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DEC Streamlined Environmental Assessment Webinars

A series of webinars to instruct government agencies and the public on how to use the streamlined and revised Environmental Assessment Forms will be held this Spring.
> view the schedule

Environmentalist wrong to pick on hamlets

Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau hammers Peter Bauer and Protect Adirondacks, saying, “He shows us all what he and his organization are truly trying to make happen: to drive the people out of the Park.”
> read the letter to the Daily Enterprise

Adirondack Citizen says: In a March 31 opinion piece, Bauer provides informed assessments of three proposed hotel projects but in typical fashion uses alarmist hyperbole to produce paranoia about two of the projects. Is Rabideau correct in saying that Bauer and Protect want to drive people out of the Park?

Change in approach in Adirondack Park

The Post-Star reports on the Adirondack Local Government Conference.
> read the article

DEC Proposes Expanding Black Bear Hunting

Plans to expand bear hunting across New York to prevent conflicts with humans as the animal’s population spreads to new areas.
> read the Almanack article

Could Whiteface stay open until May?

They could have a Cinco de Mayo party.
> read the Daily Enterprise article

Cuomo announces funding to implement land access

The $875,000 in grants will fund hiking, horseback riding trails, biking, snowmobiling and connector trails, as well as smart growth planning in the region.
> read the DenPubs article

Zip line faces appeal

The appeal contends the project should be classified as a “tourist attraction,” which is not an allowable use in that area.
> read the Post-Star article


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