Since 1970, the league, has identified important environmental legislation and then rated lawmakers strictly by counting the number of pro- and anti-environmental votes on each bill.
The advocacy group AdkAction and two local paddlers, Tyler Merriam and Scott McKim, have asked the state for $404,000 in Downtown Revitalization Initiative funds.
Cuomo’s picks for the agency, while fine as individuals, did not make up a team with the credentials to forge strong stewardship of the Adirondacks, environmental groups said.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on June 14 the state would award $2.8 million to projects for research, lake management plans and terrestrial and aquatic invasive species prevention in 11 different regions.
Tributes to Gary Randorf on Wednesday focused on his deliberate, modest and agreeable style while advocating for protections to the forest preserve and wilderness that he photographed for decades.
On June 15 at 1:24 a.m., Central Dispatch received a call from Tupper Lake Police requesting assistance in locating a 62-year-old male last seen at his residence on June 12.
Adirondack paddlers have had much to celebrate in recent years as the state’s acquisition of former Finch, Pruyn lands has opened up spectacular waterways to the public, including Boreas Ponds and the Essex Chain Lakes. But another land deal two decades ago did as much, perhaps more, for canoeists and kayakers.
The state created the new regulations due to congested shoulders creating safety hazards for bicyclists and pedestrians forced into vehicle lanes. In past hiking seasons, hundreds of cars lined the shoulders of Route 73.
“We’ll figure something out, either a partnership or a sale,” ownership leader Michael Foxman said. “It’s a pause, if you will.”
North Elba was not included in decisions made on the Mount Van Hoevenberg project up to this point, according to several board members.