“We simply need that wild country available to us, even if we never do more
than drive to its edge and look in. For it can be a means of reassuring ourselves
of our sanity as creatures, a part of the geography of hope.”
—Wallace Stegner's Wilderness Letter, December 3, 1960



Adirondack Wild comments on APA Project No. 2010-0070 Marion River Carry Railroad Company Utowana Lake – 5 Lot Subdivision, Scenic River, Wetlands, Resource Management

I am writing in response to the notice of projects for public input on the park agency’s Internet website and wish to offer comment on behalf of our partnership of Adirondack Wild and Friends of the Forest Preserve, Inc. on the above project. While I have only recently learned of the project and have not been able to review the project file and design maps for this project, I wish to share several concerns as follows:… read PDF >

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The mission of Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve is to advance New York’s ‘Forever Wild’ legacy and Forest Preserve policies in the Adirondack and Catskill Parks, and promote public and private land stewardship that is consistent with wild land values through education, advocacy and research.

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