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RAY BROOK | A new map — updated online daily — will help summer swimmers, boaters, hikers and paddlers track harmful algal blooms (HABs) in lakes, ponds and rivers around the region. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The eighth-annual I Love My Park Day is right around the corner, and the state of New York is preparing to celebrate. Read more

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), in its Hammond Pond Wild Forest Draft Unit Management Plan, proposes to close the state boat launch on Eagle Lake and rebuild it as a “fishing and water access site.” Read more

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RAY BROOK | The campaign to increase the number of Forest Rangers who patrol the Adirondack Park has taken center stage in state budget hearings. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Stephanie Greineder of southern Pennsylvania stood in the new $22 million Adirondacks Welcome Center on its opening day last Thursday and watched a wall-sized video depicting people enjoying various attractions the area offers. Read more

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The State of New York/Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has closed the boat launch site on Garnet Lake. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Five families displaced by flooding at Underwood Estates earlier this year have returned home. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | Paradox Brewery has purchased an 11.2 acre parcel at the former Frontier Town theme park to build a new brewing facility and tap room. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | Gov. Andrew Cuomo has formally approved the Boreas Pond classification, calling the state’s recent acquisition a “national treasure” as he signed the deal recommended by the Adirondack Park Agency last month. Read more

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ALBANY | Stakeholders are making a final push for reform of a state program to give private forest owners tax breaks and other incentives to broaden sustainable forestry practices in the Adirondacks. Read more

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RAY BROOK | The Boreas Pond Tract classification has been approved by the Adirondack Park Agency and is now awaiting the governor’s signature. Read more

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RAY BROOK | Adirondack Park Agency commissioners on Thursday unanimously approved the permit for the 91-acre Gateway to the Adirondacks at North Hudson project. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The New York state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is sending out a survey to anglers who purchased a freshwater fishing license this year. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The state has hatched a plan to combat harmful algal blooms that threaten upstate lakes. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | The state Department of Environmental Conservation has revealed their plans for portions of the Frontier Town redevelopment project. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is now accepting artwork submissions for the 2018 New York State Arbor Day Poster. Read more

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KEENE | Route 73 contains some breathtaking views as it winds its way through the mountains and alongside the Cascade Lakes. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Seventeen communities and cultural organizations in the North Country won Smart Growth grant awards last month as part of an ongoing state effort to boost local economies, recreation programs and infrastructure. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County has OKed a pair of electric vehicle charging stations. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE — A group of stakeholders raised $1.5 million in 2004 for a project to harvest invasive species on Upper Saranac Lake. Read more

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