• Adirondack Foliage – Will Persistent Dry Weather Dull the Show?

    As summer wanes and gives way to autumn here in the Adirondacks, we look forward to one of nature’s most breathtaking events – the fall foliage season.  Mountain forests are ablaze with bursts of reds, oranges and purples. The northeastern region of the U.S. is one of the very few

  • Word of Life Music Festival

    September 16-17, 2016 at Word of Life Ranch – Worship Music Festival join your favorite musicians and artists at the Word of Life Ranch! Buy tickets online now!

  • Ice Cream Social 2016 – A Terrific Success!

    What’s the best remedy for a hot summer’s night?  ESSLA’s Ice Cream Social, of course! We had record attendance this year with over 200 folks coming out to enjoy Stewart’s ice cream, singing and friendship at the park in Adirondack. Susan Calkin led a sing-along, and we were graced with

  • Adirondack Watershed Institute

    AWI Community, Our boat wash station on Lake Champlain in Ticonderoga has intercepted significant numbers of invasive species this summer! Follow the link below for recent news coverage of the Adirondack AIS Spread Prevention Program: Ticonderoga Boat Wash Sincerely, AWI Team

  • Save the Adirondack Hemlocks

    Help Save Adirondack Hemlocks by Attending a Forest Pest Monitoring Workshop Date/Time: Saturday September 17, 2016, 10 am to 4:30 pm Location: Lake George Land Conservancy Office, 4905 Lake Shore Dr. Bolton Landing, NY 12814 Download Agenda RSVP at this link You have received this message because you participated in

  • Boat Launch Stewards at Work!

    Well summer is here and so are contaminated watercraft!  Boating and angling are the prime pathways to introduction of  invasive species. 7/8/10 Over the past few days two watercraft that last boated in the Hudson were found to have several water chestnuts clinging to their trailer. Both were sent to the boat

  • Touring Schroon River

    By Rich Nawrot A tour of Schroon River was done on 6/20 with Gary Wall, the Hydrologist from the USGS.   In attendance were myself, Rich Nawrot, representing ESSLA and the SLSC, Bill Mcghie from the SLSC, Gary Wall from the USGS, Tom Luciano, John Milsom and Joe Koch from the Schroon

  • ESSLA Floating Classroom

  • Hiking – Chester Challenge

    Hiking in the Adirondacks Blessed with myriad hiking trails practically at our doorstep, here’s a series of local hikes you must check out: The Chester Challenge. The Chester Challenge trails were developed as part of a partnership between the town and the Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work & Play

  • Biking in the ‘dacks

    By Mike Purdy One of the best ways to experience the Adirondacks is on a bicycle. There are some excellent rides out of Adirondack. For those wanting less than 10 miles and flat terrain, just take a ride to the boat launch and back. You can extend it to 16