Author Archive: Shaun Kittle

Springtime is Lambing Time

Spring in the Adirondacks is a time of invigorating contrasts. We wake up to a meadow dotted with early-blooming wildflowers, only to see the brightly colored petals dotted with snowflakes by mid-afternoon. Loons and ducks send ripples across frigid gray water, while birds in the treetops perch among twigs budding in the warm sunlight. Despite […]

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Maple Sugaring and the CTT-NCS Connection

The buckets are hung on the maples with care, in hopes that spring soon will be here. If you’ve ever doused your pancakes in maple syrup during a Camp Treetops summer, then you’ve enjoyed the delicious bounty of North Country School’s sugar maple sap harvest. And if you’ve ever stacked firewood by the sugar shack, […]

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