learn some things along the way!
Exploring the wild, weird, and wondrous Adirondack Mountains and the people who call them home.
- Catch Our Drift: Why Adirondackers Love Winter, Sort Of
- Fifty Beds, Two Lakes, And An Otter: Bartlett's Hotel In Its Heyday, 1854-1884
- Intervale Lowlands: Biologist Larry Master Re-Wilds 135 Acres Near Lake Placid
- What Does The Moose Say?
- Adirondack Exercise Club
- Dirt, Food, and Friends: Fledging Crow Farm Celebrates The Harvest
- Asleep Beneath The Sod: Saranac Lake's Historic Pine Ridge Cemetery
- Slimed! Adirondack Kids Love Amphibians!