6 07, 2020

Debate over amendments to Article 14 in the NYS Constitution in 2020, Part 5: how New York’s lead environmental agency acted as a private lobbyist for NYCO Minerals, Inc, to assist the mining company in an amendment to mine the Forest Preserve

2020-07-06T07:36:34-04:00July 6, 2020|

This is the last article in a 5-part series on possible amendments in 2020 to Article 14, Section 1, of the NYS Constitution, the famed forever wild provision. This article looks back at the amendment [...]

2 07, 2020

Debate over amendments to Article 14 in the NYS Constitution in 2020, Part 4: an overview of the issues entangled in a possible amendment for Cathead Mountain in southern Hamilton County

2020-07-06T07:34:24-04:00July 2, 2020|

This is the fourth article in a series that looks at three possible constitutional amendments to Article 14, Section 1 that are being debated in 2020. This article looks at the issue of utilizing Forest [...]

2 07, 2020

Two months after Memorial Day and the re-opening of the North Country, COVID-19 rates remain low

2020-07-28T16:01:30-04:00July 2, 2020|

Updated July 28, 2020 Since the state's first documented case on March 1st, Coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread to all corners of New York State. As of state reporting through July 27th there were 412,878 confirmed [...]

1 07, 2020

Debate over amendments to Article 14 in the NYS Constitution in 2020, Part 3: amendment is needed to remove the former state prison at Camp Gabriels from the Forest Preserve

2020-07-01T20:35:04-04:00July 1, 2020|

Protect the Adirondacks has reviewed the options for the future of the Camp Gabriels complex, a former state prison in the Town of Brighton in Franklin County in the northern Adirondack Park. The site is [...]

26 06, 2020

Debate over amendments to Article 14 in the NYS Constitution in 2020, Part 2: amendment is needed to clean up violations at the Mt. Van Hoevenberg Olympic Winter Sports complex

2020-06-26T14:11:38-04:00June 26, 2020|

Protect the Adirondacks has long believed that an amendment to Article 14, Section 1 is needed for the Mt. Van Hoevenberg Winter Olympic Sports Complex At the Mt. Van Hoevenberg Winter Olympic Sports Complex, the [...]

24 06, 2020

Debate over amendments to Article 14 in the NYS Constitution in 2020, Part 1: amendments have come to be a necessary tool for managing the Adirondack Park

2020-07-21T15:02:32-04:00June 24, 2020|

Article 14, Section 1, of the New York Constitution, the famed “Forever Wild” provision, has been amended 16 times since 1938. It has been amended five times since 2007, making this period the most active [...]

15 06, 2020

Register for the Annual Membership Meeting on July 18th

2020-07-19T08:04:44-04:00June 15, 2020|

The 2020 Annual Membership Meeting of Protect the Adirondacks! is set for July 18th and will be an online gathering in order to protect participants from the spread of COVID-19. Please see information below with [...]

10 06, 2020

Protect the Adirondacks Stands in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter

2020-06-23T15:16:19-04:00June 10, 2020|

Protect the Adirondacks stands in solidarity with the quest for equality and justice in the Black Lives Matter movement that is transforming American society. This is a major moment in American history where a number [...]

5 06, 2020

Article 14, Section 1, of the NYS Constitution, the forever wild provision, has been amended 16 times since 1938

2020-06-05T13:54:11-04:00June 5, 2020|

Article XIV, Section 1, of the New York Constitution, the famed forever wild provision, has been amended 16 times since 1938. It has been amended five times since 2007, making this period the most active [...]

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