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Hibernation is no Vacation


The Nitty-gritty of Black Bear Hibernation in the Adirondacks By Sadye Bobbette, 2018 ADK Fall Education Intern During the warmer months in the Adirondacks, hungry black bears actively search for food to accommodate their 15,000 to 20,000 calories-a-day needs. With preparing for winter a chief concern, they will eat everything READ MORE

A Bear Can: Use it or Lose it


If you have ever been to the Adirondack High Peaks Wilderness, you have probably heard about the infamous black bears and the bear resistant food canister that is used to protect your food.  Since 2005, these containers, or “cans” as most people call them, have been a mandatory item for READ MORE