Yes, we will have a boat parade on July 4th beginning at 10 am!
Our summer meetings are scheduled for July 13 and August 10 at the Wild Center. Social hour starts at 8:30 am and the meeting begins at 9:30 am. Come and meet your neighbors!
Due to a vacancy in the office of secretary, the USLA Board of DIrectors has voted to appoint Jeff Dickson to fill the unexpired term. Jeff previously served as USLA Secretary for two terms, stepping down in August 2018. We are grateful to him for his willingness to serve again.
From the Adirondack Daily Enterprise: Eagle Island Camp is no longer Scout-related. Now it’s coed and is for students entering fourth, fifth and sixth grade. And while it will be an overnight camp eventually, for this year at least, it will be a day camp. The first week of camp on the island starts July […]
From the Adirondack Daily Enterprise: KEENE — The state has started installing “no parking” signs along Route 73 in the town of Keene, where multiple popular trailheads are located. The Department of Environmental Conservation announced Tuesday — after the Department of Transportation had already begun posting “no parking” signs along the road — that drivers […]
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From Adirondack Daily Enterprise: “The Saranac Lake Surge, one of six teams in the Empire Professional Baseball League, is expected to have approximately 25 home games on tap when it begins its schedule toward the end of June. The Surge’s home diamond will be the same field at Petrova Avenue where the high school team […]
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To learn more about the history of Ice Out, go to http://usfoundation.net/programs/ice-in-ice-out/
DOT will be replacing a culvert under St. Rt. 30 that connects Little Follensby Pond to Fish Creek Ponds by Spider Creek. There will be a temporary canoe carry, but the DEC said paddlers may just want to choose a different route. During construction, watercraft will not be able to pass through the culvert. The […]
The Upper Saranac Lake Association is seeking to improve the effectiveness of our communications to our members and key stakeholders. As web-based communications are a primary method of reaching these audiences, we are seeking a creative web designer to assist with a redesign and on-going maintenance of our current web site. A Request for Proposal […]
From Adirondack Daily Enterprise: In late 2018, the Lake Placid News conducted a poll of more than a half-dozen groups, including two state agencies, on what the biggest threats to the Adirondack Park are. After tallying responses, the News determined invasive species, climate change, pollution, lack of funding and staff for state agencies and overuse […]
From the Adirondack Daily Enterprise: Taxpayers within the bounds of the Saranac Lake Central School District might see a tax increase soon, according to an early draft of the 2019-20 budget given to the school board on Wednesday night. The tax levy for the 2018-19 budget was $20,614,714. The tax levy limit for 2019-20 is […]
Found: aluminum canoe with green interior; registration #NY2416EP at the north east point of the narrows. We lifted and tied it onto the last dock on the east side of the narrows just before Pork Bay near camp 816.
Where is the cam?
Many on Upper Saranac this summer were probably cheered by the abundance of Monarch butterflies. Our lake has given wonderful support to AdkAction’s campaign for Monarch conservation and may USLA members have attended lectures by noted Monarch scientist Chip Taylor, who twice has appeared at The Wild Center in recent years. Sadly, Chip recently repredicted […]
A yellow LL Bean Calypso kayak floated up to our dock on either Thursday, 9/20/2018 or Friday, 9/21/2018. It will be on the dock at 716 Bartlett Carry Road. Contact me via email.
On September 1 from 9 to 9:30PM the fire tower on St Regis Mountain will be lit up. Go out on the lake (off Markam Point) or on your dock if your are lucky enough to have a view of the tower. Or go to The Lake Clear Lodge for a wonderful viewing party. For […]
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 […]