State Agencies need to comply with historic forever wild decision

The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and Adirondack Park Agency need to comply with the forever wild decision and close illegal trails and restore damaged areas In a landmark decision, the New York Court of [...]

2021-11-29T18:00:45-05:00November 29, 2021|

The Adirondack Park Agency Must Reform and Embrace Transparency

Recently, we saw news that Governor Kathy Hochul has instructed state agencies to develop and submit plans for greater transparency. As we wrote in a related piece, this is good news and welcome news. Protect [...]

2021-10-14T18:35:00-04:00October 14, 2021|

The Department of Environmental Conservation Should Embrace Transparency

Last week, we saw news that Governor Kathy Hochul instructed state agencies to develop and submit plans for greater transparency. This is good news and welcome news. Over the past two decades, state agencies have restricted [...]

2021-10-02T13:58:10-04:00October 2, 2021|

Vote for Ballot Proposal 2 for the Constitutional Amendment for the right to clean air, clean water, and a healthful environment

Vote on November 2, 2021 for Ballot Proposal 2 for the Constitutional Amendment for the right to clean air, clean water, and a healthful environment The purpose of Proposal 2 is to protect public health [...]

2021-11-02T07:05:18-04:00September 22, 2021|

New NYSDEC wide “multi-use” trail in the Catskill Forest Preserve raises serious constitutional issues

Protect the Adirondacks recently visited the proposed multi-use trail in the Sundown Wild Forest in the Catskill Park and a newly recconstructed adjoining trail in the Vernooy Kill State Forest outside the Park. This trail [...]

2021-09-15T12:55:06-04:00September 14, 2021|

Majority of school districts across New York State see declining enrollments 2010-2020

It’s back to school time in the Adirondacks and New York State. One of the things that always happens at this time is reports about school district enrollments year-over-year in a particular area. These stories [...]

2021-09-07T19:32:36-04:00September 7, 2021|

New model sustainable hiking trail on Mount Van Hoevenberg nears completion

This new trail is a model for the High Peaks Wilderness Area and the Forest Preserve In the late summer of 2019, Protect the Adirondacks visited the trail construction project on Mount Van Hoevenberg. Click [...]

2021-08-29T16:39:48-04:00August 29, 2021|

Adirondack Park environmental protection and community vitality priorities for new Governor Kathy Hochul

Protect the Adirondacks congratulates Kathy Hochul, of the Town of Hamburg in Erie County, on becoming the 57th Governor of the State of New York. She is the first female Governor in New York's history. [...]

2021-08-24T09:40:49-04:00August 23, 2021|

Save White Lake: Submit Your Public Comment to the Department of Environmental Conservation by September 17, 2021!

Public Comments Needed Today to Stop the White Lake Granite Quarry The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is taking public comments until September 17th for the new proposed granite quarry in White Lake, in the [...]

2021-11-29T17:39:12-05:00August 19, 2021|
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