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.

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  1. MindCrime says

    Just another “Grifter” in the Long line,
    going on back to the 1900’s.
    Mines, Paper-mills, wind generation, solar
    and logging the list goes on and on….
    The environmental, economic and community destruction
    left in their wake are OVERWHELMING.

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