Adirondack advocates press managers to act on carrying capacity studies By Zachary Matson When state officials in 2013 detailed a plan to upgrade Second Pond Boat Launch, the primary public access to the Saranac Chain of Lakes, they noted … [Read more...] about How many boats is too many?
The Adirondack Park Agency Act directs the state Department of Environmental Conservation to create management plans for units under the department's jurisdiction. The Adirondack Park Agency must review the plans for their conformance with the … [Read more...] about What is a unit management plan?
New rules result from state’s snowmobile trail litigation loss By Gwendolyn Craig More than two years after the New York State Court of Appeals ruled some snowmobile trails planned for in the Adirondack Park violated the state constitution, … [Read more...] about State adopts new forest preserve tree-cutting policy
Application to fire howitzer remains incomplete By Gwendolyn Craig The owner of a former Atlas F nuclear missile silo in Lewis is still hoping for Adirondack Park Agency approval to test-fire military artillery made at Benét Laboratories in … [Read more...] about APA continues review of weapons test range in Lewis
State says campers are bypassing 14-night limit By Gwendolyn Craig The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is working on ways to thwart campers who skirt its 14-night reservation limit, and one experiment could start at Rollins … [Read more...] about DEC considers testing longer stays at Adirondack campground
Cost jumps to $11 million on public safety project By Gwendolyn Craig The 126-year-old Indian Lake Stone Dam, one of the state’s “high hazard” dams, is slated for much-needed repairs this fall. The Hudson River-Black River Regulating District … [Read more...] about Indian Lake Stone Dam repairs to begin in October