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Photo of the first Adirondack Park Agency board, which included Richard Lawrence, Peter Paine, Jr and Mary Prime, in 1971 with Gov. Nelson Rockefeller and Lt. Gov. Malcolm Wilson

A Green Lobbyist’s Memoir

Senator Ron Stafford, the Plattsburgh Republican who dominated North Country politics for more than forty years, was among the legislators who opposed the creation of the Adirondack Park Agency in 1971. A bill he sponsored in 1977 to abolish the new ... Read More
Photo of Tim Barnett, left, with two other Lake George Land Conservancy founders, Shauna DeSantis and the late Mark Johnson, photographed on northern Lake George in 1990, celebrating the new organization’s first acquisition.

Tim Barnett, Conservation Leader in Lake George and the Adirondacks, Has Died

Land protection pioneer Tim Barnett, the first executive director of the Adirondack Nature Conservancy and a founder of the Lake George Land Conservancy, died on August 29 at the age of 82. Barnett also served on the Lake George Land Conservancy’s ... Read More
Photo of doctor and med school student.

Hudson Headwaters:  Visa Waivers Address Physician Shortage 

“We now have new opportunities to recruit physicians,” says Sean Philpott-Jones, Hudson Headwaters Health Network’s Vice President for Government Relations and Grants Management. According to Philpott-Jones, a federal program that enables the ... Read More