Moose are back, river otters are spreading throughout the Adirondacks, peregrine falcons nest on our cliffs, and native trout spawn in protected waters. The Adirondacks may be one of the only places on Earth where there is more wild today than there was 100 years ago.
Return of Wild Things
The story of the Adirondacks is the most interesting natural history story in the world. It has been shown here that natural systems can restore themselves and recover in remarkable ways in coexistence with man.
— Bill McKibben