Recent Forest Ranger Actions AdirondacksMultiple CountiesPatrols for Public Safety and Increased Visitors: Memorial Day Holiday Weekend brought an influx of visitors to the Adirondacks. In anticipation of this increase, Forest Rangers worked … [Read more...] about Rangers have busy Memorial Day weekend
Department of Environmental Conservation
"Problems are opportunities," retiring DEC Region 5 Director Bob Stegemann says of High Peaks use management efforts. He believes climate change, though, is likely to remain a problem in the park. File photo by Brandon Loomis By Tim Rowland The … [Read more...] about After a decade that reshaped the park, DEC regional director Bob Stegemann retires
By Michael Virtanen Owners of a thirty-mile rail line in the central Adirondacks who sparked controversy by storing dozens of empty tank cars on the tracks say they’re losing money and want to get out. Iowa Pacific Holdings President Ed Ellis … [Read more...] about Iowa Pacific seeks to sell Tahawus rail line
By Noelle Connors In September, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service denied a petition to put the Bicknell’s thrush on the federal list of endangered species. The Bicknell’s is a medium-size (6-7.5 inches) thrush—brown on the back with a white, … [Read more...] about What species in the Adirondacks are endangered?