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  • Cuomo-icon March 10, 2017 State delays action on the classification of the Boreas Ponds as Governor Cuomo develops plans for extensive motorized access. State agencies are in disarray as they approach a proposal for future management of the Boreas Ponds. Cuomo seeks to build new motorized campground near the Boreas Ponds. Read more here
  • Coyote-icon March 6, 2017 PROTECT opposes new legislation to authorize live cable restraints for trapping and hunting in New York. This bad bill comes up every year. It seeks to legislate cruelty and bad science for the capture of coyotes, red fox, grey fox, raccoon, beaver and bobcat, among other animals. Lets defeat it again. Read more here
  • Campaign-for-Wilderness-Icon March 3, 2017 The Cuomo Administration delays decision on the classification of the Boreas Ponds. The Cuomo Administration and the Adirondack Park Agency and Department of Environmental Conservation have postponed action of the classification of the Boreas Ponds. They appear unable to craft a workable plan. Read more here
  • RaquetteRiver-icon February 27, 2017 Protect the Adirondacks Supports a new Constitutional Amendment for Camp Gabriels. PROTECT supports a new constitutional amendment for the state to sell the former Camp Gabriels prison outside of Paul Smith's. An amendment requires passage by two successive Legislature; 1st passage could be in 2017. Read more here
  • DefendingForestPreserve-icon February 1, 2017 Supreme Court Judge orders trial for lawsuit over the future of Forever Wild. Trial to be held on issues involving the permissible level of tree cutting on the Forest Preserve and whether the construction of class II snowmobile trails constitutes an improper use of the Forest Preserve due to dramatic changes in terrain. Read more here
  • 2013CWB-Icon January 18, 2017 Highlights from Governor Cuomo's 2017-18 proposed new state budget. The newly proposed New York State budget includes historically high levels of environmental spending, including the Environmental Protection Fund, as well as support for major projects in the Adirondack Park. Read more here
  • Campaign-for-Wilderness-Icon December 30, 2016 Public comments on Boreas Ponds classification. The hearing deadline for public comments closed on December 30th. We thank the many people who filed comments and made a stand for a wild motorless Boreas Ponds and creation of a new West Stony Creek Wilderness area. Read more here
  • Wilderness-Sign December 29, 2016 National Importance of Wilderness in the Adirondack Forest Preserve. East of the Mississippi River there's 120 acres of developed lands for every acre of federal or state Wilderness. More than 1/3 of the protected Wilderness is in the Adirondack and Catskill Forest Preserves. This shows why Adirondack Wilderness is so important. Read more here
  • DefendingForestPreserve-icon December 10, 2016 Last round of legal papers submitted in landmark lawsuit that will shape the future of the Forest Preserve. Last round of legal papers filed in the lawsuit challenging road-like trails on the Forest Preserve that require cutting down and destroying tens of thousands of trees. Read more here
  • DefendingForestPreserve-icon November 8, 2016 New round of 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 "Replies" for a Motion for Summary Judgment in Article 14 lawsuit on constitutionality of state's network of roadlike snowmobile trails. Read more here
  • knotweed-icon October 13, 2016 New APA-DEC class II community connector snowmobile trails infested with invasive species. One unfortunate byproduct of the highly disruptive construction of class II community connector snowmobile trails is the spread of invasive species. We've documented two infestations. Read more here

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