1 03, 2021

Conservation Development Design Standards are badly needed for major subdivisions regulated by the Adirondack Park Agency

2021-03-01T17:44:36-05:00March 1, 2021|

Current Legislation in the State Assembly and State Senate seeks to reform the APA Act to protect open space and prevent forest and habitat fragmentation. This would be the most important revision of the APA [...]

18 02, 2021

PROTECT supports removal of the dilapidated Debar Lodge and the ecological restoration of the site

2021-03-01T14:15:22-05:00February 18, 2021|

The State of New York Proposes a new 41-acre "Day Use Area" at Debar Lodge and Debar Pond, while supporters of keeping the dilapidated complex of buildings seek an Article 14 amendment for 6 acres [...]

12 02, 2021

Adirondack Park Virtual Environmental Lobby Day February 25-26, 2021

2021-02-17T09:52:25-05:00February 12, 2021|

Join Us for Two Virtual Lobby Days to Lobby New York State Leaders for Adirondack Priorities We need you to help us lobby New York State Senators and Assemblymembers to defend and protect the Adirondack Park! [...]

29 01, 2021

PROTECT testifies at NYS Legislature Budget Hearing for Environmental Conservation

2021-01-29T14:19:43-05:00January 29, 2021|

NYS Assembly-Senate Environmental Conservation Budget Hearing on January 27, 2021 via Zoom January 27, 2021 Hon. Liz Krueger, Chair NYS Senate Finance Committee 172 State Street, Capitol Building Room 416 Capitol Albany, NY 12247 Hon. Helene [...]

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 [...]

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