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Conservation Land Goes to Private Buyer, not NYS

The 340 acre Mays Pond tract was owned by the Adk Land Trust to be sold to NYS but local government would not approve of the sale.  So it was sold to a private owner.

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Lake George Battlefield Will See a New Visitors Center

May 2019 should see the opening of a new visitors center at the LG Battlefield Park

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NY21 Congressional District in Top 20 for Outdoor Industry Spend

Outdoor recreation spending by residents in our congressional district (NY21) hits $1.5 billion annually.  This does not include spending by visitors.

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Grant Will Complete Lewis Drinking Water Project

The $750k grant will finish a major water system project in Lewis.

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Woolly Adelgid Fight Steps Up Efforts

The insect is continuing to move north.  Efforts to train people to find it and deal with it are being expanded.

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Southern Pine Beetle Found in Albany

The southern pine beetle was found on Long Island in 2014.  Now, in 2018, it has been found in Albany.

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Another Ausable River Dam to be Removed

A dam on the West Branch of the Ausable River near Lake Placid is to be removed.  All funding is in place.

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Frontiertown Groundbreaking Begins Construction

A large campground and day use area by the river will include equestrian facilities and a day use area.  A brewery is being build adjacent to the site.

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See the design here

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Frontiertown Groundbreaking Begins Construction

A large campground and day use area by the river will include equestrian facilities and a day use area.  A brewery is being build adjacent to the site.

Read the news release here
See the design here

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Lake Placid Wins $62.5m for Winter Sports Facilities

LP was awarded the funds to maintain and update the facilities sicne they will be needed for recently awarded competitions.

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Paradox Brewery to Anchor Frontiertown Campground

Paradox, from Schroon Lake, broke ground the same day as the big State project did.  It will turn the old site into a gateway to the Adirondack region.

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Ticonderoga Hospital Mergers Into UVM System

The Ti Hospital will operate with the Elizabethtown Hospital which is already part of the U of Vermont Fletcher Allen system.

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ANCA Launches Ignite, a Regional Version of Kickstarter

Ignite will help small businesses raise form $500-3000 for capital needs.  It isn't an investor group, it more like a gift to help someone launch a business.  At launch there are 3 businesses.

Look at the new website here.
Read the news story about it here.

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NYS Holds Summit on Lake Champlain´s Toxic Algae Blooms

An effort to combat toxic algae blooms in Lake Champlain has $65 million from NYS.  The summit is the first step in determining how to use these funds.

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Land Gift in Johnsburg Goes to the Town, Not the State

The 227 acre gift includes a popular swimming are and an island.  The gift came from the Open Space Institute.  It is to be used as a park forever.

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2017 Census Shows Continuing Population Losses

The estimates show a 7.3% decline in Hamilton Cty since 2010.  

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Ticonderoga Meat Plant Closed, for Sale

The plant in Ticonderoga is new and was supported by NYS grants.  But now it is closed and for sale.

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Food Justice Summit Held at The Wild Center

Over 150 people from 25 organizations attended the summit to address topics including farmer wages, food prices, food supplies to schools and prisons, etc.  It was the first regional discussion of these issues.  

Read about the summit meeting here.


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New Consulting Firm Helps Diversity Work

A new consulting firm, Adirondack Diversity Solutions, aims to bring highly skilled teams to diversity projects in the Adirondacks.  

Read about the company here.

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Campsite Rental Site Launched by AirB&B

The new site, called Tentrr, offers a way for owners of under used camp sites to earn a bit of money.  It is soon to be available for the Adirondacks.

You can check out the site here.

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