The First Aid and CPR classes have been cancelled for the summer.
To participate as an angler cooperator in this program, contact Larry Nashett at 518-359-2198. Anyone who fishes in Upper Saranac Lake is welcome, whether they are a member of the Upper Saranac Lake Association or not! See the most recent data summary at ‘2017 Angler Diary Report‘.
The Memorial Service for Mary Watson is Saturday, 7/28/18 at 10:00 at St Agnes Church. The internment follows at the St Agnes Cemetery.
Fire destroyed a lean-to at The Point Monday July 9th. Two engine tankers and the fireboat responded. The cause of the fire is being investigated.
Dates & Times: First Aid Thursday July 19th. CPR Friday July 20th. Both classes run 5- 9PM. Location: #686 Bartlett Carry Rd. Pre-registration is required. Contact: Sonny Young for more information. 518-359-8194 or 518-524-6002 or e mail [email protected]
Numerous bears have been spotted on the lake this summer, along Panther Mountain Road and Bartlett Carry Road. To learn proper behavior around wildlife, please read DEC’s article.
Edith Sheerin’s Funeral is July 14th at 4 at the Church of the Ascension (Back Bay Road). Edith was USLA’s secretary for many years, working closely with Charlie Ritchie when they were working hard to grow and deepen the Association.
Young Life will be hosting their Annual Community Days on August 15 and 17 where we will offer a chance to parasail and take a historical tour around camp. Please register at the link below. Register fast as spots are limited and are first come, first served. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeU4zIzuH9dOr8ju2x2LwIBOKfP-yGZtCv_j6dXY_RfZo5nFQ/viewform?usp=sf_link
The event will be Saturday, August 18 from 3-5. Reservations are required. Sorry for the confusion.
The parade will begin at Sekon at 10am and will follow the usual route. See you on the water!
Shore owners who find navigation aids along their shoreline or who notice one missing from a usual location can report a missing navigational aid (channel marker or hazard buoy) by contacting: NYSDEC Navigational Aids at 518-891-2011.
Fireworks will begin around 10:30 pm. Please stay 75-100 off of the shoreline.
The DEC has submitted a proposed final version of this Unit Management Plan to the Adirondack Park Agency for review. The Adirondack Park Agency is taking comments until July 13, 2018 on whether the proposals in the UMP comply with the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan. Please go to the APA webpage to view […]
BURLINGTON, Vt. — The National Weather Service issued a safety message about the potential danger of cold water for this weekend in Vermont and northeastern New York. “Warm afternoon air temperatures this weekend in the lower to mid 70s may cause people to underestimate the dangers of the cold water temperatures which are currently only […]
The Old World Kitchen store at Lake Clear Lodge now offers online ordering as well as stop by for takeout meals, baked goods , sides and snacks and even some staple items.. Stop by for a cup of coffee or tea and see what’s here in the commercial store fridge and feezers Pre-order meals, desserts, […]
Adirondack Folk Singer DAN BERGGREN is singing for EAGLE ISLAND at The Wild Center on Wednesday, August 15 The Concert starts at 7:30pm, but, please join us at 7:00pm for social time A CLASSIC, HAND-CRAFTED HORNBECK BOAT WILL BE RAFFLED OFF AT THE EVENT Tickets for the event and raffle are available at The Book […]
The Upper Saranac Foundation lists donors in their newsletter and has a category for camp donations. This has motivated me to create a tip jar for the lake which will be politely pointed out to all houseguests. If you have many visitors you might consider doing the same – ‘every little helps!’
Bears have been sighted a number of times around Bartlett Carry Road this summer. The DEC offers useful information about the proper human behavior to help our wildlife remain wild: https://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/6995.html.
A GoFundMe campaign has been created for Laura Parmington Hall, daughter of Beth and Todd Hall and members of USLA. Laura was born with autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease, with congenital hepatic fibrosis. Her health recently took a turn for the worse and she awaits another organ transplant. If you wish to help, please go […]
I’ve been vacationing in the Saranac Lake region all of my life and have an affinity for the area and its history. Of possible interest to you as it is to me, visit the Historic Saranac Lake website and, when in town, stop by the HSL Museum on Church Street.
Northern Forest Canoe Trail Organization arrange guided five day canoe trips for 10-14 year olds. The ADK trips are run by Raquette River Outfitters and they do a great job. My youngest, now 14, has attended the past two summers and will go again this July, reuniting w/friends made on previous trips. (The first time […]
In the switch to a new Spectrum moden, connection to the USLA web cam was lost. It took several days to fix but it now back up and running. By the way, if you have not yet switched out your old Time Warner modem for a Spectrum device, you should do so. With its new […]
The Adirondack Pollinator Project (APP) is a blossoming new initiative of AdkAction in partnership with The Wild Center, The Lake Placid Land Conservancy, and Common Ground Gardens, that features an extensive program of educational activities and events throughout the summer. The program will kick off at area farmers’ markets and The Wild Center during National […]
Yesterday I was able to get some strong guys with saws to cut down the damaged birch which had been hampering the USLA web cam view since an ice storm damaged the tree. At 6 p.m., we were rewarded with an incredible double rainbow which lasted for a full 45 minutes. Hope some of you […]
Hi all, this is Marsha Stanley. My husband Tom Curley and I host the USLA web cam. I just want you to know that we are aware of the leaning birch blocking the view. My caretaker is looking into whether the trees might be saved of if we will have to cut it down. You […]
Yesterday, Aug. 6, I spotted my first monarch of the season in my butterfly garden. She’s in this picture: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B801E2GqCUBPMXBtaTM3YklWX0E/view?usp=sharing
Just a reminder that Dr. Lincoln Brower, eminent monarch butterfly scientist, will lecture at The Wild Center at 6 p.m. Wed. If you can’t be here, the talk will be live-streamed at https://www.facebook.com/events/187516778329417/ and here www.wildcenter.org/live. It also will be archived on The Wild Center website for later viewing.
Hi, my husband and I purchased the guidehouse on Indian Carry Road a few years ago. Although it was built in the 1890s, it hasn’t been occupied for more than a few months a year for decades. I’d like to get the water supply tested. If you have any experience/advice to share I’d love to […]
it was left on dock and wind carried it off sometime last week.Says Wister in it ,if founf please return to camp 190 on Whiney Point.891-0819