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Editorial on Retiring APA Head

I agree with the editorial. As a victim of the APA's handiwork myself, they go much too far.

http://poststar.com/news/opinion/editorial/editorial-apa-leader-s-silence-deafening/article_d4ab9a6c-b266-11e0-b0e5-001cc4c002e0.html
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John Sheehan: Snowmobile Trails Plan Goes Too Far

What follows is a guest essay by John Sheehan of The Adirondack Council. The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation is moving forward with a plan that effectively opens much of the Forest Preserve to snowmobile trails.
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A Global Perspective on the Adirondack Park

Adirondack Journal of Envirnmental Studies writer Lee Gross interivews Bill Weber, a pioneer in Rwanda’s effort to protect primates through tourism, for an international perspective on the Adirondack Park.
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Maroun speaks out against Tupper Lake mayor - The Adirondack Daily Enterprise

Maroun speaks out against Tupper Lake mayorThe Adirondack Daily EnterpriseBoard members have spent many hours working on the ACR, and they'll have the final say with conditions if the state Adirondack Park Agency issues a permit.
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Cougar migrated from South Dakota

The mountain lion was killed by a car in Connecticut. Photo courtesy of Connecticut DEEP.
You may have read about the cougar that was killed when struck by a car in Milford, Connecticut, in June.
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Can this Adirondack Park Agency board handle the Adirondack Club and Resort decision?

Can this Adirondack Park Agency board handle the Adirondack Club and Resort decision? | Adirondack Park Agency News | Scoop.it
Brain Mann questions whether the current APA Board is up to the task of making a decision on the ACR project.
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Second Asian Clam Infestation Found in Lake George

Second Asian Clam Infestation Found in Lake George | Adirondack Park Agency News | Scoop.it
A new infestation of the invasive species Asian clam (Corbicula fluminea) has been discovered in Lake George in Boon Bay in the Town of Bolton.
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Current Conditions in the Adirondack Park (July 28)

Bear cannisters now required for High Peaks camping. This announcement is for general use - local conditions may vary and are subject to sometimes drastic changes.Listen for the weekly Adirondack Outdoor Recreation Report Friday mornings on WNBZ (AM 920 & 1240, FM 105 & 102.1), WSLP (93.3) and the stations...
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Challenge to APA land use regulations rejected in court - North Country Public Radio

Challenge to APA land use regulations rejected in court - North Country Public Radio | Adirondack Park Agency News | Scoop.it
(07/15/11) A challenge to a controversial set of state Adirondack Park Agency regulations has been rejected, in a midlevel state court.
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40 years later, case of missing boy remains an Adirondacks mystery - Glens Falls Post-Star

40 years later, case of missing boy remains an Adirondacks mystery - Glens Falls Post-Star | Adirondack Park Agency News | Scoop.it
40 years later, case of missing boy remains an Adirondacks mysteryGlens Falls Post-StarFour decades after the disappearance of the 8-year-old boy triggered one of the biggest missing persons searches in the region, it remains one of the biggest...
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APA Chairman Curt Stiles will not seek reappointment - North Country Public Radio

APA Chairman Curt Stiles will not seek reappointment - North Country Public Radio | Adirondack Park Agency News | Scoop.it
APA Chairman Curt Stiles will not seek reappointmentNorth Country Public Radio(07/18/11) Adirondack Park Agency Chairman Curt Stiles will not seek reappointment to the APA board.
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A big, nasty plant

A big, nasty plant | Adirondack Park Agency News | Scoop.it
And it's another invader to boot. The New York conservation department made headlines today with its war on giant hogweed.
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High Peaks History: Johns Brook Lodge

Johns Brook (the apostrophe fell away long ago) was named for John Gibbs who lived at (or at least owned) the spot where the brook enters the East Branch of the Ausable in about 1795 (about where the Mountaineer stands today in Keene Valley).
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Stiles's resignation effective Aug. 12 - Glens Falls Post-Star (blog)

Stiles's resignation effective Aug. 12 - Glens Falls Post-Star (blog) | Adirondack Park Agency News | Scoop.it
Stiles's resignation effective Aug. 12Glens Falls Post-Star (blog)The resignation of Adirondack Park Agency Chairman Curt Stiles takes effect Aug. 12, according to a letter he sent to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
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Invasives Program Named 'Conservationist of the Year'

The Adirondack Invasive Plant Program (APIPP) received the Adirondack Council’s “2001 Conservationist of the Year” award in a ceremony at the historic Irondequoit Inn on July 9. APIPP is the 27th winner of the prestigious annual award.
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Morning Read: Essex County aready wrestling with prop tax cap

Morning Read:  Essex County aready wrestling with prop tax cap | Adirondack Park Agency News | Scoop.it
Kim Smith Dedham is reporting in the Plattsburgh Press Republican that the freshly-minted property tax cap is creating headaches for budget-makers in Elizabethtown.
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DEC Annouces NY Forest Photo Contest

DEC Annouces NY Forest Photo Contest | Adirondack Park Agency News | Scoop.it
In recognition of the importance of forests to the health and well being of society, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has announced a contest to celebrate New York’s forests.
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ATV-trail framework begins

ATV-trail framework begins | Adirondack Park Agency News | Scoop.it
Work begins Aug. 4 to create a nonprofit agency to plan and build a trail system for all-terrain vehicles in Franklin County.
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East Branch of St. Regis Should be Wild

Adirondack Explorer editor Phil Brown makes a case for re-classifying the river.
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The Competition Starts Today!

The Competition Starts Today! | Adirondack Park Agency News | Scoop.it
Solar? Light rail? We'll see.

The auditorium at Schenectady County Community College was brimming with enthusiasm this morning for Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Lt. Gov.
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New law promotes affordable Adirondack housing - Wall Street Journal

New law promotes affordable Adirondack housing - Wall Street Journal | Adirondack Park Agency News | Scoop.it
Cuomo says Friday the law should give Adirondack residents with modest means the ability to reduce their housing costs and bring new building projects to local economies in the region.
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Fewer APA permit applications so far in 2011 - The Adirondack Daily Enterprise

RAY BROOK - The number of applications submitted to the state Adirondack Park Agency is down so far this year.
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APA regulators receive grim report on landslide - Plattsburgh Press Republican

RAY BROOK — Data from the biggest landslide in state history reached Adirondack Park land-use regulators this week.
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Dave Gibson: Building Rights for ACR?

Most American communities will ultimately develop according to how they are zoned.
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Anne LaBastille, Adirondack 'Woodswoman,' dies - Arts ...

Anne LaBastille, Adirondack 'Woodswoman,' dies - Arts ... | Adirondack Park Agency News | Scoop.it
LaBastille was a commissioner of New York's Adirondack Park Agency for 17 years, with an unpaid seat on its board from 1975 to 1993. The APA regulates land use in the 6-million-acre Adirondack Park. ...
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