Adirondack Park

North Country News
6:30 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

Grants Awarded To Enhance Adirondack Tourism And Economy

Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a half million dollars in grants for communities in the Adirondacks to enhance business development and access to recently obtained forest lands.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Tue October 14, 2014

Adirondack Park Agency To Consider Changes To State Land Master Plan

Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

During its October monthly meeting, the Adirondack Park Agency board agreed to begin a public process to consider changes to the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan.

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New York News
6:45 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

Adirondack Council Releases Annual State Of Park Report

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The Adirondack Council has issued its annual State of the Park report. It finds progress in land acquisition and state policies. But it also determined that more needs to be accomplished in order to protect the lands and communities of the region.

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New York News
12:59 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

Report Updates Demographic Trends In Adirondacks

Adirondack Park Regional Assessment 2014 cover. Photo by Carl Heilman II
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A new report has been issued on the major trends affecting life in and the economy of the Adirondack Park.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Wed October 16, 2013

Adirondack Group Releases Annual Assessment of Park

State of the Park Cover: Former Finch-Pruyn/Nature Conservancy lands recently added to the Forest Preserve include a 14.7 mile stretch of shoreline along the rapids of the Hudson River Gorge. Photo © Carl Heilman ll/Wild Visions, Inc.
Credit Adirondack Council/Carl Heilman

The Adirondack Council has released its annual State of the Park report and this year’s assessment shows increased collaborations and progress on issues.

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New York News
12:20 pm
Fri December 7, 2012

Group Submits Plan to Create Wilderness Area in Adirondacks

Adirondack View
Credit WAMC

The Adirondack Council is the latest conservation group to release a plan for New York State’s newly acquired land in the Adirondacks.

In August, New York State officials announced the state  will purchase 69-thousand acres of former Finch-Pruyn lands in the Adirondacks over the next five years. Those lands must be classified under DEC Unit Management Plans.

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New York News
12:20 pm
Tue September 25, 2012

Concerns Expressed About State Land Purchase

Governor Andrew Cuomo was in the Adirondacks this weekend to show off the state’s recent acquisition. The governor hopes the lands will be a boon to the local tourist economy, but some local officials say the losses from the hunting and forestry industry outweigh any potential tourism benefits.

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