As everyone knows, Washington county is a large county with much of its total acreage dedicated to farming and dairy production. I like to occasionally spotlight things going on in the county that might be of interest. Today, I wanted to explain what the Washington County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) does. The Washington [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Local Wildlife'
September 8th, 2016 · Comments Off
August 26th, 2016 · Comments Off
Nancy Kimball, wildlife rehabilitator, holds an owl on Thursday at the Mountain Grove Memorial Church as part of the Friends of Historic Huletts Landing Summer Lecture Series. Those who attended the Friends of Historic Huletts Landing Lecture entitled: Meet the Raptors by wildlife rehabilitator, Nancy Kimball, were treated to a great program. About 45 attended, [...]
August 14th, 2016 · Comments Off
Nancy Kimball, wildlife rehabilitator, will speak on Thursday, August 26th at 6:30 pm at the Mountain Grove Memorial Church as part of the Friends of Historic Huletts Landing Summer Lecture Series. Nancy Kimball, a licensed wildlife rehabilitator, will present a program on the characteristics and behaviors of raptors that live in this area. Nancy has [...]
July 11th, 2016 · Comments Off
Two flocks of geese with approximately 75 members swimming off of the beach this morning. There were so many I couldn’t fit them all in one picture. (Click image to see full-scale.)
June 13th, 2016 · Comments Off
June 4th, 2016 · Comments Off
Rep. Elise Stefanik (right) is shown how invasive species can get into different places of a boat. Rep. Elise Stefanik met this week with officials from the Adirondack Park Local Government Review Board, the Fund for Lake George, the Adirondack Park Agency and other community leaders to discuss the threat that invasive species pose, and [...]
May 30th, 2016 · Comments Off
The Lake George Park Commission recently announced the completion and release of the 2015 Lake George Recreation Study. This comprehensive study, a year in the making, reviews the recreational activities and trends on Lake George over the past decade. Lake George is one of the most pristine and treasured waterbodies in the Northeast if not [...]
February 28th, 2016 · Comments Off
A fisherman caught a 35″ salmon in Lake George recently that weighed in at 15 lbs 4 oz! See on IceShanty.com
January 26th, 2016 · Comments Off
Photo of the “Reed Property” on the east shore and north toward Ticonderoga, taken from the west shore’s Roger’s Little Slide. (Click image to see full-scale.) The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has purchased 140 acres that are part of the South Mountain range in Putnam, for the price of $210,000. The closing took place [...]
August 22nd, 2015 · Comments Off
Whitehall McDonald’s Closing Temporarily
August 10th, 2015 · Comments Off
I was out for a boat ride last night, and came upon this tree which had its bark eaten away at its base. (Click to view larger scale.)
July 15th, 2015 · Comments Off
I was mowing the grass this morning and this rabbit popped out and momentarily posed for a photo.
Tags: Local Wildlife
July 13th, 2015 · Comments Off
A rattlesnake on Montcalm point. The following picture of a rattlesnake was sent to my by Neal Vandorsten who was taking a hike to Montcalm point on the western shore. “As we go closer to it, it coiled and rattled, so we quickly went on our way, and left it alone,” said Neal.
June 26th, 2015 · Comments Off
A mother duck and ducklings huddled together on the shoreline this morning. I was out mowing this morning and came upon this scene along the shoreline.
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