Adirondack Wild Honors former NYS DEC Forest Rangers and Adirondack Explorer  

For Immediate ReleaseOctober 5, 2022 Contact: David Gibson518-469-4081 or Ken Rimany, krimany@adirondackwild.org Adirondack Wild Honors former NYS DEC Forest Rangers and Adirondack Explorer Paul Smith’s, NY – The nonprofit advocate Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve presents its annual awards at a ceremony set for the afternoon of Friday, October 14, 2022, in the…

RE: December 2021 hunting incident of gray wolf underscores need for DEC to increase protections

RE: December 2021 hunting incident of gray wolf underscores need for DEC to increase protections To: Commissioner Basil SeggosNew York Department of Environmental Conservation625 BroadwayAlbany, NY  12233-1010Via: Basil.Seggos@dec.ny.gov CC:     DEC Wildlife Bureau (wildlife@dec.ny.gov)Assemblymember Steve Englegight, (EngleS@nyassembly.gov)Governor Kathy Hochul   Dear Commissioner Seggos, In December 2021, a hunter in New York shot and killed a large…

Adirondack Wild Meets at Paul Smith’s Visitor Interpretive Center.  

For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 9, 2022 Contact: David Gibson518-469-4081 Adirondack Wild Meets at Paul Smith’s Visitor Interpretive Center. October 14 Meeting Open to the Public.2022 Wilderness and Wild Stewardship Awards announced. Paul Smith’s, NY – The nonprofit advocate Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve announces its Annual Meeting of Members and Friends will begin at…

Re. Project 2021-0256, DEC, Wetland Impacts Along Multi-Use Trail

Re. Project 2021-0256, DEC, Wetland Impacts Along Multi-Use Trail David GibsonManaging PartnerAdirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest PreserveBallston Lake, NY 518-469-4081dgibson@adirondackwild.org Dear Mr. Haralson, Thanks to the Agency’s longstanding study and mapping of Adirondack watersheds and wetlands, the APA has applied a fine filter to the varied characteristics, classifications, and values of Park wetlands over…

Re. Deerwood Subdivision Tree Clearing, Lot 9

Re. Deerwood Subdivision Tree Clearing, Lot 9 David GibsonManaging PartnerAdirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest PreserveBallston Lake, NY 518-469-4081dgibson@adirondackwild.org Dear Ms. Rice and Mr. Ernst, The undersigned organizations write out of concern for an anticipated future application to the APA from the owners of Lot # 9, Deerwood Subdivision, Upper Saranac Lake, to cut out…

lawn signs with the words: No Quarry

More misinformation about APA formal hearings

More misinformation about APA formal hearings by Dave Gibson, Managing Partner, Adirondack Wild Reporter Megan Plete Postol reported on a recent judicial proceeding in Oneida County Supreme Court brought by Adirondack White Lake Association. The lawsuit was brought by neighbors of Red Rock Quarry, a proposed new granite quarry to be located very close to White…

Growth in motorized uses as well as miles on the Adirondack Forest Preserve is “material,” Park advocates say.  

For Immediate ReleaseJune 7, 2022 Contact: David Gibson518-469-4081 Growth in motorized uses as well as miles on the Adirondack Forest Preserve is “material,” Park advocates say. Adirondack Wild calls on the Adirondack Park Agency to account for motorized uses on private as well as public land. In their comment letter to the Adirondack Park Agency…