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Opening the Black Boxes To Public Knowledge

2012 | Posted in: Volume 18 (2012) | Comments: 0
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“Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?”-T. S. Eliot’s “The Rock” (1934)  In the last prerogative, I discussed the mission of th...

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Adirondack Railways: Historic Engine of Change

2013 | Posted in: Volume 19 (2013) | Comments: 0
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On October 12, 1892 near Big Moose Lake, the last spike was driven completing the Mohawk and Malone Railway, ending about 20 years of rapid railway expansion in the Adirondacks. Over the next four dec...

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Curt Stager, 2010, “Deep Future: The Next 100,000 Years of Life on Earth”

2012 | Posted in: Volume 18 (2012) | Comments: 0
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Deep Future by Curt Stager should be essential reading for anyone interested in what future environments will be like on planet Earth, which I hope is everyone. You will not find another book that is ...

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ASRC Whiteface Mountain Field Station

2012 | Posted in: Volume 18 (2012) | Comments: 0
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Perched high atop an iconic summit of the Adirondack Mountains, nestled among the krummholz and alpine tundra, and carved from the granite of the mountain itself, is a historically unique and state-of...

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Preliminary Survey of the Chemical Parameters of Streams Draining the Adirondack High Peaks

2013 | Posted in: Volume 19 (2013) | Comments: 0
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  Stream water chemistry in the Adirondack High Peaks is largely unknown but of concern because of chronic acidification, the limited capacity of bedrock to buffer acidity, and potential biological ...

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Finding Consensus: The Future of the Adirondack Park

2012 | Posted in: Volume 18 (2012) | Comments: 1
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This article details the methodology and results of the ADK Futures Project.  The original intent of the project was to spur a new conversation about the Park, both broader in scope and more inclusiv...

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How Much is Enough? Distribution and Protection Status of Habitats in the Adirondacks

2013 | Posted in: Volume 19 (2013) | Comments: 0
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One of the most enduring debates in the Adirondacks concerns how much protected land we need in the Park, and the balance of human needs versus environmental protection. Using some newly-available r...

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Wildlife Habitat Linkages in the Eastern Adirondacks: Applying Functional Connectivity Modeling to Conservation Planning for Three Focal Species

2012 | Posted in: Volume 18 (2012) | Comments: 1
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As habitat loss and fragmentation increase across the northeastern United States, identifying and prioritizing connecting routes between protected areas has taken on new urgency.  Protecting habitat ...

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Alternative Onsite Wastewater Treatment Training

2012 | Posted in: Volume 18 (2012) | Comments: 0
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Alternative Onsite Wastewater Treatment Training: Onsite Wastewater Options for Small Rural Communities in the AdirondacksOctober 17, 2012  View, Old Forge, New York OverviewTwenty years ago, the Ad...

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