Nature Conservancy

North Country News
2:15 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Regulations On Invasive Species In Effect At Boat Launches

Spiny water fleas in Lake George
Credit Emily DeBolt/Lake George Association

New regulations have gone into effect in New York State requiring boats at DEC boat launches be clear of any plant or animal matter before entering the water. As those rules go into effect, legislation is pending in Albany that would make such “clean, drain and dry” regulations applicable at all boat launches.

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North Country News
5:15 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

New York Obtains Additional Finch Pruyn Adirondack Lands

Sugarloaf Mountain
Credit Carl Heilman II / Adirondack Nature Conservancy

New York State has purchased an additional 8,451 acres of former timber company land in the Adirondacks.

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New York News
10:00 am
Sat September 28, 2013

Cuomo Seeks Balance in Adirondack Land Use

Hardwood Hill, Adirondacks
Credit Carl Heilman II

Governor Andrew Cuomo says he will try to strike a balance between economic development and preservation as he weighs the fate of the state's latest forestland acquisition in the Adirondack Park.

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North Country News
7:15 pm
Tue April 23, 2013

NY Buys 9,300 Acres of Adirondack Land for $6.3M

Adirondack view
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

State officials have completed the purchase of another piece of the 69,000-acre Adirondack land acquisition announced by Governor Andrew Cuomo last summer.

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New England News
1:07 pm
Wed March 27, 2013

Great Barrington Elm May Help Researchers Manage Tree Disease

Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

A large tree in a small Berkshire town may hold the key to finding the cure to a disease that has deforested suburban landscapes for decades.

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New York News
12:15 pm
Tue August 7, 2012

New York State Acquires 69,000 Acres For Inclusion in the Adirondack Forest Preserve

Adirondack View
WAMC

Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced that New York State had purchased 69,000 acres of land from the Nature Conservancy. It’s  the largest acquisition of Adirondack lands in more than a century.

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