In an appearance in Warren County, Governor Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that he is “100 percent” opposed to the storage of tanker cars on railroad tracks in the Adirondacks. The Glens Falls Post-Star reports that Cuomo, when asked about the tanker … [Read more...] about Cuomo Opposes Tank Cars On Adirondack Line
The parent company of Saratoga and North Creek Railway has begun moving tanker cars into the Adirondacks for storage. Dylan Smith, a North River resident, took the video below on Tuesday. He described them as "just old tankers--some rusty, some not, … [Read more...] about Railway Moves Tanker Cars Into Adirondacks
Last weekend I was returning from Nubble Cliff in the Giant Mountain Wilderness when I passed a tent on the southeast shore of the Giant’s Washbowl and heard someone breaking branches or dead trees, presumably gathering wood for a … [Read more...] about Should Campfires Be Banned In Forest Preserve?
The Open Space Institute has purchased a 618-acre parcel along Lake Champlain, including 4,000 feet of shoreline, and plans to sell it to the state to be added to the forever-wild Forest Preserve. The property lies across from Schuyler Island, an … [Read more...] about State To Buy 618 Acres Along Lake Champlain
The state has added the historic Marion River carry to the Forest Preserve, ending a long-running dispute over the ownership of 216 parcels of land near the hamlet of Raquette Lake. The deal secures a five-hundred-yard trail used by paddlers … [Read more...] about State Adds Marion River Carry To Adirondack Forest Preserve
Adirondack Wilderness Advocates has sent the Adirondack Park Agency a detailed paper, replete with photos, maps, and charts, arguing for a Wilderness classification for nearly all of the 20,758-acre Boreas Ponds Tract. The 46-page document also … [Read more...] about Adirondack Wilderness Advocates Issues Boreas Analysis