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In the News

Please note: The articles in bold mention the Adirondack Council and/or staff.

State of the Park Report: Adirondack Park Success ‘Threatened’ - Adirondack Almanack – October 11, 2017

Editorial: EPA's dangerous course - Times Union – October 11, 2017

Hikers coming to the Adirondacks often unprepared, unsafe – NCPR – October 11, 2017

Regional Environmentalists Pan Plan To Rescind Clean Power Plan – WAMC – October 10, 2017

Adirondack Council: Park ‘threatened’ by environmental protection rollbacks, mechanized access – Sun Community News – October 10, 2017

New Road Development Affects Unique Boreal Ecosystem - Adirondack Almanack – October 10, 2017

Gloversville newspaper series on KKK draws criticism – Times Union – October 10, 2017

KKK uses fear to divide - Leader Herald - October 10, 2017

The KKK targets area, state - Leader Herald - October 9, 2017

A Day On Cascade Mountain: Some Data – Adirondack Almanack – October 9, 2017

Forest, Forest Everywhere. But Not an Acre to Touch – The New York Times – October 9, 2017

E.P.A. Announces Repeal of Major Obama-Era Carbon Emissions Rule - The New York Times – October 9, 2017

Franklin Co. to use tower set on APA-exempt tract – Times Union – October 9, 2017

Ballot item would create Adirondack land banks, supporters hope to educate public - Times Union – October 9, 2017

The KKK is in town – Leader Herald - October 8, 2017

Editorial: EPA must protect natural resources from pollution – Daily Gazette – October 8, 2017

Report: Adirondacks threatened by year of action and inaction – Watertown Daily Times – October 8, 2017

Strangest of bedfellows ally to stop state constitutional convention – Buffalo News - October 8, 2017

Rail trail group: Court decision a ‘temporary setback’ – Observer Dispatch - October 8, 2017

Adirondack Council joins suit against Trump's EPA on air pollution – Times Union – October 6, 2017

Outdoors: An honor for a job that helped shape a family – Times Union – October 5, 2017

A needless constitutional convention – Amsterdam News – October 5, 2017

Chesapeake Bay Foundation Join Other Groups in Suit Against EPA – Chestertown Spy – October 5, 2017

EPA Is Failing To Address Pollution From Neighboring States – Huffington Post – October 5, 2017

Next Steps For The Adirondack Rail Trail - Adirondack Almanack – October 5, 2017

Cascade detour – Lake Placid News – October 5, 2017

Adirondack Council: Park is threatened by acid rain, smog, motorized recreation, railroad junkyard – North Country Now – October 5, 2017

Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation are Suing the EPA Over Appalachia’s Coal Emissions – Baltimore Fishbowl – October 5, 2017

$500k to Help Wild Center Build Climate Literacy – Adirondack Almanack – October 4, 2017

For some in the grassroots, constitutional convention presents conundrum – Capitol Confidential – October 4, 2017

Group warns of threats of Adirondack Park – Saratogian – October 4, 2017

Concerns mount over rail car storage plan – Sun Community News – October 3, 2017

Trashed a site: Railroad firm seeks to dump train cars in Adirondack Park – Malone Telegram – October 2, 2017

Railroad plans storage of ‘hundreds’ of train cars in Adirondack Park – Daily Gazette – October 1, 2017

OUR VIEW: Plan to junk rail cars in ADKs must be scrapped – Utica Observer Dispatch – September 29, 2017

Warren County committee votes against train car proposal – Post Star – September 29, 2017

ORDA set to reveal plans for Whiteface, other facility upgrades – Press Republican – September 28, 2017

Judge calls foul on Adirondack Rail Trail plan – Sun community News – September 28, 2017

Judge Rules In Favor of Adirondack Scenic Railroad – Adirondack Explorer – September 28, 2017

Placid mayor: Electric repairs with rails may be possible – Lake Placid New – September 28, 2017

Trump Wants to Repeal Obama’s Climate Plan. The Next Fight: Its Replacement. – The New York Times – September 28, 2017

Hydro-electric plan moves along – Sun Community New – September 28, 2017

Rail Car Storage Plan Raises Concerns – WAMC – September 28, 2017

Railway on track to store train cars in North Country – Lake Placid – September 28, 2017

