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http://northcountrynow.com/featured_events/bobcats-bears-cougars-mooseand-more-saturday-slu-040917 North Country NOW ‘Bobcats, Bears, Cougars, Moose…and More’ Saturday at SLU Friday, October 21, 2011 – 8:56 am CANTON – Susan Morse, founder of the wildlife organization Keeping Track, will give a presentation called “Bobcats, Bears, Cougars, Moose…and More!” Saturday, Oct. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Eben Holden Conference Center at St. Lawrence […]

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Just how likely is it to be attacked, let alone killed, by a cougar if they return to Adirondack Park?  Here is a comparison between established attack rates per one million people in two western areas, one high, one low, with attack and death rates for humans living in Adirondack Park.  The data are from […]

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The beginning statements in this article are a classic example of how the media exaggerate and misstate facts, whipping up fear and hysteria.  The ruler in the photos shows the tracks were not the size of saucers.  The implication is that residents of Lake George were in great danger; they were not. Cougars are a protected species […]

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http://www.twp.org/trekeast/blog/trekeast-blog-50-shawangunk-ridge-ny New York’s Shawangunks are world-famous for their hard rock climbing.  They are also critical habitat or migration routes for hawks, eagles, falcons, bobcats, bears, gray foxes, rare plants, unique vegetation communities, and a future restored population of cougars.   read more…  

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http://www.cougarnet.org/northeast-desc/mt.lionhair100948rpt%5B1%5D.pdf

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http://www.adirondackexplorer.org/stories/2011/06/17/letters-july-2011/ Adirondack Explorer Letters: July 2011 Restoring cougars would help forests One need look no further than the Department of Environmental Conservation’s 2010 Strategic Plan for Forest Management to find the rationale to restore cougars to the Adirondacks. The plan details the destructive impacts and biodiversity loss of New York’s forests from superabundant white-tailed deer, […]

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With a photo of its track in the snow http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Report-Cougar-passed-through-Lake-George-2123402.php timesunion.com Mountain lion passed through Lake George The state’s Department of Environmental Conservation confirms the wild cougar that journeyed 1,800 miles from South Dakota to Connecticut passed through Lake George in 2010, according to the Adirondack Explorer. Read more…

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Cougar killed in Connecticut passed through northeast New York http://www.fws.gov/northeast/ecougar/blog/index.cfm/2011/8/18/Cougar-killed-in-Connecticut-passed-through-northeast-New-York Author: Racey, Meagan New York State Department of Environmental Conservation confirmed this week that the mountain lion killed in Milford, Conn., in June 2011 was seen in Lake George, N.Y., in December 2010. A resident of the town alerted NYSDEC after seeing it in her […]

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