Adirondack Issues

Editorials about the Adirondacks

NYS DEC Proposes Revised Bear Feeding Rules

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has published proposed regulations to amend the DEC’s black bear feeding regulations to establish a comprehensive, state-wide prohibition on the intentional and incidental feeding of black bears in New York. The proposed…

Adirondack Update: Camping Restrictions

In 2001, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (the “DEC”) added new camping restrictions to the regulations governing use of wilderness areas in the Adirondack Park, including (1) a description of an area known as the South Meadows-Flowed…

NYS DEC CRACKDOWN ON DEER POACHING

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Crackdown on Deer Poaching Nets More than 100 Individuals December 8, 2009 Contact: Yancey Roy, NYS DEC (518) 402-8000 “Operation Jackhammer” Targets Violators in Hudson Valley, Catskills, Capital Region and Adirondacks A major…

How to Survive a Day Hike

The Eastwick Press recently published a story about two local hikers who got in trouble on a planned day hike up Round Mountain in the Adirondacks. You can read the full story here: Desperate Hours For Two Grafton Hikers While…