Posting for deputy director promises path to top job By Zachary Matson Protect the Adirondacks, a key nonprofit in Adirondack advocacy, is in the market for a new deputy director with a line on replacing Peter Bauer as the organization’s … [Read more...] about Protect the Adirondacks lays groundwork for succession plan
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Court reserves decision on whether quarry mine needs further review By Megan Plete Postol The decision whether to mandate a formal hearing on the White Lake quarry project is on hold, pending a judge’s deliberations. At issue: The Adirondack … [Read more...] about Will the White Lake quarry project get a hearing?
High court ruled to protect trees on paths A nearly eight-year legal battle over snowmobile trails planned for the Adirondack Park ended in May when the state’s highest court ruled they were unconstitutional, but it did not end … [Read more...] about 2021 EXPLORED: Snowmobile trails/tree cutting
By Gwendolyn Craig The fate of Adirondack Park trees and snowmobile trails could come back to court. It has been nearly three months since the state’s highest court ruled some snowmobile trails both built and planned for the Adirondack Park … [Read more...] about Future of some snowmobile trails remains murky after court decision
By Gwendolyn Craig Snowmobile trails planned for the Adirondack Park violate the state constitution’s “forever wild” clause and may only be approved through a constitutional amendment, the state’s highest court has ruled. In a rare New York … [Read more...] about Court of Appeals: Clearing trees for snowmobile trails unconstitutional
By Gwendolyn Craig An hour of oral arguments summed up nearly eight years of litigation on Tuesday in the state’s highest court, which will soon decide what qualifies as a constitutionally protected tree in the Adirondack Forest … [Read more...] about State’s highest court hears forest preserve tree cutting case