By Gwendolyn Craig Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s resignation announcement on Tuesday had several Adirondack Park groups looking toward a future Hochul administration, rather than reflecting fondly on the past. The 56th governor of New York has been in … [Read more...] about Hochul could bring a ‘new day’ for Adirondacks
Adirondack Explorer Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s departure from office ends more than a 10-year run in which his Adirondack initiatives both buoyed and frustrated environmentalists. Cuomo’s Tuesday announcement that he would resign this month could … [Read more...] about Cuomo’s resignation caps record of Adirondack preservation and strife
Eight months after legislation celebration, a task force has yet to meet over salt By Gwendolyn Craig The state’s road salt task force has a detailed report due to lawmakers on Dec. 1, except there’s a problem—the task force doesn’t … [Read more...] about Road salt task force still without members
By Gwendolyn Craig The Adirondack Park Agency is looking more depleted these days, a concern for both local government officials and environmental advocates as the park faces major issues like climate change, a shortage of affordable housing and … [Read more...] about Adirondack Park chair appointment coming soon?
Staff report The state is hoping volunteers may be part of a solution to cleaner, safer trails this season through a new adopt-a-trailhead program. Members of the public interested in volunteering will act as stewards, educating hikers and … [Read more...] about State seeks volunteers to help with trailhead cleanup, hiker education
By Gwendolyn Craig The Adirondack Council announced several staffing changes on Tuesday, including that Megan Phillips, a senior policy advisor for energy and the environment to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, will become the organization's vice president for … [Read more...] about Cuomo advisor takes post at Adirondack Council