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18 10, 2019

Article 14 and cutting small diameter trees on the Forest Preserve

2019-10-24T06:47:48-04:00October 18, 2019|

In the July 2019 legal decision in favor of Protect the Adirondacks, regarding the constitutionality of excessive tree cutting by state agencies to build a network of Class II community connector snowmobile trails in the [...]

10 10, 2019

New hiking trails in the High Peaks Wilderness showcase sustainable designs and a wilderness ethos

2019-12-27T15:28:57-05:00October 10, 2019|

These new hiking trail designs have vastly improved the state of the art for building sustainable and safe trails in Wilderness areas. New sustainable trails also harmonize wilderness values with popular hiking trails that see [...]

19 08, 2019

Protect the Adirondacks plans to cross-appeal Appellate Division, Third Department, decision on Article 14 lawsuit

2019-09-12T13:32:04-04:00August 19, 2019|

Protect the Adirondacks will defend the Appellate Division ruling that the State is appealing, which held that the amount of tree cutting by the State on the Forest Preserve violated Article 14, Section 1, and [...]

23 07, 2019

Questions surround new Frontier Town Campground trail system

2019-10-21T16:02:04-04:00July 23, 2019|

The new Frontier Town state campground was opened to great fanfare just before the July 4th holiday this year. The campground is now fully developed with campsites, trails, and amenities such as showers, playgrounds, horse [...]

20 07, 2019

Protect the Adirondacks honors John Nemjo of Mountainmain Outdoor Supply Company with the Adirondack Green Business Award

2020-02-04T11:44:57-05:00July 20, 2019|

Protect the Adirondacks was proud to honor John Nemjo, proprietor of Mountainman Outdoor Supply Company, which sells canoe and kayaks and outdoor recreational clothing and equipment at locations in Old Forge and Saratoga Springs, with [...]

20 07, 2019

Protect the Adirondacks honors the Wildlife Conservation Society Adirondack Program with the Howard Zahniser Adirondack Award

2019-11-12T08:48:05-05:00July 20, 2019|

On Saturday, July 20, 2019, Protect the Adirondacks presented the Howard Zahniser Adirondack Award to the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Adirondack Program. For 20 years the WCS Adirondack Program was the leader in scientific research [...]

14 07, 2019

It’s time to build and staff a High Peaks Information Center

2019-10-21T16:03:03-04:00July 14, 2019|

I recently visited the rest areas on Northway that have been hyped as information hubs for the Adirondack Park as a tourism destination and as locations that will guide the public about hiking in the [...]

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