By PHIL BROWN The road to Boreas Ponds just got a lot shorter, which should enable more paddlers to enjoy the spectacular views of the High Peaks this fall. Last Friday the state Department of Environmental Conservation opened Gulf Brook Road … [Read more...] about Improved Boreas Ponds access opens
By MIKE LYNCH Adirondack Wilderness Advocates came together in 2016 to join the Boreas Ponds classification struggle, but are sticking together to work on more wildland issues. The group officially filed to incorporate in March, and its members … [Read more...] about Adirondack Wilderness Advocates to carry on beyond Boreas
Environmental groups vow to fight state proposal to establish lodging facilities deep inside 20,758-acre tract By Phil Brown Environmental groups are alarmed by a conceptual proposal floated by the Cuomo administration to establish lodging … [Read more...] about Beds at Boreas Ponds?
The former Finch, Pruyn tracts offer many options for cross- country tours with spectacular views. By TONY GOODWIN Over the past five years, the unprecedented addition of sixty-five thousand acres of former Finch, Pruyn lands to the Forest … [Read more...] about Ski trips on new state lands
APA’s proposals for classifying Boreas Ponds Tract all assume the state will need motor-vehicle access to maintain a concrete spillway built in the 1990s. By PHIL BROWN The Adirondack Park Agency held public hearings on Boreas Ponds at … [Read more...] about Boreas dam drives debate
Eight environmental groups want most of the Boreas Ponds Tract added to High Peaks Wilderness, but local officials have other ideas. By Phil Brown In 1936, the conservationist Bob Marshall made a list of forty-eight forested areas in the … [Read more...] about A bigger wilderness