What were the biggest storylines of the year for the Adirondack Park in 2017? Our staff has compiled a top 10 list. The news ranged from issues related to High Peaks Overuse, a problem that has surfaced in recent years and continued last year, to … [Read more...] about Top Storylines of 2017
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