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February 2020 News & Photographs

News, Photographs, Water levels Petition and Lorraine Payette - all featured for our February issue.

Volume 15, Issue 2, February 2020
Susan W. Smith

2019 Seaway Recap

With high water levels on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River, the 2019 navigation season caused for much discussion and arguments

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Michael Folsom

River Emergencies

We all see our fireboat, the Last Chance resting quietly at the pier, and it is easy to assume that it rarely leaves the dock. But that is not the case. This article gives a 2019 review.

Volume 15, Issue 2, February 2020
Richard L. Withington

How Do You See Back Issues?

Can I look up an article written by a particular author (there are over 300 of them)? 2. What about looking up an article by topic? 3. Will Google find an article for me?

Volume 15, Issue 2, February 2020
Susan W. Smith

The Thousand Acre Challenge

TIWLT has done a lot for this area, and is about to do more with the launch of their latest initiative: The Thousand Acre Challenge.

Volume 15, Issue 1, January 2020
Calder Schweitzer

Shortest Day of the Year

It has finally arrived…..the shortest day of the year, the first day of winter. “There are two seasons, boating season and waiting for boating season”.

Volume 15, Issue 1, January 2020
Arthur Bronstein

Sense of Place...

Define a "Sense of Place..." It was a beautiful day. People were out and about. Late in the afternoon there was a concert on a neighbor’s lawn...

Volume 14, Issue 10, October 2019
Susan Schongalla

TI Life in Sept '19

Click here to see the latest news... Hunting in Canada and the US; Coast Guard exercises; rainbows... lots more...

Volume 14, Issue 9, September 2019
Susan W. Smith

Gobies, Methane Gas and Shoreline Erosion... Research on the River

Recently-granted research projects are investigating areas of interest to St. Lawrence River property owners concerned about invasive species impact, water quality, and shoreline erosion.

Volume 14, Issue 9, September 2019
Kara Lynn Dunn

Save the River Action

I am asked many times a week about the causes of this summer’s high waters. I have taken to carrying this Plan 2014 Update...

Volume 14, Issue 8, August 2019
John Peach

Happenings July 2019

High Water News... It's a small world department... Don Brown... Photographs... Yes, happenings for July 2019.

Volume 14, Issue 7, July 2019
Susan W. Smith

"TI Arts Hall of Fame and a Compass Within"

The Thousand Islands Performing Arts Hall of Fame underscores the importance of the arts in the Thousand Islands. Celebrating the arts inspires us in a time when young people's internal compasses are on the fritz every time they open their phone and scroll through their feeds.

Volume 14, Issue 7, July 2019
Susan W. Smith

Celebrating Women in the Great Outdoors at Clayton Show

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) and Beyond BOW are training and experience programs developed in 1994

Volume 14, Issue 7, July 2019
Kara Lynn Dunn

NOAA's Proposed Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary

There are 13 existing national marine sanctuaries in the U.S. and three under consideration by NOAA, including Lake Ontario. - should there be another in our region?

Volume 14, Issue 7, July 2019
Dennis McCarthy

A New Day at the Old Monticello

The old Monticello turns a historic page before our very eyes as hospital emerges from hospitality.

Volume 14, Issue 6, June 2019
Wayne C. Strauss

High Water Updates

The River is high this spring. The burning question on everyone's mind is how high will it go?

Volume 14, Issue 5, May 2019
Melissa Barton, Richard Withington & Susan Smith

Gananoque Boat Line Acquired by Entertainment Cruises

Chicago-based Entertainment Cruises acquired the Gananoque Boat Line.

Volume 14, Issue 5, May 2019
Tom King

Part I: You, Your Boat, and the Border

The outcomes of water stops can be arrest, fines, vessel seizure, or an onboard vessel search, but it is more likely that you will be left to go on your way,

Volume 14, Issue 4, April 2019
Dane Zabriskie