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DEC begins Superfund cleanup in Lake Flower

Visitors to Saranac Lake this summer will be greeted by an unpretty sight: six hundred feet of green fencing, construction cranes, and a giant temporary… >>More

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Controversial road work near Long Lake almost done

Work on a controversial road project along state Route 30 between Tupper Lake and Long Lake is scheduled to wrap up by the end of… >>More

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Big Tupper project moves forward

After spending millions on litigation and permitting, the developers began road construction last fall after securing final permits. The regulatory process with the Adirondack Park… >>More


The Video Room

Timelapse of hikers on Cascade Mountain

Timelapse video from a busy September weekend in 2017 on Cascade Mountain. About 550 hikers visited the summit on this… >>More

News Releases

Forest rangers rescue Adirondack hikers

Forest rangers rescue hikers on Treadway Mountain, Huckleberry Mountain, and Porter Mountain during the week of May 14-20. Following is… >>More

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Tank cars near Boreas River

Is rail car storage violating Wild, Scenic and Recreational Rivers System Act?

Adirondack Wild and the nonprofit law firm Earthjustice are urging the Adirondack Park Agency (APA) in a letter to use… >>More

Outdoor Recreation

Snow Factory Mount Van Hoevenberg

Giving winter a hand at Mount Van Ho

Mount Van Hoevenberg manager Kris Cheney-Seymour said the short ski season goaded the center to find a way to stay… >>More


ATV ruling against street use

A state judge has ruled that a village near the Adirondack Park improperly allowed all-terrain vehicles to operate on two… >>More

Adirondack Almanack

Gibson: State Rushing Process For High Peaks, Boreas Plans

I’d like to recognize the Adirondack Daily Enterprise for its recent editorial “APA, DEC Skimp on Public Meetings.” The newspaper… >>More

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