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  • Register Today for 2019 Protect the Adirondacks Annual Meeting on July 20th at 9:30 AM at The View in Old Forge. The 2019 Annual Meeting for Protect the Adirondacks will be held on July 20th at The View in Old Forge, New York, in the western Adirondacks. This is a great opportunity to meet the Board and staff and learn about PROTECT's work. Click here to register
  • July 3, 2019 Appellate Division, Third Department, Upholds Article XIV, Section 1 of State Constitution, Finds State Tree Cutting for Class II Trails to be Unconstitutional. In the most important legal decision pertaining to the Forest Preserve in 75 years, the New York DEC and APA were found to have violated the State Constitution. Read more here
  • March 13, 2019 ORDA Should Not Play Games With Article XIV. PROTECT raises questions about ORDA's plans for tree cutting on the Forest Preserve areas of the Mt Van Hoevenberg Ski Center that exceeds tree cutting levels ruled unconstitutional and in violation of Article XIV in 1930. Read more here
  • December 4, 2018 Help stop State‚Äôs plan to build a major snowmobile trail through a Wilderness area. Protect the Adirondacks is opposing state plans to route 4 miles of a new road-like snowmobile trail through the northern edge of the Blue Ridge Wilderness Area. Public comment letters are needed by December 7th. Send in your letter today! Read more here
  • October 17, 2018 State seeks to degrade environmental protection and give away public recreational rights on 19,000-acre Long Pond Conservation Easement in St. Lawrence County. Public comments are needed to protect the environment and protect public recreation rights on state-held conservation easements. Make a public comment today. Read more now
  • September 21, 2018 State aims to build new duplicative bridge over the Cedar River for new snowmobile trail through the heart of the Essex Chain Lakes area. State agencies are seeking to build an unnecessary and redundant bridge for motor vehicles over the Cedar River in violation of a series of state laws. Read more here
  • August 23, 2018 Scenes from the Canoe-In for Motorless Weller Pond demonstration held on August 18, 2018 on Middle Saranac Lake and Weller Pond. A canoe-in was held in August to rally for more motorless waters opportunities across the Adirondacks and throughout the Forest Preserve. The sad reality is that across the Adirondacks there are few motorless opportunities on big lakes. Read more here
  • August 17, 2018 August 17, 2018 Become a Forest Preserve Monitor and help to improve management and stewardship of state lands in the Adirondacks. PROTECT is working to build a team of trained volunteers to monitor conditions on the Forest Preserve. This will help to gather important field data to support advocacy and management efforts. Read more here
  • August 1, 2018 PROTECT cheers removal of last railcars stored for two years along Hudson River on NYS Route 28. Protect the Adirondacks applauds the removal of 22 old hopper rail cars at the end of July that had been stored on the banks of the Hudson River for more than two years outside of North Creek. Read more here
  • July 21, 2018 Join the Canoe-In for a Motorless Weller Pond on August 18th. We're organizing a floating protest to demand that Weller Pond and Little Weller Pond, two ponds in the Forest Preserve connected to Middle Saranac Lake, be protected and managed as motorless lakes. Join our flotilla of people power. Read More Here
  • July 13, 2018 PROTECT to honor The Nature Conservancy Heart of the Adirondacks Team for its Historic 161,000-Acre Land Protection Campaign with Howard Zahniser Adirondack Award on July 21, 2018. PROTECT will honor the tremendous work of The Nature Conservancy for its work to protect the crown jewels of the Adirondacks. Read more here

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