Straight talk about High Peaks use

Adirondack Explorer reporter Gwendolyn Craig asks recreation experts a series of questions about management strategies in the High Peaks and other hiking destinations around the United States. Panelists included Julia Goren, deputy executive director for the Adirondack Mountain Club; Peter Karis, vice president of parks and stewardship for Open Space Institute; Peter Pettengill, associate professor of environmental studies at St. Lawrence University; and Jill Weiss, a researcher with SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. The event took place on July 20, 2022, at Adirondack Mountain Club’s Cascade Welcome Center. Video by Mike Lynch

For more about our reporting on this issue, check out our Visitor Management Solutions series.

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