Trail Log

Loons in the Adirondacks
Acidification of lakes and mercury contamination of water bodies is a recognized problem in the Adirondacks.  Impacts from these environmental issues affect both the flora and fauna found within the Adirondack Park.  The common loon is a piscivorous (fish-eating) bird, whose eerie call is often considered a symbol of the Adirondacks. 
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