Re. Public Comment, Wild Forest Guideline No. 4, “No Material Increase”

Re. Public Comment, Wild Forest Guideline No. 4, “No Material Increase” David GibsonManaging PartnerAdirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest PreserveBallston Lake, NY 518-469-4081dgibson@adirondackwild.org Comment Summary: Adirondack Wild appreciates having the 60-day comment period, as it affords the public sufficient time to try and relate this particular State Land Master Plan guideline for which you are…

Paul Schaefer and Dan Plumley sitting on a couch smiling

A Conversation with Wilderness Champion Paul Schaefer

A Conversation with Wilderness Champion Paul Schaefer by Dave Gibson, Managing Partner, Adirondack Wild A 1993 conversation between Friends of the Forest Preserve founder and 20th century Adirondack wilderness coalition leader Paul Schaefer (1908-1996) and Kathy Hargis is one of the best, short interviews Schaefer ever gave. Just 25 minutes long, the interview is accessed at www.adirondackwild.org/media/videos and scrolling…

Re. Comments on Climate Scoping Plan

Comments to: the New York State Climate Action Council David GibsonManaging PartnerAdirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest PreserveBallston Lake, NY 518-469-4081dgibson@adirondackwild.org On behalf of the nonprofit advocate Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve, we are pleased to submit these comments on the Draft Scoping Plan. Your visionary scope extending to specific strategies that reach…

Re. A. 794, an amendment of Article XIV, “Forever Wild,” at the former Camp Gabriels

The Hon. Steve Englebright, Chair, Environmental Conservation CommitteeThe Hon. Charles Lavine, Chair, Judiciary CommitteeNYS AssemblyAlbany, NY 12248 David GibsonManaging PartnerAdirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest PreserveBallston Lake, NY 518-469-4081dgibson@adirondackwild.org Re. A. 794, an amendment of Article XIV, “Forever Wild,” at the former Camp Gabriels Dear Assembly Members Englebright and Lavine, We write out of concern…

Memorandum of Support for S. 1145 – To Senator Kaminsky, regarding Conservation Design

An Act to amend the executive law in relation to preserving ecological integrity, wildlife and open space in the Adirondack Park, sponsored by Senator Kaminsky, et.al. David GibsonManaging PartnerAdirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest PreserveBallston Lake, NY 518-469-4081dgibson@adirondackwild.org Memorandum of Support for S. 1145 – To Senator Kaminsky, regarding Conservation Design Adirondack Wild: Friends of…

Letter to the Editor – Adirondack Explorer

Letters to the EditorThe Adirondack Explorer David GibsonManaging PartnerAdirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest PreserveBallston Lake, NY 518-469-4081dgibson@adirondackwild.org Letter to the Editor – Adirondack Explorer In your May/June issue, Brad Edmondson, author of A Wild Idea, reviews another book just out, Inside the Green Lobby, by Bernard Melewski. Brad’s book review is factually misleading in…