The constitutional question: Voters to decide on NY Constitutional Convention in November – Eagle News – September 28, 2017

Assemblyman Peter Lopez picked as new EPA regional administrator – Times Union – September 28, 2017

Train company to store "hundreds" of freight and tanker cars near Hudson River in Adirondacks – NCPR – September 28, 2017

DEC’s Drone Program Includes A Fleet Of 22 UAVs – Adirondack Almanack – September 28, 2017

National Parks Struggle With a Mounting Crisis: Too Many Visitors – The New York Times – September 28, 2017

Opinion: Vote Yes on Proposal 3 on Election Day 2017 – Adirondack Almanack – September 27, 2017

Cascade trailhead to be temporarily relocated – Press Republican – September 27, 2017

Court supports Adirondack Railroad – Press Republican – September 27, 2017

Groups oppose Adirondack rail car storage – Saratogian – September 27, 2017

Environmental group calls for halt to rail car storage plan – Post Star – September 25, 2017

Commentary: Initiative benefits future of forests – Times Union – September 25, 2017

Two people injured Saturday in separate Martinsburg ATV crashes - Watertown Daily Times – September 25, 2017

Adirondack Ecology: Wildlife, Wilderness and Dead Wood – Adirondack Almanack – September 24, 2017

Pete Nelson: Hold the APA Board Accountable for Boreas Ponds – Adirondack Almanack – September 24, 2017

Franklin County to become part of test area for Border Patrol drones – Watertown Daily Times – September 24, 2017

Could communication have saved Alex Stevens? – Adirondack Daily Enterprise – September 20, 2017

NY constitutional convention threatens 'Forever Wild' Adirondacks (Commentary) - Adirondack Almanack – September 20, 2017

Railroad proposes storage of hundreds of train cars on local line – Post Star – September 20, 2017

Adirondack prison will be transformed into facility for teen offenders – NCPR – September 20, 2017

North Hudson supervisor to retire – Sun Community News – September 19, 2017

Using the E.P.A. to Prop Up Big Coal – The New York Times - September 18, 2017

Keene native Wilson in it to win it – Sun Community News – September 18, 2017

Fracking ban put in place in Lake George – Post Star – September 18, 2017

Plattsburgh Meeting on Trout Stream Management Planned - Adirondack Almanack – September 18, 2017

A Celebration of Adirondack Moose - Adirondack Almanack – September 18, 2017

Body of Missing Hiker Found Near Wallface Pond - Adirondack Almanack – September 18, 2017

State funds 22 miles of Champlain Canal bike trail – Daily Gazette – September 18, 2017

Cornell’s History of Protecting Adirondack Fisheries – Adirondack Almanack – September 16, 2017

Michale Glennon: A Slow Loss of Northern Forest Icons - Adirondack Almanack – September 16, 2017

When The World Discovers Your Favorite Adirondack Spot  - Adirondack Almanack – September 16, 2017

State releases plan to change road management in Adirondack Park – Malone Telegram – September 15, 2017

‘Explorer’ Editorial: Consider a Convention for New York – Adirondack Almanack – September 14, 2017

County Encourages Support for Land Bank Proposal – Hamilton County Express – September 14, 2017

Forest rangers running ragged as search-and-rescues increase – Adirondack Daily Enterprise – September 14, 2017

Pride Parade Set For Plattsburgh Sept 30th – Adirondack Almanack – September 14, 2017

Call For More Forest Rangers – Adirondack Explorer – September 13, 2017

Paper Money: Paul Smith’s College Alum Donates $1 Million
-  Adirondack Almanack – September 13, 2017

Showcasing, touring North Country assets
Sun Community News – September 13, 2017

Wilderness Huts Are Not The Adirondack Way
- Adirondack Explorer – September 12, 2017

Want to fly a drone in the Adirondack Park? Here's what you need to know
– NCPR – September 12, 2017

Rain decreases hiker numbers, but thousands still tramped through High Peaks Labor Day weekend
– Lake Placid News – September 11, 2017

Buzz Over Adirondack High Peaks Helicopter Tours
 - Adirondack Almanack – September 11, 2017

Champlain Watershed Road Salt Deicing Conference Planned
- Adirondack Almanack – September 11, 2017

