Inlet, NY – Following its recent investigations in the Moose River Plains Wild Forest, Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve calls upon the New York State Adirondack Park Agency (APA) and Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to table actions on a proposed draft unit management plan (UMP) for the 82,239 acre area within the Adirondack Forest Preserve in the central Adirondack Park.
Paul Smiths, NY – Students enrolled in Pace University Law School’s research seminar on “Forever Wild” recently climbed St. Regis Mountain in the Adirondack Park to learn more about contemporary wilderness issues and to apply their research about enhancing New York’s Forever Wild Constitution and related legal mandates. The hike was led by partners with Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve, a non-profit advocacy and educational organization dedicated to providing opportunities for dialogue for the wild and training for wild land stewardship.
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Keene, NY – Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve has written the APA advising that any immediate classification of the summits of Hurricane and St. Regis Mountains to Historic status would violate several provisions of the State Land Master Plan. The Agency is recommending that very action tomorrow at their monthly meeting in Ray Brook.
Keene, NY -- Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve calls upon New York’s Governor and all State Agencies to apply long needed ecosystem-based, wild land management principles and goals in its decisions about State lands and State-owned conservation easements in the Adirondack and Catskill Parks. The group will be sponsoring a Dialogue for the Wild in upcoming weeks and months, and invites the State’s full participation.
Keene, NY – A new advocacy and educational organization with an historic wilderness legacy and niche is launching today. Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve will focus on a long range vision of the benefits of wild lands all across New York State, including the constitutionally protected Adirondack and Catskill Forest Preserve. Adirondack Wild will advocate when wild lands are threatened, be a strong partner to protect them, and train stewards to care for them. Its constituency will be all those who love and value wilderness and wild lands from New York State, and beyond.
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