The Adirondack Park Agency said it would continue to support green energy and would evaluate projects based on existing rules.
Adirondack Wilderness Advocates came together during the Boreas Pond classification hearings, and even though that debate is in the past, its members plan to stick together to work together on future issues.
Nearly two-thirds of registered voters surveyed in April said the single-use plastic bag ban that state lawmakers approved this year will be good for New York.
In recent years, the number of black bears with mange appears to be on the rise in several Northeastern states, including New York and Pennsylvania, according to the DEC. As a result, wildlife biologists throughout the Northeast are monitoring the situation more closely, and searching for potential treatment options.
Along with parking restrictions, which the state began enforcing last year in the Chapel Pond area, DEC wants to rate hikes for their degree of difficulty and get this information into the hotels so tourists will be less likely to attempt climbs that are beyond their capabilities.
The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is advising the public to be alert for two captive black bears that escaped from the Adirondack Wildlife Refuge in Wilmington.
Rangers respond to injured hiker near Lake George and wildfires downstate.
Crown Point serves a broad variety of interests, but is generally considered to have even more unrealized potential.
The Hanging Spear Falls loop is probably the best backcountry ski tour in the Adirondacks that no one knows about. It’s surprising that it’s not on more cross-country skiing lists, because it integrates some of the best of the southern High Peaks: lots of views of mountains, a ski across the dramatic Flowed Lands, and an exciting ski out along the Calamity Brook Trail.
The Garden parking lot in Keene Valley will be closed to motor vehicles because Johns Brook Bridge is slated to be replaced. Work on the bridge will begin this spring and continue until late summer.