The stewardship program began in 1999 when property owners around the St. Regis lakes raised concerns about protecting their lake chain. Through their private donations, Paul Smith’s began hiring boat stewards for inspecting boats as they entered those waters
A new group–Adirondack Wilderness Advocates–is seeking nonprofit status, raising the question of what niche it and several other Adirondack groups fill.
Tributes to Gary Randorf on Wednesday focused on his deliberate, modest and agreeable style while advocating for protections to the forest preserve and wilderness that he photographed for decades.
“Sustainable farms, local food and local businesses are essential to the park’s quality of life,” Adirondack Council Executive Director William Janeway said
Protect the Adirondacks and Adirondack Wild last week filed a state court challenge in Warren County arguing that the New York Department of Environmental Conservation violated state law in granting itself a variance to build a 9-foot-wide trail and a 12-foot-wide bridge on the Cedar River north of Indian Lake.
Federal inaction on Midwestern pollution controls represents a threat of returned acid rain deposition in the Adirondacks, according to Sen. Chuck Shchumer.