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. Kumbaya says

    Incredible. The epitome of arbitrary and capricious. Absolutely no definition or standard provided. A kindergartener could do better. Just confirms that no man’s/woman’s life, liberty or property are safe while the Legislature is in session.

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