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Join Us for the Adirondack Environmental Lobby Day on February 10th in Albany

We need you to come and help lobby Legislators to defend and protect the Adirondack Park! Sign up to join in for Environmental Lobby Day, Monday February 10, 2020, at the State Capitol in Albany, NY. Come [...]

2020-04-09T12:14:06-04:00January 12, 2020|

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

Adirondack Park and Upstate New York Population Trends Mirror National Trends

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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