Yesterday, I reported that the roads in the Moose River Plains would not open in time for Memorial Day weekend. A few minutes ago I received a news release from the state Department of Environmental Conservation saying some of the roads would open … [Read more...] about Some Moose River Plains roads will open
The state Department of Environmental Conservation proposes to ban gas-powered motorboats on Thirteenth Lake on the edge of the Siamese Ponds Wilderness. DEC says it has received numerous complaints about the noise and pollution caused by motorboats … [Read more...] about DEC proposes to ban gas motors on 13th Lake
Because of damage caused by flooding, the roads in the Moose River Plains will not be open for Memorial Day weekend, according to the state Department of Environmental Conservation. DEC spokesman David Winchell said work crews have not yet … [Read more...] about Forest Preserve road closures
Governor Andrew Cuomo came to Lake Placid on Wednesday to push the three initiatives of his “People First” agenda: a property-tax cap, ethics reform, and gay marriage. Cuomo delivered a polished speech, with graphics, to a packed room in the … [Read more...] about Cuomo pushes agenda in Lake Placid
The Adirondack Nature Conservancy has been cleared of wrongdoing in a probe of state land deals sparked by an article in the New York Post more than a year ago. “We were happy to cooperate with the investigation, and we are pleased with the … [Read more...] about Nature Conservancy cleared in land inquiry
Imagine how the High Peaks Wilderness would change if people were allowed to drive to Marcy Dam or Indian Pass. The Adirondack Park Agency raises this possibility in a legal brief filed last week in the long and convoluted dispute over the Old … [Read more...] about Driving to Marcy Dam?