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Invasive Species Highlight: Brittle Naiad

2021-01-26T08:57:32-05:00

What is Brittle (European or Spiny) Naiad? Brittle Naiad (Najas minor) is a submerged aquatic invasive plant with thin stiff leaves that have serrated edges. The serrations on leaf edges are visible without magnification. Native versions of naiad also have serrated leaves but these are tiny and require magnification to READ MORE

Backcountry Water Monitoring: The World Beneath My Boat

2021-01-26T08:57:35-05:00

By Maggie Newell, Backcountry Water Monitoring Trip Leader What are you looking for in a paddling trip? Do you prefer to meander up winding rivers or to pond hop through the St. Regis canoe area? When I started paddling Adirondack waters, I reveled in mountain views across open lakes and READ MORE

In Pictures: Teen Aquatic Stewardship Program

2019-08-09T09:43:39-04:00

August 9th, 2019 Last week, ADK's (Adirondack Mountain Club's) education staff and instructors from the Ausable River Association taught teens about water quality sampling, river ecosystems, and the role that watersheds play in the health of the Adirondack Mountains. Part of the five-day course involved a river clean-up in the READ MORE