• 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!

  • Adirondack Initiative – North Warren

    You are invited to attend a press conference to announce an important regional strategic partnership hosted by The Family YMCA of the Glens Falls Area and the Himoff Family of Brant Lake. Tuesday, June 7th at 10am at Suzie Q’s Restaurant, 148 Tannery Rd., Brant Lake NY 12815. The Family

  • Purple Loosestrife Management Program

    ESSLA Board Member and Chair of the Committee on Terrestrials and Adopt-A-Highway, Elli Muller, will be working with Warren County Soil and Water and Essex County Soil and Water collecting Purple Loosestrife beetles.  She is putting out the call for volunteers to help collect the bugs and place onto the