15 02, 2024

PROTECT argues White Lake Appeal against Adirondack Park Agency

2024-02-17T07:40:50-05:00February 15, 2024|

On Monday January 8, 2024, PROTECT Conservation Director and Counsel Christopher Amato argued an appeal of a trial court’s approval of the permitting by the Adirondack Park Agency (APA) of a new mining operation in [...]

22 01, 2024

PROTECT monitors and researches massive mountaintop mining permit expansion by Barton Mines on Ruby Mountain in the central Adirondacks

2024-02-22T09:42:59-05:00January 22, 2024|

Protect the Adirondacks manages an active independent public oversight program for how state agencies and local governments manage the Adirondack Park. One part of this is monitoring major development projects that come before The Adirondack [...]

26 09, 2022

After independent DNA studies, NYSDEC reverses course and says Cooperstown wolf was a wolf

2022-09-26T13:02:47-04:00September 26, 2022|

On September 21, 2022, after a second independent DNA study confirmed that the wolf killed outside of Cooperstown, New York, was really a wolf, the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) reversed course and announced [...]

6 06, 2017

The Adirondack Lake Assessment Program, a long-term water quality monitoring program, celebrates 20 years in 2017

2022-03-28T12:43:29-04:00June 6, 2017|

The Adirondack Lake Assessment Program (ALAP) celebrates its 20th season this year monitoring the water quality of dozens of lakes and ponds across the Adirondacks. ALAP is a partnership between Protect the Adirondacks and the [...]

9 05, 2017

DEC Exploring Lodging and Dining Facilities at Boreas Ponds

2020-04-09T17:01:39-04:00May 9, 2017|

The Adirondack Park Agency has posted its agenda and materials for its meeting this week (May 11-12th) and there is no action scheduled for the classification of Boreas Ponds or any other Forest Preserve lands. [...]

27 02, 2017

Protect the Adirondacks Supports a new Constitutional Amendment for Camp Gabriels

2023-12-30T03:57:01-05:00February 27, 2017|

1st passage of draft amendment could be accomplished in 2017 Legislation has been introduced by Senator Betty Little Protect the Adirondacks supports a new Constitutional Amendment for Article XIV, Section 1, the "forever wild" clause [...]

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