Adirondack Forum  
Rules Membership Donations and Online Store Adkhighpeaks Foundation ADKhighpeaks Forums ADKhighpeaks Wiki Disclaimer

Go Back   Adirondack Forum > Search Forums
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 20 of 125
Search took 0.10 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: mphilli2
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-29-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By mphilli2
Is this the pond your asking about:...

Is this the pond your asking about: http://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/water_pdf/csrpthorsp14.pdf

Yup, that's it. Thank you.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-28-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By mphilli2
Horseshoe Pond question

One of my wife's cousins is looking at a property for sale on Horseshoe Pond (it connects to the Deer River Flow) and asked me what I know about the summer water condition or recreation quality of...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-17-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,211
Posted By mphilli2
This book reviewer wonders whether the story is...

This book reviewer wonders whether the story is entirely true:
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-16-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,211
Posted By mphilli2
27 years in the woods

Article about a guy who lived in the woods 27 years. Not in Adirondacks, but might interest readers here.
...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-31-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,436
Posted By mphilli2
Almost all of those people are going to Hitchens...

Almost all of those people are going to Hitchens or Lows.

If you search this site, you'll find a number of old threads about Trout Pond.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-31-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,856
Posted By mphilli2
I spent several nights there 6 or 7 years ago,...

I spent several nights there 6 or 7 years ago, early in June.

Didn't see another soul, but the pond had much sign of use by a private religious camp that was located on a nearby lake. The camp...
Forum: Environmental Issues 03-05-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,933
Posted By mphilli2
During my twenties, I planted eight thousand...

During my twenties, I planted eight thousand hardwood and conifer seedlings. This winter I have been thinning the black locust, which are now 32 years old. Not sure whether it will feel satisfying...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-08-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,425
Posted By mphilli2
You might also consider distance from doctors or...

You might also consider distance from doctors or a medical center of some kind. Gawd forbid, but the time could arrive when you or someone else in your family needs to make more trips in that...
Forum: Environmental Issues 02-02-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,071
Posted By mphilli2
This conversation has reminded me to stop more...

This conversation has reminded me to stop more often and take in the beauty of mature white ash--since future generations might not have the same opportunity.
Forum: Environmental Issues 02-02-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,071
Posted By mphilli2
The Holland Land Company established towns,...

The Holland Land Company established towns, ranges & lots in my region (SW NYS) between 1800 and 1810 or so, after the Seneca Iroquois had been forced onto reservations. The head surveyors kept logs...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 01-13-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,682
Posted By mphilli2
Salamanders/fungus

Restriction on movement of salamanders by humans:
...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 01-01-2016, 11:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,824
Posted By mphilli2
Have seen only one in the Adirondacks. It was...

Have seen only one in the Adirondacks. It was drinking from Forked Lake as my son and I paddled near shore, and left in a hurry when it noticed us.

Closest was in the Alleghenies. Was giving my...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-15-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,599
Posted By mphilli2
One got into my apiary once and destroyed $150 or...

One got into my apiary once and destroyed $150 or so of hive components, and of course ate much honey & caused the death of a colony. To a bear, a beehive is something like an all-you-can-for-free...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 11-03-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,428
Posted By mphilli2
Thoreau

A less than approving look at Thoreau (in the magazine The New Yorker ):


http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/10/19/pond-scum
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-25-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,770
Posted By mphilli2
Another possibility this year or some other is...

Another possibility this year or some other is Long Pond (not Long Lake). Next to no carry down to the water, and yet no motor boats or development, beautiful lake, some great sites. You can paddle...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-17-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,277
Posted By mphilli2
My son and a friend went in last evening and...

My son and a friend went in last evening and found only two sites open. They didn't like either and ended up going to a different lake this morning.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-12-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,537
Posted By mphilli2
"Remember the game of Telephone?" I'm too...

"Remember the game of Telephone?"

I'm too far away to be on that phone, but I do want to mention that Pete Hornbeck was good to me when I bought a canoe from his company.

A new employee...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 04-28-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,962
Posted By mphilli2
In WNY, I've set successful photo "traps" for...

In WNY, I've set successful photo "traps" for fisher, using raw meat. When I've seen fisher tracks, I attach my trail camera to a tree; to a different tree, I attach the meat in a mesh bag tied five...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-18-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,112
Posted By mphilli2
Back when I used to make maple syrup, I took the...

Back when I used to make maple syrup, I took the appearance of snow fleas as a sign that it was time or past time to hang buckets.
Forum: Environmental Issues 01-22-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,476
Posted By mphilli2
Requiem for the Hemlock

An essay in the journal ECOTONE "While Our Backs Are Turned"):

http://www.ecotonejournal.com/index.php/articles/details/while_our_backs_are_turned/
Showing results 1 to 20 of 125

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:56 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

DISCLAIMER: Use of these forums, and information found herein, is at your own risk. Use of this site by members and non-members alike is only granted by the adkhighpeak.com administration provided the terms and conditions found in the FULL DISCLAIMER have been read. Continued use of this site implies that you have read, understood and agree to the terms and conditions of this site. Any questions can be directed to the Administrator of this site.