In the Adirondack Mountains of northern New York, the most fearsome menace is...THE BLACKFLY! How are they in your neck of the woods? Do you have a special remedy to keep them at bay? Let us know...more »
Human music may well have been inspired by the music of birds. But where did birds get the idea? Recent research findings suggest that songbirds, also known as perching birds or passerines, trace their ancestry to the land of kangaroos. more »
May 29, 2015 1:56 PM Outdoors
Life brings its humbling moments. For me, a leader of bird walks, one came recently when a sparrow turned up, and I had no idea what kind it was. What to do? more »
May 22, 2015 2:14 PM Outdoors
Spring brings the eyes a feast of color, and after a long, black-and-white winter, they're hungry for it. Some of the finest color of the season comes to us on the wings of butterflies. more »
May 15, 2015 2:05 PM Outdoors
Have you ever injured yourself by accident, felt stupid afterward, and found yourself the brunt of jokes? I have. My story involves a crowd of kids and a very large and menacing blue crab. Hear it here. more »
May 8, 2015 2:10 PM Outdoors
Believe it or not, there are common insects that build armor around themselves like turtles grow shells. As larvae they live in streams, ponds, and lakes and are known as caddisflies. more »
May 1, 2015 2:33 PM Outdoors
Announcing Season 2 of our 8-episode web series exploring the weird, wild, and wondrous world of the Adirondacks. Watch and share this Season 1 highlight reel as we gear up for another round of Adirondack inspired adventures! more »
Apr 24, 2015 2:48 PM Outdoors
Build a bird house for bluebirds and they will come, or not, depending on intangibles known only to the birds. more »
Apr 24, 2015 2:44 PM Outdoors
In the Adirondacks and throughout most of eastern North America, we know spring has arrived when the red maple buds pop. more »
Apr 17, 2015 2:03 PM Outdoors
New technology is allowing researchers to track the incredible 1,700-mile non-stop migration of Blackpoll Warblers over the Atlantic Ocean from their home in the Adirondacks and Eastern Canada to South America. more »
Apr 10, 2015 3:37 PM Outdoors
Riddle: What makes a marsupial a marsupial? Hint: it has little or nothing to do whether the animal has a marsupium, or pouch, for carrying its young. more »
Apr 10, 2015 10:34 AM 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.
- The Adirondack Mountain Village of Saranac Lake Remembers Its Curative Past
- 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!