New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Region 5 in Warrensburg, Warren County, NY, coordinated with the vendor Showcase, LLC to complete maintenance on the high-use Cheney Pond Road and the Wolf Pond parking lot in the Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest, Town of Minerva, Essex County, in the Adirondack Park. [Read more…] about Road Rehabilitation, Parking Lot Improvements in the Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest
Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers respond to search and rescue incidents throughout New York State. Working with other state agencies, local emergency response organizations and volunteer search and rescue groups, Forest Rangers locate and extract lost, injured or distressed people.
What follows is a report, prepared by DEC, of recent missions carried out by Forest Rangers. [Read more…] about Rangers Rescue Several Hikers Over July 4th Week, Including 4 Incidents In Keene
Wildfires burned more than 25 acres in six Upstate New York counties over the past week, according to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). The wild land fires were the latest of dozens of fires started by inattentive campers, illegal brush burning and other causes that have rapidly spread in unusually hot and dry conditions across the state. One fire spread into Hudson Highlands State Park; another burned in the Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest. [Read more…] about Wildfires Continue To Burn Upstate New York State
Revolution Rail Company (RevRail) has announced its purchase of the Saratoga and North Creek Railway, which stretches from the hamlet of North Creek in Johnsburg, Warren County, north to the Tahawus mining works in the Town of Newcomb, Essex County. [Read more…] about Former Saratoga and North Creek Railway Purchased
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Adirondack Land Trust have announced the addition of 250 acres to the Forest Preserve on Moxham Mountain between Minerva, Essex County and North Creek, Warren County.
The acquisition will increase public access to the south side of Moxham Mountain for hiking and rock climbing. [Read more…] about 250 Acres Added to Forest Preserve at Moxham Mountain
The Adirondack Land Trust has purchased 60 acres surrounded by the Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest, closing a gap in the New York State Forest Preserve. [Read more…] about Adirondack Park Inholding Protected, Closing Forest Preserve Gap