What Does The Moose Say?

There are spelling bees. There are trivia contests. There are athletic games and lumberjack competitions. But have you ever seen and heard a moose-calling contest? more »

Sep 10, 2015 7:46 AM , Outdoors

Kids As Pets: Why Your Next 'Dog' Might Be A Goat | CURIOUSLY ADIRONDACK

In the Adirondacks, people love their pets. Some of them---the pets, that is---weigh two hundred pounds or more and thrive on pine needles, poison-ivy, and other delicacies you can't buy at the mall. more »

Aug 21, 2015 8:58 AM , Outdoors

A Whole Lotta Flutterin' Goin' On: Butterflies Fly At The Paul Smith's VIC Butterfly House | CURIOUSLY ADIRONDACK

Out in the Adirondack wilds, we see plenty of butterflies: one here, one there, one on sunny days just about everywhere. To learn about their lives and lore and to see a variety up close, there's no better idea than to visit the Butterfly House. more »

Jul 31, 2015 5:09 PM , Outdoors

Local Beekeeper Dick Crawford Discusses Honeybee Crisis

The White House announces a new national strategy to try to stop the massive die-off of honeybees. Local beekeeper Dick Crawford joins us for a roundtable discussion on how the crisis is affecting beekeepers and farmers. more »

May 29, 2015 1:40 PM News

Adirondack Terror: The Blackfly Menace

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 »

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Discover Earth’s fellow inhabitants at these three amazing museums promoting Biodiversity!

I recently visited three family attractions, (museums and parks both near and far from Montreal) that introduces us to biodiversity and that also puts us in direct contact with some of the fabulous creatures that inhabit this world. more »

Mar 11, 2015 11:57 PM , Gen's Delights

Intervale Lowlands: Biologist Larry Master Re-Wilds 135 Acres Near Lake Placid | CURIOUSLY ADIRONDACK

In 2009, biologist Larry Master and his wife, Nancy, bought 135 acres of woods, fields, flowing water, and floodplain near Lake Placid in the Adirondack Mountains. Their mission: to make the property sing with songbirds, to convert its mowed fields more »

Oct 31, 2014 2:59 PM , Outdoors

Designer/Author Matt Wolpe on Backyard Chickens - Extended Roundtable

Chickens have been growing in popularity in more and more backyards. We’ll meet a designer and author who is helping a new generation of urban farmers build their birds luxury accommodations. more »

Aug 22, 2014 12:32 PM Outdoors

Colgate University Team Visits Adirondacks To Study Earthworms

Worms, WORMS, WORMS! Sad but true---those lowly, wriggling saints of the natural world, hailed as creators and saviors of the soil since the days of Charles Darwin, are now known to represent an Evil Empire. Well, maybe not evil. more »

Sep 15, 2013 10:20 AM , Outdoors 2 Comments

Adirondack Dogs Love Hiking...And Social Media Too!

My dog Bailey Van Halen Thomas Mozart Kathleen Clement The First loves hiking in the Adirondacks. This had me wondering if there were other canine’s that shared in the sentiment. more »


Funding Shortfall Threatens Work to Protect Adirondack Loons

A shortfall in funding is threatening summer field work to protect loons in the Adirondacks. more »

Jul 18, 2013 3:40 PM Outdoors

Beekeepers Face a New Threat

Already devastated by the widespread loss of their hives beekeepers face a new threat. more »

Jun 27, 2013 4:03 PM Outdoors

NY Sees Increase in Lyme Disease Carrying Ticks

If you're heading outdoors this summer, health experts issue a warning. The number of ticks, that can carry Lyme disease, is growing. more »

Jun 27, 2013 3:56 PM Outdoors

An excellent wildlife habitat can be found in Powerline Meadows

The adaptability of Mother Nature is incredible. Sometimes wildlife can actually gain a habitat in the most unlikely places! more »

Oct 10, 2012 10:58 AM Outdoors 1 Comments

Parc Safari Adventure

Parc Safari celebrates its 40th season this summer. Producer J. Scott Parker takes us on a safari tour, meeting some of the animals who live there and the people who take care of them. more »

Aug 29, 2012 11:14 AM Outdoors

Saranac Lake Bio-Blitz

Dan Swinton

Saranac Lake Bio Blitz

The Adirondack All-Taxa Biodiversity Inventory or ATBI, is a collaborative group of professional and citizen-scientists. They recently hosted what's called a "Bio-blitz" in Saranac Lake. more »

Aug 1, 2012 1:03 PM Outdoors