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  • 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
  • July 9, 2018 Public comments needed for new Saranac Lake Wild Forest Area Unit Management Plan by July 13th. The Saranac Lake Wild Forest area is one of the most complicated Forest Preserve areas in the Adirondacks. The APA is taking public comments on the new Unit Management Plan. Send in your letter today
  • July 1, 2018 Register today for the PROTECT 2018 Annual Meeting at The Grange on July 21st. We're holding our 2018 annual members meeting at The Grange in Whallonsburg, in the beautiful Champlain Valley. This meeting includes updates on our conservation and advocacy work, the Howard Zahniser Adirondack Award, and a presentation from writer Tom Butler. Read more here
  • Apply Today Summer staff needed to canvas the Forest Preserve, report on and document overuse and illegal motorized trespasses. Protect the Adirondacks has seasonal positions for people who want to hike and camp throughout the Forest Preserve and monitor conditions. A great job for a great cause. Contact us today! Read more here
  • June 25, 2018 Public comments needed on new High Peaks Wilderness Unit Management Plan amendment. Public comments are needed for the draft UMP amendment for the High Peaks Wilderness to address the integration of newly acquired lands and other issues such as a re-route of the popular trail up Cascade Mountain. Read more here
  • June 20, 2018 Public comments needed for the new Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest Area Unit Management Plan Amendment. Submit your letter today about public access to the Boreas Ponds and other management proposals on the Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest area that stretches across the central Adirondacks. Read more here
  • June 7, 2018 National changes across Rural America shape what's happening in the Adirondacks. The population trends and economic realities of many communities in the Adirondack Park are consistent with population losses and stagnant economic opportunities that dominate vast areas of Rural America. Read more here

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