14 06, 2021

Register Today: 2021 Annual Meeting set for the Garnet Hill Lodge in North River on July 17, 2021

2021-06-14T16:24:06-04:00June 14, 2021|

2021 Annual Meeting will be held outdoors, under a tent, and socially distanced, on the lawn of the Garnet Hill Lodge in North River, just outside of North Creek in Warren County. The event runs from 10 [...]

7 06, 2021

PROTECT supports legislation to make Aquatic Invasive Species Transport Law permanent and strengthen programs for spread prevention

2021-06-07T17:20:33-04:00June 7, 2021|

A.7735a/S.7010c “AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to aquatic invasive species inspection stations and spread prevention efforts; and to amend chapter 330 of the laws of 2014, amending the environmental conservation [...]

30 05, 2021

A review of the new Adirondack Mountain Reserve parking reservation system

2021-05-30T10:34:08-04:00May 30, 2021|

The new parking reservation system to hike the trails on the Adirondack Mountain Reserve is easy to use. by Peter Bauer Three days before Memorial Day Weekend, a partly cloudy, but warm Tuesday, I decided [...]

28 05, 2021

The new multi-use public recreation trail construction begins from Lake Placid to Tupper Lake

2021-05-30T09:55:32-04:00May 28, 2021|

Dreaming about the new public recreation trail from Lake Placid to Tupper Lake by Peter Bauer I recently walked the stretch of the Remsen to Lake Placid Railroad corridor from where it crosses the Old [...]

9 05, 2021

Time for NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Adirondack Park Agency, and Cuomo Administration to Get on the Right Side of Forever Wild

2021-05-13T13:20:11-04:00May 9, 2021|

New York's Highest Court strikes down Cuomo Administration and Department of Environmental Conservation/Adirondack Park Agency plans to build 300 miles of controversial wide snowmobile trails in the Adirondack Forest Preserve The forever wild protection of the [...]

4 05, 2021

Victory: New York’s Highest Court Rules in Favor of Protect the Adirondacks, Finds Cuomo Administration Violated Forever Wild Clause of State Constitution

2021-06-05T09:11:28-04:00May 4, 2021|

The Cuomo Administration’s plan to expand motorized use on the public Forest Preserve in the Adirondacks by building hundreds of miles of wide Class II snowmobile trails was ruled unconstitutional by the state’s highest court. [...]

5 04, 2021

Thoughts on Adirondack Population Recruitment Strategies

2021-05-07T15:30:57-04:00April 5, 2021|

Recruitment of new people to live in Adirondack communities is all the buzz. It’s a central focus of the Common Ground Alliance, which contracted for a plan of action for communities with ambitions to recruit [...]

24 03, 2021

Oral Arguments at the Court of Appeals was the Last Stop in PROTECT’s 8-Year Legal Fight to Defend Forever Wild

2021-04-25T12:00:42-04:00March 24, 2021|

Oral arguments were made on March 23, 2021 at the New York Court of Appeals in lawsuit by Protect the Adirondacks against the Department of Environmental Conservation and Adirondack Park Agency over alleged heavy tree [...]

14 03, 2021

New York State Assembly and State Senate Release Budgets with Big News for Adirondack Park

2021-03-14T16:32:03-04:00March 14, 2021|

The New York State Assembly hit a home run in its fiscal year 2021-22 New York State budget with the historic increase of the Environmental Protection Fund. The New York State Senate hit one out of [...]

12 03, 2021

Thoughts on the High Peaks Strategic Planning Advisory Committee final report

2021-03-12T11:16:25-05:00March 12, 2021|

New High Peaks Advisory Group report calls for broad, long-term reforms of Forest Preserve management. The eagerly awaited final report of the High Peaks Strategic Planning Advisory Group (HPAG) is out. It was worth the [...]

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