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2 more public meetings on rail vs. trail

November 3, 2014 TUPPER LAKE (AP) — The state departments of Transportation and Environmental Conservation are holding two public meetings this week on the future of the 119-mile Adirondack rail corridor from the... more »»

Summit steward program gets a boost

November 1, 2014 LAKE PLACID — If you’ve hiked in the Adirondack High Peaks, you’ve probably met a summit steward. more »»

A hard lesson in hunting preparedness

November 1, 2014 It’s been a relatively wet week in the local woods, which made for quiet travel and expanded views. more »»

ORDA ponders zip line at Whiteface

November 1, 2014 WILMINGTON — The state Olympic Regional Development Authority is still considering putting a zip line at one of the facilities it manages. The idea has been many years in the making. more »»

Village settles eminent domain case for $150K

October 30, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — The village will pay $150,000 to settle a costly and long-running legal battle over a sewer line it installed in 2005. more »»

Rail-trail debate continues in Old Forge

October 30, 2014 OLD FORGE —?The state Department of Environmental Conservation and the state Department of Transportation have been busy researching rail trail options, and they are ready to share what they have... more »»

Ad’k groups: FCC rule protects vistas

October 30, 2014 ALBANY (AP) — Environmental groups say new federal rules authorizing taller cell phone towers will protect Adirondack vistas by upholding state requirements that towers must blend in. more »»

Tree pests found in western New York, Long Island

October 30, 2014 ALBANY — New infestations by two devastating forest pests have been detected at opposite ends of New York state, endangering pines in Long Island and hemlocks in a rugged canyon south of Buffalo. more »»

DEC seeks to amend Wilmington Wild Forest plan

October 30, 2014 WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Wild Forest Unit Management Plan is under review for a possible amendment to identify improvement and expansion of trails within the unit, state Department of... more »»

Weighing in on rail/trail

October 29, 2014 UTICA — While the fate of the Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corridor remains uncertain, one thing is for sure: People have strong opinions on this issue, and no two opinions are alik. more »»

Adirondack groups say FCC rule protects vistas

October 29, 2014 ALBANY (AP) — Environmental groups say new federal rules authorizing taller cellphone towers will protect Adirondack vistas by upholding state requirements that towers must blend in. more »»

Car hits, kills moose near Bloomingdale

October 29, 2014 A moose died after it was struck by a sport-utility vehicle while crossing state Route 3 outside Bloomingdale Tuesday night. more »»

Rangers take to woods, waters to rescue tired, lost hikers

October 29, 2014 RAY BROOK — State Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers responded to the following search-and-rescue incidents in the Adirondacks from Oct. more »»

Taking flight

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Judge maintains order halting mine work

October 29, 2014 ALBANY (AP) — A state judge has maintained a temporary restraining order against tree-cutting and road-building for mining exploration in the Adirondack Forest Preserve. more »»

Rail/trail public comment sessions begin tonight

October 28, 2014 UTICA — Tonight will be the first of four public comment sessions on possible changes to the state’s plan for running a railroad corridor it owns through the Adirondack Park. more »»

Reflections on Snow Mountain

October 25, 2014 KEENE VALLEY— Sunday was a cold, dreary day to be on the summit of Snow Mountain. more »»

Mutual respect crucial as users share common lands

October 25, 2014 The long wait is finally over. Opening day of the regular big game hunting season arrives with sunrise at 6:02 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25. more »»

Injured moose shot

October 25, 2014 COREYS — A state environmental conservation officer euthanized a moose that appeared to be injured on Friday evening. more »»

DEC hears Open Space Plan comments

October 25, 2014 RAY BROOK — Officials with the state Department of Environmental Conservation heard comments from five people during a public hearing on the draft of the Open Space Plan Thursda. more »»



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