12 08, 2021

US Census: Saratoga, Hamilton and Warren Counties all post 2020 population gains in first release of new data

2021-08-17T12:03:36-04:00August 12, 2021|

The US Census released its first cut at the 2020 decennial census last week. This data is limited, delivered for the purpose of redistricting for statewide and federal elected representatives. Much more detailed data will be [...]

6 08, 2021

Protect the Adirondacks rebuts false claims and distortions by Adirondack local government leader about recent historic forever wild court decision

2021-08-12T17:26:11-04:00August 6, 2021|

12 Ways That Indian Lake Town Supervisor Brian Wells Gets The Historic Forever Wild Decision All Wrong In an op-ed run in the Albany Times Union on August 1, 2021, and in the Adirondack Almanack, [...]

27 07, 2021

Long stretch of the South Branch of the Grasse River Protected as New York State buys 947 acres of Forest Preserve and 7,047 acres of Conservation Easements

2021-08-29T20:23:22-04:00July 27, 2021|

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES $4.3 MILLION ACQUISITION OF 8,000 ACRES TO PROTECT GRASS RIVER AND WORKING FORESTS IN ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY  Newly Acquired 947-Acre Forest Preserve Parcel and 7,047-Acre Conservation Easement Will Permanently Protect Water Quality, [...]

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

2021-09-10T11:07:14-04:00July 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!

2021-08-19T12:15:54-04:00July 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 [...]

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