ADK To Gov: Forest Preserve Tax Proposal Unlawful
And the State tax-payments might also be unconstitutional.
buzz  adirondacks  taxes  newyork  forestpreserve  politics 
3 days ago
North Country tourism study to look at how to spend $13 million
"Dressed in an open-collar shirt and sweater, Cuomo concluded his remarks saying he was going snowmobiling."
news  adirondacks  newyork  taxes  economicdevelopment  tourism  politics  destinationmarketing 
3 days ago
Upping the ante in marketing Washington County | Local | poststar.com
"Washington County’s tourism industry can make a lot of progress without any risk of spoiling the authenticity of its villages and farms."
destinationmarketing 
3 days ago
Moose in the Adirondacks: Incredible photos
"A research project by the Department of Environmental Conservation shows moose living in the Adirondacks."
news  adirondacks  wildlife  moose  dec  conservation  newyork 
3 days ago
DEC Adirondack Outdoor Recreation Weekly Bulletin - 2/15/18
"Have a safe and enjoyable outdoor recreational experience on the lands and waters of the Adirondacks."
news  adirondacks  dec  weather  hike  ski  camp  highpeaks  snowshow  snow 
8 days ago
A bizarre story in need of an explanation
"Remember, we still don’t know what happened. But we can safely say it was something pretty wild."
buzz  adirondacks  editorial  ski  whiteface 
9 days ago
Dillenburg v State of New York
"The taxation of state-owned land by municipalities has long been a matter of controversy."
buzz  adirondacks  taxes  newyork  politics  forestpreserve  conservation 
10 days ago
A ski day at Whiteface Mountain, then a vanishing
"This isn't a typical search and rescue operation like we often see in the Adirondack backcountry."
news  adirondacks  whiteface  essexcounty  ski  wilmington 
10 days ago
No sign Saturday of missing skier at Whiteface Mountain
"Officials say first responders are walking the mountain, searching for clues"
news  adirondacks  whiteface  ski  essexcounty  wilmington 
11 days ago
Photographer Uses Art and Social Media to Promote Conservation and Appreciation of Adirondack Park
"This project is quite simple: share photos of locations within the Adirondack Park, telling how far it is from the nearest road or snowmobile trail and using the hashtag #ADK1Mile."
news  adirondacks  conservation  wilderness  forestpreserve 
12 days ago
Cheers, tears and hear, hears after Boreas classification
"I expect the land will rapidly patch up man’s handiwork and make room to allow nature to flourish."
buzz  adirondacks  editorial  wilderness  forestpreserve  hunt  camp  conservation  heritage  politics 
13 days ago
DEC Adirondack Outdoor Recreation Weekly Bulletin - 2/8/18
Have a safe and enjoyable outdoor recreational experience on the lands and waters of the Adirondacks.
news  adirondacks  dec  hike  camp  highpeaks  snow 
14 days ago
Crews searching for missing skier at Whiteface
"He has not been seen since Wednesday and was reported missing after the lifts closed."
news  adirondacks  whiteface  ski  essexcounty 
15 days ago
The Boreas Ponds deal was cut long before Friday's vote. Does that matter?
"If there were promises made, if there were some kind of agreements that were reached, then we would like to know where it is and what it means"
news  adirondacks  franklincounty  conservation  politics  apa  wilderness 
18 days ago
Universiade reps happy but say Van Ho needs overhaul | News, Sports, Jobs - Adirondack Daily Enterprise
One of the main requirements of a host city is to assemble an independent group in charge of organizing the games
fisu 
20 days ago
FISU meets Saranac Lake mayor to discuss new curling facility
couldn’t provide any specifics on the location or owner of the new curling venue, but he did say it would be privatized, albeit built with state funds.
fisu 
20 days ago
Current Adirondack Outdoor Recreation Information
Weather, Backcountry conditions, Notices. Compiled on Thursday February 1, 2018
news  adirondacks  highpeaks  dec  currentconditions  weather  hike  camp  climb  ski  snowshoe  newyork 
22 days ago
Boreas Ponds Plan Process Manipulated
"What caught me off guard was the sight of the various “watchdog” groups tripping over themselves to congratulate the state for its decision, and the press that praised Albany’s direct intervention in what should have been the APA’s independent deliberations."
buzz  adirondacks  wilderness  apa  forestpreserve  politics  conservation  newyork 
22 days ago
The making of the Boreas Ponds compromise
Clearly, not a victory. They were outclassed in the negotiations.
buzz  adirondacks  wilderness  forestpreserve  conservation  newyork  politics 
22 days ago
To some wilderness advocates, Boreas Ponds compromise goes too far
"It’s basically a compromise that eviscerates the wilderness potential here that future generations"
news  adirondacks  conservation  apa  forestpreserve  politics  wilderness 
23 days ago
Universiade inspection is underway
"Gov. Cuomo proposed a $62.5 million investment into state Olympic Regional Development Authority facilities in his state budget earlier this month."
news  adirondacks  essexcounty  lakeplacid  orda  taxes  economicdevelopment  politics  newyork  fisu 
23 days ago
Adirondacks Most Remote Spot: Not That Remote
"Many of our greatest conservation lands, themselves, are still being developed with roads."
buzz  adirondacks  wilderness  conservation  forestpreserve  politics 
24 days ago
Boreas plan could allow driving almost to ponds
"Waterways would be wilderness with no motors allowed, but drivers could get within a tenth of a mile."
