• 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

  • Collecting Purple Loosestrife Bugs

    Yesterday [June 8, 2016] was a wonderful success in capturing tiny little Galerucella beetles to offer them a brand new beautiful home on Schroon Lake. A group of ESSLA members, assisted by Nick Rowell of Warren County Soil & Water, drove north to find a patch of these voracious beetles.

  • Bodies in Motion

    Bodies in Motion Stay Healthy and Live Better with Outdoor Exercise You want to stay healthy and live better, not just for yourself but for everyone who cares about you. Maintaining heart health requires regular exercise, proper diet and good lifestyle choices. Living in the Adirondacks is like having an

  • Found: Section of wood dock washed ashore

    A section of pressure treated dock (approximately 5 feet x 6 feet) washed up on my beach. I am located on Porter Road, 1/2 mile north of the General store. The owner can reach me (John) at 845-616-2688 or jdj0212@gmail.com. Thanks!