Daily Archives: March 13, 2014

Dr. Nina Schoch among inductees to N.Y. State Outdoors Hall of Fame

Dr. Nina Schoch, coordinator of Biodiversity Research Institute’s Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation, will be one of nine individuals inducted to The New York State Outdoorsmen Hall at a banquet to be held Saturday, April 26 in Canastota.

Under Schoch’s leadership the BRI’s loon program has involved hundreds of volunteers, school children, and government agencies in protecting the iconic symbol of the Adirondack wilderness.

The loon census, banding, research on health issues, and public awareness programs of the ACLC have contributed greatly to the dramatic increase in the loon population in the past three decades. Continue reading

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Library contest winners to be named, March 25

Winners of the Old Forge Library’s Poetry and Illustration Contest, “Times Gone By,” will be announced during an Opening Exhibit Reception, hosted by the Friends of the Library, on Tuesday, March 25 at 7 p.m.

Over 100 illustration and over 150 poetry entries were received from throughout Herkimer, Oneida and Madison counties and the Town of Inlet for this year’s contest.  Continue reading

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