Paul Smith’s College Adirondack Watershed Institute will be providing free boat inspections and decontamination starting Memorial Day weekend at nearly 100 locations across the region to help the public stop the spread of aquatic invasive species. [Read more…] about Lake Stewards Prepare for Adirondack Boating Season
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Mirror Lake, along which the Village of Lake Placid is spread, is no longer flowing like it should, and has been iced-over an average of 22 days less since the 1990s. High concentrations of road salt and climate change are considered the culprits.
The lake has apparently stop its natural mixing in the spring, a issue first documented in 2017. During February and March of 2019, the highest chloride concentrations documented so far were observed. [Read more…] about An Adk Lake’s Sufferings: High Salt Load, 22 Less Days of Ice
Cathy S. Dove, president of Paul Smith’s College, has announced she will retire on September 30th, 2020.
Dove, who joined the college in 2014, has overseen a wide variety of initiatives at the college, including the introduction of a master’s degree program, expanded undergraduate offerings, and the expansion of athletics including esports, women’s ice hockey and the rollout of a program for student athletes that ties to US Biathlon and USA Nordic. [Read more…] about Paul Smith’s College President Cathy Dove Retiring