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Searching for Azalea

2021-01-26T08:57:41-05:00

July 18, 2019 By Zach Lawrence, 2019 Summer Naturalist Intern This summer, just two weeks after arriving at ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) as a summer naturalist intern, four coworkers and I set out to catch one of New York’s rarest plants in bloom: alpine azalea. Found only on a single READ MORE

How Winter Shapes the Alpine Zone

2021-02-01T09:06:58-05:00

New York’s alpine zone is a dangerous, gripping, and magnificent place. Above this treeless landscape you are exposed to the elements: ripping wind, slippery ice, and snow that could come up to your boots in one section of trail and up to your waist in another. It is also home READ MORE