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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
  • Canopy-Icon August 21, 2015  Sign up as an E-Activist and help defend the Adirondack Park and the forever wild Forest Preserve. Sign up today as an E-Activist and help to defend the great forests, beautiful waters, wildlife and "forever wild" Forest Preserve in the Adirondack Park. We need you to get involved and help make a difference. Read more here
  • Sanford-Lake-Railline-icon August 4, 2015  Many questions about new proposal to store used oil tanker cars on the Sanford Lake Rail Line south of Tahawus Mine. Many questions arise from controversial new proposal to use parts of the Sanford Lake Rail Line, owned by the Saratoga & North Creek Railway, for long-term storage of used oil tanker cars, 300 - 500 or more. Read more here
  • SummerScenes-Icon July 30, 2015  Beautiful summer scenes of the mountains, forests, and waters across the Adirondack Park. PROTECT has posted a bunch of beautiful wild scenes of lush forests, wild and quiet lakes, ponds and streams, and mountaintops from across the Adirondack Park for your viewing pleasure. Now is the time to explore the wilds of the Adirondacks. See more here
  • DefendingForestPreserve-iconJuly 20, 2015 Public comments on new Essex Chain Lakes Complex UMP needed by July 27th. The DEC is taking public comments on a series of controversial proposals for the Essex Chain Lakes area to vastly expand motor vehicle use in the Forest Preserve and violate a series of existing laws and policies. Read more here
  • Article-XIV-Icon July 19, 2015 Article XIV, Section 1 of NYS Constitution has been amended 15 times since 1938 Constitutional Convention. Here's a list of Article XIV, Section 1 Constitutional Amendments approved since 1938. Four have been passed since 2007 and more are in the works, making this period is the most active in the history of the Forest Preserve for such amendments. Read more here
  • OK-Slip-Falls-Event-Icon July 15, 2015 Register today for new Forever Wild Benefit featuring a guided hike to OK Slips Falls and raft trip on the Hudson River. This will be a terrific and fun event that visits beautiful parts of New York's newest Wilderness Area. We'll be guided by the pros at Square Eddy Expeditions in North Creek. Read more here
  • Gray-Wolf-Icon July 15, 2015 PROTECT calls on NYS DEC to study the feasibility of reintroducing wolves and cougars as part of the draft Wildlife Action Plan. PROTECT calls upon state leaders to include a study of the reintroduction of wolves and cougars to New York and the Adirondacks as part of the draft 2015 State Wildlife Action Plan. Read more here
  • RiversAct-Icon July 8, 2015 PROTECT calls on the Adirondack Park Agency to uphold the Wild, Scenic and Recreational Rivers Act and reject new bridge and snowmobile trail over the Boreas River. PROTECT finds that a proposed new bridge over the Boreas River, a protected Scenic River under the Rivers Act, violates state law and calls on the APA to reject this new bridge. Read more here
  • Cougar-icon July 2, 2015 Special presentation at Paul Smith's College VIC on Sunday July 5th at 11:00 AM "Restoring the Big East with Big Beasts: Ecosystem Recovery and Economic Sustainability in Adirondack Park." PROTECT hosts the Cougar Rewilding Foundation to make the case for reintroduction of these big cats to the Adirondacks. Read more here
  • FinchLands-Icon July 1, 2015 Protect the Adirondacks calls for the state to remove the Polaris Bridge and restore the wild Hudson River. Retention of the controversial Polaris Bridge over the Hudson River will lead to long-term natural resource degradation by linking it to new road-like snowmobile trails cut through a wild trailless part of the Forest Preserve. A better choice is to let the wild Hudson River run free. Read more here

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