Logging operations on the Santa Clara Tract (photo gallery)

In early August, staff writer Mike Virtanen and I visited the Santa Clara Tract with the Molpus Woodlands Group. The visit was part of the research Mike was doing for an in-depth story about Adirondack conservation easements for the September issue of the Explorer. Below are links to those articles.

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An in-depth look at conservation easements

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Environmentalists want more oversight

A list of easement owners

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