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NORTH ELBA | The state Department of Environmental Conservation, green groups and local officials celebrated the opening of a new trail last week designed to reduce congestion in the High Peaks. more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors is continuing to oppose the state’s effort to declare a railway in the central Adirondacks abandoned — but are taking a lighter touch. more

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NORTH CREEK | The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and state Attorney General’s Office have formally asked federal authorities to declare the railway between North Creek and Tahawus abandoned. more

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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

The Sun

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APA approves High Peaks, Vanderwhacker plans more

The Sun

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WILMINGTON | This year marks the 20th field season for backcountry trail work by Student Conservation Association crews in the Adirondack Park. more

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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KEENE | Adirondack 46ers greeted and counted over ten thousand hikers at Cascade Mountain in four months last summer. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Adirondack Council has painted a foreboding portrait of the Adirondack Park, calling its successes “threatened” by a confluence of internal and external forces. more

The Sun

The historic Masten House in the central Adirondacks is now a showpiece serving as headquarters of the Northern Forest Institute for Conservation Education and Leadership Training. more

NCL Magazine

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

The Sun

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SCHROON LAKE — Plaid outweighed green last week at Schroon Lake Central as the Adirondack Park Agency hosted the latest public hearing as part of the classification process for Boreas Ponds. more

The Sun

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

The Sun

Dignitaries gathered last week in front of a pristine lake in North Hudson to announce what is anticipated to be the final in a series of large-scale acquisitions by the state, the 20,758-acre Boreas Ponds Tract. more

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