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State aims to build new duplicative bridge over the Cedar River for new snowmobile trail through the heart of the Essex Chain Lakes area

PROTECT’s Public Comments on Proposed Permit/Variance under the NYS Wild, Scenic and Recreational Rivers Act for Construction of a Snowmobile Bridge in a Scenic River Area of the Cedar River See formal public comments in oppositionto this new bridge. The August 22, 2018 Environmental Notice...

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Scenes from the Canoe-In for Motorless Weller Pond demonstration held on August 18, 2018 on Middle Saranac Lake and Weller Pond

Protect the Adirondacks held the Canoe-In for a Motorless Weller Pond to demonstrate for state management of Weller Pond and Little Weller Pond as new motorless destinations. These ponds are surrounded by Forest Preserve and could easily be managed as quiet waters, a respite off of the heavily...

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Become a Forest Preserve Monitor and help to improve management and steward of state lands in the Adirondacks

We need your help to complete a comprehensive Forest Preserve trails inventory in the High Peaks and catalogue illegal motor vehicle and ATV use in other areas in the Adirondacks A trail with a boardwalk where a side trail has formed. We need the help of trail monitors to identify trails on state...

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PROTECT to honor The Nature Conservancy Heart of the Adirondacks Team for Historic 161,000-Acre Land Protection Campaign with Howard Zahniser Adirondack Award on July 21, 2018

Award will be made at the annual meeting of Protect the Adirondacks at The Grange in Whallonsburg in the Champlain Valley. Dirk Bryant, scientist with The Nature Conservancy, and Mike Carr, the former executive director of the Adirondack Chapter of the Nature Conservancy and current executive director...

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