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The Call of the Loon

In March, the New York State High Peaks Wilderness Overuse Advisory Group issued final recommendations calling for immediate actions to manage overuse to preserve wilderness and protect public safety in the Adirondack High Peaks Wilderness Area. Created in 2019, this group was comprised of state agency appointees, local businesses, local government, wilderness experts, and tourism organizations. The Council’s former Deputy Director Rocci Aguirre and staff from the Adirondack Mountain Club were members. The Council applauds actions that have already been taken to enact some of these recommendations and urges continued efforts........Read more.

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