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KEENE | Parking on Route 73 near the Roaring Brook Falls Trailhead will be permanently banned starting Friday, the state Department of Environmental Conservation has announced, and “No Parking” signs will be installed by the end of the week. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Barkeater Trail Alliance (BETA) in Wilmington and the mountain bike crowd in Elizabethtown joined forces this summer to put their hard work on one, big regional map. more

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SARANAC LAKE | Despite the success of state-sponsored campaigns designed to boost visitation, the state appears to be holding the line on boosting the number of forest rangers. more

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APA approves High Peaks, Vanderwhacker plans more

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The High Peaks are groaning under the weight of an unprecedented surge of tourism. more

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KEENE | The state has rolled out the first phase in a multi-year plan to address overuse on some of the Adirondacks’ most popular hiking trails. more

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RAY BROOK | State land additions and changes to High Peaks Wilderness make it the largest single block of preserved land in New York state. 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. more

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RAY BROOK | Adirondack Park Agency commissioners took a first look at proposed changes to the definition, management and use of Adirondack Park State Land “Travel Corridors.” 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. more

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The Adirondack Park Agency has reached a verdict on the long-awaited decision on how to classify the Boreas Ponds Tract. more

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RAY BROOK | With an Adirondack Park Agency spotlight session focused on his town, Keene Supervisor Joe Pete Wilson Jr. brought the bane of Route 73 trailhead parking congestion front and center last week. more

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RAY BROOK — Review of science including an extensive ecological inventory of the state’s Boreas Ponds Tract lasted over 4.5 hours through two days of Adirondack Park Agency meetings last week. more

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Local businesses are overwhelmingly endorsing a proposal that allows maximum recreational usage at the new state-owned tracts in Newcomb and North Hudson more

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NORTH HUDSON — Groups spar over mechanized access in Boreas Pond debate more

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RAY BROOK — The first round of public comments on numerous proposed Adirondack Park Agency land-use actions drew a crowd that spilled from Adirondack Park Agency to state Department of Environmental Conservation headquarters next door. more

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Green groups, local municipalities utilizing PR firms to shape and disseminate arguments as public hearings near for Boreas Pond Tracts more

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NORTH HUDSON — The public comment period has begun for proposed land-use at Boreas Ponds. more

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LAKE PLACID — State conservation personnel are taking steps to relieve hiking pressure on the state’s highest peaks, Marcy and Algonquin, and their sister summits in the High Peaks. more

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