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Historic photos courtesy of the Adirondack Museum



FIELD NOTES FROM THE PARTNERS

12/08/14 Will An ‘ACR Interpretation’ Be APA’s New Default? - Peter Bauer has well summarized the current Adirondack Park Agency application by New York Land and Lakes Development LLC for 24 housing lots (plus five common lots, including the lakes themselves) on 1,120 acres around Woodworth and Hines Lakes in the southern Adirondack Park, Towns of Bleecker and Johnstown.

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11/18/14 State Land Plan: A Conversation with Peter Paine - The APA’s “Listening Sessions” about the State Land Master Plan (SLMP) conclude this month. I’ve been to several on behalf of Adirondack Wild and appreciate the low-key, helpful competency displayed by the APA staff that receive inputs, write down comments, and field questions from the public in a one-on-one style. While absent of confident, inspired opening statements by the APA about the origins, importance and relevance of the Master Plan
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11/06/14 Finding Hope For Wild Places - As I look out on the political landscape this week, I can give in to despair at the sour mood, the anger and the apathy. Or I can think of this Wilderness 50th anniversary year, which gives us hope. Amidst all the Great Society social justice legislation of President Lyndon Johnson, the Wilderness Act of 1964 may appear “below the fold,” but I cannot remain hopeless for long in reading again the thoughts of the Act’s author Howard Zahniser ...
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10/21/14 Message to APA: Know Your Own Master Plan - The Adirondack Park Agency has announced that they will hold “public sessions” in the coming weeks to consider changes to the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan. The State Land Master Plan has been part of the Executive Law since 1972. It is the planning document guiding the management and public use of all state lands in the Park, including the New York State Forest Preserve.
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SAFEGUARDING THE WILDEXTENDING THE WILD | EDUCATING FOR THE WILD

 
WILD ACTION NOW!
IN THE NEWS
NEW ! 12/20/14 • New ‘Adirondack Explorer’ Features Ice Climbing read more >


IN THE NEWS
NEW ! 12/17/14 • Meeting Will Target Expanding Recreation In Adirondack's Great South Woods read more >


PRESS RELEASE
NEW ! 12/17/14 • Group Applauds Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Action to Ban HydraulicFracturing Citing Environmental and Human Health Impacts read more >


COMMENTS
NEW ! 12/15/14 • RE:  Comments on the NY State Adirondack Park Agency Draft Guidance: Guidelines for Appropriate Use of the Aquatic Herbicides Renovate and Renovate OTF to Manage Eurasian Water-Milfoil (EWM) read more >


PRESS RELEASE
12/11/14 • Adirondack WIld Releases Special Report on Strengthening New York's State's Adirondack Park State Master Plan read more >


COMMENTS
12/11/14 • A NEW VISION FOR FOREVER WILD: Strengthening the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan and Wild Land Management for Future Generations read more >


IN THE NEWS
11/08/14 • Don’t Mine the Lichen: A Tourist Defends Her Adirondacks read more >


The mission of Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve is to advance New York’s ‘Forever Wild’ legacy and Forest Preserve policies in the Adirondack and Catskill Parks, and promote public and private land stewardship that is consistent with wild land values through education, advocacy and research.

Photos: Top left:High Peaks Wilderness Area. © Ken Rimany; Field Notes From the Partners: Carved 'Beaver House' sign - by Paul Schaefer. Photo © Ken Rimany; Wild Action Now photo: Dan Plumley at the Keene Valley Library, along with Naj Wikoff, sharing what they learned and offered to the gathering of leaders at the Conference of World Parliamentarians on Tibet. Photo  © Ken Rimany.

ADIRONDACK PARK REGIONAL
Peter Brinkley, Senior Partner/Chair
pbrinkley@frontiernet.net
Daniel R. Plumley, Partner
dplumley@adirondackwild.org
Home Office: 518.576.9277
David H. Gibson, Partner
dgibson@adirondackwild.org
Mobile: 518.469.4081
Kenneth J. Rimany, Partner
krimany@adirondackwild.org
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