16 07, 2021

After historic Court decision against them, the New York Department of Environmental Protection and Adirondack Park Agency have a big job to get back on the right side of forever wild

2021-07-16T15:16:11-04:00July 16, 2021|

The May 4, 2021, decision by the New York Court of Appeals ruled that Class II Community Connector Snowmobile Trails violated Article 14, Section 1, of the New York Constitution. This ruling capped an 8-year [...]

16 07, 2021

Save White Lake: Submit Your Public Comment to the APA Today!

2021-07-18T20:39:24-04:00July 16, 2021|

Public Comments Needed Today to Stop the White Lake Granite Quarry The Adirondack Park Agency (APA) is taking public comments until July 29th for the new proposed granite quarry in White Lake, in the western [...]

14 07, 2021

Class II Trail Construction Caused Enormous Damage to the Forest Preserve

2021-07-14T15:00:00-04:00July 14, 2021|

The first 20 miles of Class II Community Connector Snowmobile Trails that were constructed by the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Adirondack Park Agency (APA) caused substantial damage to the Adirondack Forest Preserve. Class [...]

13 07, 2021

PROTECT honors John Caffry and Claudia Braymer with the Howard Zahniser Adirondack Award 2021

2021-07-13T15:23:38-04:00July 13, 2021|

The Howard Zahniser Adirondack Award recognizes John Caffry’s and Claudia Braymer’s tremendous legal work and leadership over the last eight years to uphold and defend Article 14, Section 1, the forever clause, of the New [...]

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. [...]

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