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ADK Applauds Emphasis on Education, Stewardship, and Data Collection in Recommendations Released by High Peaks Strategic Planning Advisory Group

2021-01-26T08:57:36-05:00

Michael Barrett Executive Director 518-449-3870 (work) 573-355-6030 (cell) michael@adk.org Lake Placid, NY– June 22, 2020 – The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has released a list of short-term recommendations (pdf link) compiled by the High Peaks Strategic Planning Advisory Group (HPAG) for managing high recreational use in the READ MORE

Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics Provides Recommendations for Mitigating High Use Impacts in the Adirondack Park

2020-02-03T14:09:23-05:00

Michael Barrett Executive Director 518-449-3870 (work) 573-355-6030 (cell) michael@adk.org Lake Placid, NY – February 3, 2020 – The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics has released a series of recommendations for managing recreation-related impacts across the Adirondack Park. Central themes in the report include a need for comprehensive park planning, READ MORE

Changes to High Peaks Regulations, Zoning Delayed

2021-01-26T08:57:45-05:00

In 2018, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) released an amendment to the Unit Management Plan (pdf link) for the High Peaks Wilderness Complex. This document, which addresses a broad range of topics from biodiversity to recreation regulations, represents a series of actions that the DEC will READ MORE