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President Bush Visits the Adirondacks

President Bush's Adirondack Earth Day Address (RealAudio 17:05)

President George W. Bush (left) conducts a water test with Sue Capone ( rt., NYS DEC employee) in a snowstorm along the Ausable River in Wilmington, NY Monday 4/22/02, as Gov. George Pataki looks on. Bush's first visit to the Adirondacks was to acknowledge Earth Day and volunteerism.
Photo © 2002 Nancie Battaglia

President George Bush (kneeling left) and NY Gov. George Pataki, (hammering, right) working with Americorp volunteers on a bridge crossing a beaver dam outlet In Wilmington NY on Earth Day (4/22/02). A spring snowstorm welcomed the President and his entourage for his first visit to the Adirondacks.
Photo © 2002 Nancie Battaglia

Left: President George W Bush is put to work by members of the SCA-Adirondack AmeriCorps program on Monday on the Au Sable River trail in Wilmington, NY.
Photo © 2002 Adirondack Daily Enterprise, Michele Buck

Below left: Tony Goodwin, of Keene, holds a branch for President Bush as he walks up to a campsite that was recently moved from the bank of the Au Sable River.
Photo © 2002 Adirondack Daily Enterprise, Michele Buck

Below right: President Bush jokes with media after nailing a log to assist the SCA-Adirondack AmeriCorps volunteers in making a crib to level off a section
of trail.
Photo © 2002 Adirondack Daily Enterprise, Michele Buck