21 01, 2021

Adirondack environmental groups release shared 2021 legislative priorities

2021-01-21T07:09:02-05:00January 21, 2021|

A joint letters was submitted to state leaders in Albany by Protect the Adirondacks, Adirondack Council, Adirondack Mountain Club, and Adirondack Wild Click here for a copy of the group letter January 15, 2021 Honorable [...]

16 01, 2021

Proposed subdivision of Woodward Lake is a conventional development that fragments an intact forest and rings an Adirondack lake with houses

2021-01-21T07:09:48-05:00January 16, 2021|

Proposed development seeks an APA permit for 32 houses around Woodward Lake in the southern Adirondacks Protect the Adirondacks has a number of concerns about the proposed Adirondack Park Agency (APA) project 2018-123 submitted by New [...]

27 12, 2020

Peter Hornbeck, Master Boatbuilder, Wilderness Advocate, and PROTECT Board Member, 1943-2020

2021-01-14T06:05:24-05:00December 27, 2020|

Peter Hornbeck, founder of Hornbeck Boats and master boatbuilder of lightweight canoes and kayaks with a distinctive red stripe below the gunwales, famous throughout the Adirondacks and beyond, died quietly and unexpectedly at his home in [...]

10 11, 2020

Governor Cuomo should sign the road salt task force bill

2020-11-13T13:49:35-05:00November 10, 2020|

A coalition of Adirondack conservationists is calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign into law a bi-partisan bill that would help reduce road salt pollution and protect drinking water in the Adirondack Park. The legislation [...]

23 10, 2020

10th Mountain Division Proposal to Use Forest Preserve for Training Actions has Many Problems

2020-10-24T08:18:22-04:00October 23, 2020|

The 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum seeks wild areas in the Adirondack Park and the Forest Preserve for intensive air and land training activities In June, the 10th Mountain Division of the U.S. Army, based at [...]

1 09, 2020

Online Trail Guides for 50 Hikes in the Adirondacks

2020-09-06T20:05:03-04:00September 1, 2020|

For Labor Day Weekend, Protect the Adirondacks Published Online Hiking Trail Guides for 50 Terrific Hikes Outside of the Over-Used High Peaks Wilderness. Trails lead to great destinations including mountains, firetowers, waterfalls, bogs, and remote [...]

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