DEC: Endangered Adirondack Round Whitefish Recovering
- Adirondack Almanack – September 9, 2017

Horse Creek Wind Farm placed on international environmental conflict atlas
– Watertown Daily Times – September 8, 2017

Preserve Gooley Club buildings? No - Lake Placid News – September 8, 2017

Report: immigrant deportations could devastate North Country farm economy – NCPR – September 7, 2017

Bill Owens: The Health And Safety Land Account
– WAMC – September 7, 2017

Smart Growth grants awarded to area towns
– Sun Community News –September 6, 2017

Constitutional Convention Vote Raises Article 14 Fears
- Adirondack Almanack – September 6, 2017

New Leadership For Lake George Land Conservancy Board
- Adirondack Almanack – September 6, 2017

90-Miler: 35th Annual Adk Canoe Classic Set for Sept 8-10
- Adirondack Almanack – September 6, 2017

Paul Smith's College alum donates $1 million
– Press Republican – September 5, 2017

‘Woodswoman’ program planned at Herkimer College’ – Times Telegram – September 5, 2017

Peg Olsen to Lead TNC’s Adirondack Chapter - Adirondack Almanack – September 5, 2017

APA Awaits Governor Cuomo’s Final Decision on Boreas Ponds - Adirondack Almanack – September 5, 2017

Some say state's forest ranger force stretched thin – Times Union – September 2, 2017

Ash-tree-killing bug found in North Country - Lake Placid News – September 2, 2017

Some Hopkinton residents who signed wind leases say they are being publicly persecuted – North Country Now – September 2, 2017

Vincent Announces Candidacy for Assembly - – Hamilton County Express – August 31, 2017

Senators question New York's efforts to fight tick-borne illnesses – NCPR – August 31, 2017

DEC Announces Public Meetings On Trout Stream Management - Adirondack Almanack – August 31, 2017

Buzz Over Helicopter Tours -
Adirondack Explorer – August 31, 2017

Potential Constitutional Convention Raises Article 14 Fears - Adirondack Explorer – August 31, 2017

Lawmakers OK Adirondack Pride Parade - Sun Community News –August 31, 2017

After reorganization, Adirondack Nature Conservancy chapter has new leader – NCPR – August 30, 2017

With tick-spread illness on rise, New York officials expand fight against tiny insect - Press Republican - August 30, 2017

Acid Rain Still Impacting Adirondack Lakes and Forests - Adirondack Almanack - August 29, 2017

Ronald Kim enters 21st Congressional District race – Post Star – August 29, 2017

Avangrid : Towns divided over proposed wind project – ATraders – August 29, 2017

Peg Olsen to Lead The Nature Conservancy’s Adirondack Chapter - Adirondack Explorer - August 29, 2017

Adirondack Loons Were Once Hunted - Adirondack Almanack - August 28, 2017

Adirondack Groups Say Cuomo's Luxury Campsite Plan Violates State Constitution - Village Voice – August 28, 2017

Glamping Catches On Alongside The Forest Preserve – Adirondack Almanack - August 27, 2017

Little progress in Adirondack mining plan – Times Union - August 25, 2017

Feds To Rule Soon On Protecting Bicknell’s Thrush – Adirondack Explorer - August 25, 2017

10th Annual Adirondack Habitat Awareness Day Sept 3rd - Adirondack Almanack - August 25, 2017

West Nile found in Clinton County mosquitoes – Press Republican - August 24, 2017

Nine Northeast States Agree To RGGI Adjustments – WAMC – August 24, 2017

Still No Source For Contamination At Million Dollar Beach – Adirondack Almanack – August 24, 2017

Comments Sought On Bike Trails On Forever Wild Lands - Adirondack Almanack – August 23, 2017

SPECIES: Forest corridors could slow extinctions — study – Climate Wire - August 23, 2017

New Flood-Resilient, Fish-Friendly Culvert Installed in Jay - Adirondack Almanack - August 22, 2017

Study Maps And Estimates Population Of Rare Songbird – WAMC – August 22, 2017

The Case Against Glamping on Public Lands – Earth Island Journal – August 21, 2017

The Case Against Glamping on Public Lands - Earth Island Journal – August 21, 2017

Feds need to take action on crumbling infrastructure - Sun Community News Editorial Board – August 16, 2017

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