8 01, 2020

PROTECT Applauds Governor Cuomo’s Proposal for a $3 Billion Restore Mother Nature Bond Act

2020-04-09T12:19:25-04:00January 8, 2020|

Bond Act would fund land protection, habitat restoration, clean water projects, fishery protections, expand renewable energy resources, and protect wildlife habitat, among many other green projects Bond Act would be voted on in November 2020 [...]

2 01, 2020

Protect the Adirondacks lays out an ambitious 2020 agenda to meet key challenges facing the Adirondack Park

2020-04-09T12:34:56-04:00January 2, 2020|

Protect the Adirondacks has organized and is implementing a 2020 Agenda for the Adirondack Park that aims to expand protections of our environment while improving the quality of life and economy in local communities. This [...]

1 01, 2020

Adirondack Park and Upstate New York Population Trends Mirror National Trends

2020-01-06T07:40:48-05:00January 1, 2020|

The 2018 population estimates by US Census are out, which look at changes in the last decade since 2010. The Census reports that New York's population in these years is estimated to have grown by [...]

28 12, 2019

2019 was a big year for the Adirondack Park and Protect the Adirondacks!

2020-04-09T12:35:59-04:00December 28, 2019|

2019 saw a number of key victories that advanced protections for the Adirondack Park. Protect the Adirondacks not only played a key role in helping to win these new protections, but we also worked to [...]

12 12, 2019

Read “Vital Victories”, PROTECT’s annual report for 2018-19

2020-04-09T14:38:49-04:00December 12, 2019|

Letter from PROTECT Board Chair Chuck Clusen outlines accomplishments of 2019 and challenges of 2020. Click here to read our new Annual Report 2018-19. Dear PROTECT members: We're only a few months from 2020, the [...]

10 12, 2019

Protect the Adirondacks and coalition of green groups acts to defend Forest Rangers

2020-04-09T14:48:30-04:00December 10, 2019|

A coalition of Adirondack Park and Catskill Park groups call upon the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation to manage the NYS Forest Rangers as a separate bureau and not merge this uniquely trained group of [...]

20 11, 2019

APA Act needs to be reformed to require conservation development design and review standards for major new subdivisions to protect Adirondack forests and open spaces

2020-04-09T15:44:55-04:00November 20, 2019|

Protect the Adirondacks is pushing for an amendment to the Adirondack Park Agency (APA) Act to preserve the ecological integrity, wildlife and open space in the Adirondack Park. The bill would strengthen the Adirondack Park [...]

15 11, 2019

It’s time to build the Hudson River Bike Trail, a new 55-mile-long multi-use public recreation trail from Saratoga Springs to North Creek

2020-04-09T16:31:26-04:00November 15, 2019|

It's time to build the Hudson River Bike Trail. A tremendous opportunity exists for the communities in the southern Adirondack Park to build what would be one of the great multi-use public recreation trails in [...]

7 11, 2019

PROTECT cheers Governor Cuomo’s statement of concern about the inadequate management and poor trail conditions in the High Peaks Wilderness and the Forest Preserve

2020-04-09T16:34:38-04:00November 7, 2019|

On November 6th, Governor Andrew Cuomo talked about the management of the public Forest Preserve in the Adirondacks, with a focus on the heavily used and extremely popular High Peaks Wilderness area. His comments were [...]

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