news  adirondacks  conservation  wilderness  forestpreserve  apa  politics  newyork 
24 days ago
Adirondack Pilot Program Renewed for Fourth Year
"The Adirondack Program teaches students that the Park’s peaks and valleys can become a classroom."
news  adirondacks 
24 days ago
Four decades after the 1980 Olympics, North Country still a winter sport powerhouse
"The Olympic venues in Lake Placid and Wilmington are expensive and maintaining the legacy of the 1932 and 1980 games takes a big investment."
news  adirondacks  olympics  lakeplacid  heritage  essexcounty  taxes  economicdevelopment  orda 
25 days ago
New York State police to deploy drones
"The aerial drones could also be used in dangerous situations and environments, including natural disasters, keeping state troopers out of harm’s way."
news  adirondacks  crime 
26 days ago
There is far greater tourism potential with bikes, rather than trains
"While the revenue generated from the railroad is significant, expanding hiking and biking trails may have a far greater impact on the future of the local economy."
buzz  adirondacks  warrencounty  saratogacounty  train  bike  economicdevelopment  politics  editorial 
26 days ago
Beyond Boreas: Other Classification Decisions to Watch
Remember, the list is cherry-picked and statements are opinion of Council.
buzz  adirondacks  conservation  apa  forestpreserve  politics  newyork 
26 days ago
Can we please bury this bad idea?
It sucks for those that have to make that drive, but we can't infrastructure everyone.
buzz  editorial  transportation  newyork  adirondacks  jeffersoncounty  stlawrencecounty  franklincounty  clintoncounty 
27 days ago
Castle Rock – Blue Mountain Lake
"With an elevation gain of 700ft, the hike to the summit is generally a gentle slope except for one steep section just below the summit."
buzz  hike  bluemountainlake  hamiltoncounty 
29 days ago
Lake Placid signs on for 2019 International Children’s Games
"Lake Placid officials say they expect between 500 and 800 young athletes to compete in the games next January."
news  adirondacks  essexcounty  lakeplacid  events  economicdevelopment  politics  taxes 
4 weeks ago
Social Media Expectations: Stop the Progression Already
It's why I despise someone who all of the sudden tells me, "I'm gonna be a 46er."
buzz  adirondacks  forestpreserve  hike  camp  climb  conservation 
4 weeks ago
Federal policy change not a concern for North Country medical marijuana companies (audio)
Can't believe NY is unable to find a way to tax and sell this stuff without ruining the free-market.
news  adirondacks  newyork  politics  taxes  economicdevelopment 
4 weeks ago
State’s Frontier Town Plan Missing Key Transportation Piece
Uh..... If you add the cost of the new Frontier Town "Base Camp" and this scheme together, probably would be cheaper to actually limo-service visitors up here.
buzz  adirondacks  economicdevelopment  transportation 
4 weeks ago
Spruce Mountain - Lake George Wild Forest - 1/21/18
"It was a warm day and a fleece and microspikes were all that was needed for extra gear."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  lakegeorge  washingtoncounty 
4 weeks ago
NY aiming to invest $13 million to bolster tourism up north
"The North Country Regional Economic Development Council convened a task force last year to create a model for successful lodging development to help sustain tourism. The group found that there's a lack of full-service, modern lodging options."
news  adirondacks  newyork  taxes  economicdevelopment  tourism  politics 
4 weeks ago
On the Question of an Eighth Principle: Land Stewardship in the Age of Social Media
"None of us were born knowing how to best care for wild nature – we all had to learn it along the way, sometimes before, but more often, after we’ve already gone outside."
buzz  campfire  adirondacks  hike  camp  conservation  forestpreserve  wilderness 
4 weeks ago
Trudeau Institute gets $5 million in 2018 state budget proposal
"...to support the partnership between the State, Clarkson University and the Trudeau Institute to form a world-class biotech enterprise"
news  adirondacks  newyork  taxes  economicdevelopment  politics  saranaclake 
4 weeks ago
Cascade & Porter Mountains - High Peaks Wilderness Area - 1/20/18
"That last 0.2 mile transformation to climb above treeline can lead to a world of  isolation on the summit"
buzz  adirondacks  hike  highpeaks  essexcounty  snowshoe 
4 weeks ago
What’s in the bid for the World University Games?
"It’s something that is planned and has the ability to affect some of the ongoing issues of the region."
news  adirondacks  lakeplacid  economicdevelopment  politics  taxes  events  essexcounty  fisu 
4 weeks ago
Hotel Saranac has reopened, plans open house (audio)
"The Hotel Saranac project was driven in part by a $2 million state grant through the REDC economic development program."
news  adirondacks  lodging  heritage  taxes  economicdevelopment  saranaclake  franklincounty 
4 weeks ago
Ice jam cancels snow trains from Spa City to North Creek
"The ice jam has also delayed plans by rail company Iowa-Pacific Holdings to bring more out-of-service rail cars to the Adirondacks for long-term storage, a move strongly opposed by environmental groups and the state."
news  adirondacks  train  forestpreserve  politics  ice  conservation  warrencounty 
4 weeks ago
Time for 6ers to start giving back
"But while the number of 6ers has grown, their presence on trails when not hiking is nonexistent."
buzz  editorial  hike  saranaclake  conservation  forestpreserve 
4 weeks ago
Current Adirondack Outdoor Recreation Information
Weather, Backcountry conditions, Notices. Compiled on Thursday January 18, 2018
news  adirondacks  highpeaks  dec  currentconditions  weather  hike  camp  climb  ski  snowshoe  newyork 
5 weeks ago
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