2020 US Census: More than half of all U.S. Counties lost population 2010 to 2020

Among Adirondack Park leaders, blaming the Park, the Forest Preserve, environmental protections, and environmental groups, is fashionable. Population trends are often cited, along with things like school district trends, to substantiate this narrative. Hardly ever [...]

2021-08-17T12:11:54-04:00August 17, 2021|

Sun Community News gets it right in criticism of secret deal making by state agencies and local governments

Adirondack Park management and policymaking would benefit enormously from openness and transparency In its August 12, 2021 edition the Sun Community News ran the editorial below. The embers of a court case disallowing Class II [...]

2021-08-14T19:50:42-04:00August 14, 2021|

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

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 [...]

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

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

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, [...]

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

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, [...]

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

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 [...]

2021-09-10T11:07:14-04:00July 16, 2021|

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

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 [...]

2021-08-19T12:15:54-04:00July 16, 2021|

Class II Trail Construction Caused Enormous Damage to the Forest Preserve

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 [...]

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

PROTECT honors John Caffry and Claudia Braymer with the Howard Zahniser Adirondack Award 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 [...]

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