The Champlain Valley was the last part added to the Adirondack Park. It has little public land and, until recently, few hiking trails. This limited the economic benefits of outdoor recreation because people bypassed the valley on their way to trails in the High Peaks. But, that … [Read more...] about How can everyone benefit from trails? (THE SUN)
Frank White and Christine Babson have been visiting Long Pond in Willsboro for their whole lives. When they inherited their parents’ properties, they considered ways to continue that enjoyment while protecting the lake they loved. They focused on a 25-acre parcel they owned at … [Read more...] about CATS Long Pond Program Conserves 25 Acres
It was a win-win-win when Champlain Area Trails completed its first “trade-land” transaction at the end of 2016. Champlain Area Trails Executive Director Chris Maron said they were able to accept a donation of a 21-acre property in Crown Point and immediately sell it to a … [Read more...] about Three-way Land Transaction with CATS Benefits All (PRESS REPUBLICAN)
Making the Most of GPS APPS This Saturday, August 13 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Shelby Perry of Northeast Wilderness Trust will show you how you can be sure you're on the right trail, keep you from getting lost, and how to make a map of your hike at the beginners workshop, … [Read more...] about CATS August Outings & September Harvest Festival
CATS in the NEWS! CATS has been featured recently in local publications and on Mountain Lake PBS! Click to view the Mountain Lake PBS clip and to read articles in Adirondack Sports, UnderCurrents, a north country newspaper (page 2), and the Land Trust Alliance Magazine, Saving … [Read more...] about CATS in the News, Mountain Biking Trails, and More!