APA Set to Approve More Adirondack Park Sprawl

For Immediate ReleaseMarch 08, 2021Contact: David Gibson, 518-469-4081 APA Set to Approve More Adirondack Park Sprawl. New Subdivision Will Harm Lake, Forest, Wildlife Habitats.Urgent Need for new Legislation. Northampton, NY — This coming Friday the NYS Adirondack Park Agency (APA) is poised to approve, with conditions, 32 new second home lots, driveways and septic tanks…

Elk Lake

Elk Lake: The First Adirondack Conservation Easement

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s website reveals that 777,206 acres of private land in the Adirondack Park are protected by a state-owned conservation easement.  During the Adirondack Park Centennial year of 1992 there were 93,000 acres of private lands under state-owned easement in the Park. That number jumped to 250,000 acres early in…