Adirondack Forest Preserve

New York News
10:15 pm
Fri February 20, 2015

No Appeal In NYCO Mining Land Swap Challenge

NYCO Lewis mine
Credit Protect the Adirondacks

A constitutional amendment approved by voters in November 2013 allows the NYCO Mining company to obtain 200 acres of Adirondack Forest Preserve land next to its mine in exchange for 1,500 acres.  Groups that had challenged test drilling on the land have decided not to appeal a judge’s ruling in favor of the mining company.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Adirondack Land Swap on Statewide Ballot This Fall

Hardwood Hill, Adirondacks
Credit Carl Heilman II

A question will appear on the statewide ballot this fall asking New York voters to approve a land swap in the Adirondacks.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Wed August 14, 2013

APA Commissioner Recommends Delay on Adirondack Land Classification

Adirondack Park Agency Headquarters in Ray Brook, NY
Credit Mwanner at en.wikipedia

It may be a few more months before the state agency that oversees the Adirondack Park decides the classification of newly obtained lands in the Adirondack Forest Preserve.

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