Adirondacks

North Country News
5:30 pm
Wed March 11, 2015

Agreement To Develop Adirondack Region-Wide Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Plan Unveiled

Credit Lake Champlain Basin Program

In what officials say is a key step toward preserving the region’s waterways, an agreement announced Tuesday is aimed at preventing the introduction and spread of aquatic invasive species across the Adirondack region.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Tue March 10, 2015

Governor Promotes Adirondack Tourism Initiatives

Adirondack Winter Challenge
Credit NY Governor's Office

It was something of an unusual sight this weekend: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo riding a snowmobile. During the Adirondack Winter Challenge in Lake Placid, he announced several initiatives to enhance the North Country economy.

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North Country News
12:55 pm
Sun February 15, 2015

Adirondack Council Head Discusses Legislative Priorities

Adirondack Council Executive Director Willie Janeway
Credit Adirondack Council

In late January, the New York State Legislature began hearings reviewing Governor Cuomo's proposed budget. The first was on environmental funding.
The Adirondack Council was among the groups that testified. Today, Executive Director Willie Janeway talks with WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley about their testimony and legislative issues affecting the Adirondacks.

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New York News
3:42 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Meeting Will Target Expanding Recreation In Adirondack's Great South Woods

Credit SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

The public has a chance to weigh in tonight at a hearing on ways to improve outdoor recreation opportunities on both private and public lands in the Southern Adirondacks.

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New York News
3:08 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

Roundtable Focuses On Acid Rain In New York

Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

The Adirondack Park is world-famous for its natural beauty, but it also has a dirty past. Environmental advocates and experts gathered in Saratoga Springs Thursday to discuss the challenges and progress associated with acid rain in the Adirondacks.

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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
5:25 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

New York State Protects "Hallowed Ground" Of Conservation Movement

Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

State officials and others gathered at a small Adirondack cabin this week to mark the 50th anniversary of the National Wilderness Act. 

On a Johnsburg hillside in Warren County, with an unobstructed view of forest and mountains, a crowd gathered at a modest-looking cabin. 

Since 1947, the cabin has been owned by the family of conservationist Howard Zahniser. Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson signed into law the Federal Wilderness Act, much of it written by Zanhiser in his Adirondack refuge.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

Governor Cuomo Cuts Ribbon On Adirondack Firehouse And Tours Highway Repairs

Governor Andrew Cuomo at the Upper Jay Fire Department
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was in the Adirondacks today to cut the ribbon for a new firehouse and get an update on a road construction project.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Tue August 19, 2014

Schumer Discusses Adirondack Issues

Senator Charles Schumer meets with officials in Saranac Lake
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

During U.S. Senator Charles Schumer’s visit to the Adirondacks, he met with local officials to hear their concerns.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

Stefanik Meets With Adirondack Government Officials

Republican 21st district candidate Elise Stefanik at the Adirondack Park Local Government Review Board meeting in Keene Valley
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Elise Stefanik, the Republican candidate for Congress in New York’s 21st district, attended the monthly meeting of the Adirondack Park Local Government Review Board on Wednesday to discuss regional issues.

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