Gen's Delights

Discover the rustic beauty of nature in Outaouais this fall!

In this edition, Gen’s Delights offers you a glimpse of three really fun attractions that you and your family can enjoy in #Outaouais – A region in western Quebec that is only a short hour and a half drive away from Montreal! more

Oct 13, 2016 5:39 PM , Gen's Delights 1 Comments

A new residency program to stave off a looming doctor shortage and some very special and adorable calves on an upstate farm, female triplets! more

May 11, 2016 5:13 PM Mountain Lake Journal

For years, skeptics have laughed and groaned while sightings and signs of an enormous aquatic rodent in the Adirondacks have multiplied. more

Dec 18, 2015 11:42 AM , Curiously Adirondack

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

Jul 18, 2013 3:40 PM Outdoors

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

Jun 27, 2013 4:03 PM Outdoors

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

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 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

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