Adirondack Explorer Founder Dick Beamish kicks off the September 26, 2013 conference.
Historian Philip Terrie puts today’s preservation issues in the context of decades of Park use and protection.
APA spokesman Keith McKeever summarizes the agency’s mission, accomplishments and challenges.
Peter Bauer of Protect the Adirondacks and Lake George Waterkeeper Chris Navitsky discuss controlling stormwater runoff and other threats to water quality.
Eileen O’Conner discusses how Cayuga County protects the quality of its Finger Lakes by regulating septic systems.
Julie Regan of the Lake Tahoe Regional Planning Agency describes regulations that are restoring Lake Tahoe’s water quality.
Panelists answer questions and elaborate on ways to improve water safeguards in the Adirondacks.
The New York State assemblyman says changes to APA law or regulations need local government support.
The nationally recognized planning expert outlines the principles of “conservation development.”
Michale Glennon on ecological surveys; Dave Cox on upland development; Dave Gibson on Adirondack examples; Carleton Montgomery on the New Jersey Pinelands regulations.