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Aquatic Invasive Species: European Frog-bit

2021-01-26T08:57:54-05:00

Photo by Leslie J. Mehrhoff, University of Connecticut, Bugwood.org European frog-bit is a free-floating perennial invasive plant originating in Europe, parts of Asia, and Africa. The plant has small (1.5 to 6.5 cm), rounded,  kidney-shaped or heart-shaped leaves with dark purple, spongy undersides. The plant spreads rapidly creating dense READ MORE

Deer Pond Backcountry Outing

2021-01-26T08:58:13-05:00

Sunday, July 31 was a beautiful day for a hike and a backcountry paddle. After a leisurely morning with multiple cups of coffee at our Fish Creek Pond Campground site on Square Pond (where we had enjoyed a comfortable overnight), Paul Gallery, my colleague in the Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) READ MORE