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  • NYCO-icon SPECIAL REPORT PROTECT submits Complaint over Illegal Advocacy and Lobbying by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation for NYCO Constitutional Amendment. PROTECT submits a Complaint to state ethics agencies over DEC's lobbying and widespread support for NYCO Minerals for 2013 Constitutional Amendment. Read more here
  • Campaign-for-Wilderness-Icon CAMPAIGN FOR ADIRONDACK WILDERNESS PROTECT calls for classification of 36,500 acres of new Wilderness lands in the Forest Preserve to expand the High Peaks Wilderness area and create a new West Stony Creek Wilderness area. New state land purchases create a great opportunity for new wilderness lands in the Adirondack Park. Read more here
  • snowmobiletrail-icon-2 September 7, 2016 Appellate Division Issues Preliminary Injunction to Continue Ban on Tree Cutting on the “forever wild” Forest Preserve by the Department of Environmental Conservation. The Appellate Division upholds a ban on tree cutting on the Forest Preserve while PROTECT makes its appeal of a denial of a permanent injunction. Read more here
  • DefendingForestPreserve-icon September 1, 2016 Papers filed in major Forever Wild lawsuit that will shape the future of the Forest Preserve. Protect the Adirondacks and the State of New York filed papers for a Motion for Summary Judgment in PROTECT's lawsuit alleging violations of Article 14, Section 1, the "forever wild" provision, of the NYS Constitution. Read more here
  • Stump-icon August 19, 2016 Appellate Court Again Stops Tree Cutting by the Department of Environmental Conservation on the “forever wild” Forest Preserve. PROTECT cheers judge's action to stop tree cutting on the Forest Preserve while our appeal is heard for a permanent injunction further tree cutting. Read more here
  • Harris-Lake-Icon-2 August 10, 2016 For 25 days PROTECT’s legal actions have stopped the State of New York from cutting trees on the forever wild Forest Preserve. PROTECT's successful legal actions have provided a reprieve from destruction for at least 7,500 trees, many hundreds of years old, on the forever wild Forest Preserve. Read more here
  • Cuomo-icon August 1, 2016 Adirondack Park Agency has made a series of poor decisions on Forest Preserve management. Read about eight ways that the APA has lurched widely off course, faithfully implementing the Andrew Cuomo agenda for more motorsports, yet weakening the "forever wild" Forest Preserve. Read more here
  • Minerva-Snowmobile-Trail-Icon July 22, 2016 In PROTECT’s lawsuit to defend “forever wild” the Appellate Court upholds Temporary Restraining Order against State’s tree cutting on the Forest Preserve. PROTECT is grateful that the Appellate Division, Third Department acted today to uphold a restraining order to prevent the cutting of thousands of trees on the Forest Preserve. Read more here
  • Harris-Lake-Icon-2 July 16, 2016 PROTECT Wins Temporary Restraining Order Against State’s Tree Cutting and Grading on the Forest Preserve. Tree cutting has been stopped by a judge on the newest controversial road-like snowmobile trail in the Forest Preserve that PROTECT alleges violates the forever wild provision of State Constitution. Read more here
  • Scenic-Icon-4 July 15, 2016 Dick Booth Steps Down from the Adirondack Park Agency and Issues a Farewell Address of His Concerns about State Management of the Forest Preserve. Courageous APA Board member Dick Booth issued a bold assessment outlining his concerns about APA illegal actions and poor decisions regarding Forest Preserve management. Read more here
  • Legislature-Icon July 15, 2016 The 2016 New York State Legislative Session Focused on Adirondack Park Matters. The state legislature adjourned in June with a healthy focus on Adirondack issues, with the State Assembly showing strong leadership. A new Article XIV Constitutional Amendment received 1st passage, the Township 40 agreement was finalized, among other actions. Read more here

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