Bill Named in Honor of Late Wilmington Supervisor The bi-partisan Randy Preston Road Salt Reduction Act passed in both houses this week. If signed by Governor Cuomo, it will create a pilot program that will implement strategies to reduce road salt affecting Adirondack waters, … [Read more...] about Road Salt Reduction Act Passes Both Houses
I hope that you and your family are well and safe during this incredibly difficult time. My name is Kristin Kimball, I am an author and co-owner of a 1,100-acre sustainable, diversified farm in the Adirondack Champlain Valley. It's clear that people are more eager now than … [Read more...] about Let’s Help Local Food Systems Come Out Stronger
[Note: "How does one recognize an old-growth forest in the Adirondacks?" was written by Robert "Bob" Leverett of Native Tree Society, and appears on this blog with permission. Thanks to the Old-Growth Forest Network for sharing this fact sheet. Thanks also to Rob Leverett for … [Read more...] about How does one recognize an old-growth forest in the Adirondacks?
"A dozen local farms and food producers are the recipients of a new micro-grant program designed to make farms more environmentally friendly while also bolstering the local economy. As green shoots sprout, farmers are already putting the funds, all between $500 and $1,500, to … [Read more...] about Westport, Essex Farms Recipients of Micro-Grants (The Sun)
The Adirondack Council is calling for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to stop a shipping company from its planned use of tracks deep in the Adirondack Park as a storage and inspection area for oil train tank cars. Plans by the Chicago-based Iowa-Pacific holdings to put the tanker cars on … [Read more...] about Adirondack Council Opposes Storage of Oil Trains in Park