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137 Acres Near Lake George are Protected

The land, at Huletts Landing, though only 137 acres in two parcels, protects a watershed area.  It was purchased by the Lake George Land conservancy.

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Elizabethtown Wins $250k Grant for Recreation Assets

The project will add bike trails and link them to the school so they can easily be used for recreation.   It's building on success of other towns like Wilmington that have done a lot of bicycle recreation.

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Boquet River Attracting Salmon Runs Again

Removal of the old dam in Willsboro has begun to attract salmon runs again for the first time since the mill dam was built in the 1800s.

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3 Large Scale Composting Machines Operating

North Country School, The Wild Center, and LP Central are all now operating large scale composting machines to convert bio-waste to usable soil material and keep it out of landfills.

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Essex Cty Bed Tax Income Jumps

The first 6 months of 2019 showed a 23% increase in bed tax income in Essex County.  Some of that is growth in tourist numbers.  Also, some portion is due to the newly taxed vacation rental income.

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E-bikes Banned from Forest Preserve

NYS has passed a law banning e-bikes from the Forest Preserve.

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NYPS to Build Power Storage Facility

It will use batteries and stores 20 megawatts/hour.  It will be in Chateaugayand cost $30 million.

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Eckford Chain Begins Septic Initiative

The Eckford Chain, including Blue Mtn Lake, has begun a septic system pumping and inspection system.

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Pendragon is the Big Winner of SLK DRI Grants

Pendragon Theater won $2.5 million toward moving into a new space in town.  Other projects shared $7m more.

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Upper Saranac Lake Wins $68k to Develop Invasives Plan

Like many other lakes, a plan in place helps get grant funding to address invasives.

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Biomass Energy Plant in Lewis Cty Closed

The plant was shut down a while ago but now it is closed and the equipment will be dismantled and sold.  It was not competitive with natural gas.

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Brew Pub Opens in Bloomington

The region has yet another brew pub opening, this time in Bloomington.

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Olympic Arena to See $100m Renovation

The Lake Placid Olympic Area will see a $100 million renovation.

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Underground RR Gets More Property

The underground railroad in the region supported escaping slaves.  The museum now has more space.

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Spotted Lantern Fly in 8 NYS Counties

The aggressive insect has now been found in 8 counties. 

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Rt73 Parking Control Attempts to Limit Crowds

From Chapel Pond to Keene Valley, parking along Rt 73 has been banned.  The parking tickets are $250.

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2400 Acre Easement Protects Boquet Watershed

The Adk Land Trust purchased an easement on 2400 acres of land.  Called Eagle Mtn Preserve, apparently it had been heavily logged.  Trails will be established in the future.

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Lake George Committs to a New Sewage Plant

The existing plant has been a problem for a long time.  The community has finally committed to a replacement.

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ASRA Wins $175k toStudy Mirror Lake Salt Problems

The research will focus on Mirror Lake in Lake Placid.  It's been badlly impacted by road salt.

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Front Country Stewards Popping Up at Rt 73 Trailheads

This summer, 2019, front country stewards are showing up at trailheads all along the Rt 73 corridor.  It's a new program timed to help with parking changes.

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