About Zachary Matson

Zachary Matson has been an environmental reporter for the Explorer since October 2021. He is focused on the many issues impacting water and the people, plants and wildlife that rely on it in the Adirondack Park. Zach worked at daily newspapers in Missouri, Arizona and New York for nearly a decade, most recently working as the education reporter for six years at the Daily Gazette in Schenectady.

Reader Interactions


  1. David Gibson says

    The Appellate Court’s decision should serve as a strong reminder to the Adirondack Park Agency that its wetland protection authority, granted 50 years ago, and APA’s wetland regulations remain necessary and must not be sidestepped.

  2. Mike says

    Wow, Totally shocked. I thought after the ACR fiasco the APA was going to give the Green Light to anyone for anything anytime.

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