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Bob Marshall Complex: New Wild Lands map targets eco-tourism

Officials and wildlife specialists speak to Old Forge crowd on Wednesday

Representatives of The Adirondack Council and the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation gathered at the Town of Webb Board Meeting Room in Old Forge on Wednesday, June 29 to announce the promotion of the Bob Marshall Wild Lands Complex, a new cooperative effort to help increase eco-tourism in 24 historic Adirondack communities.

Brian Houseal, executive director of the Adirondack Council, described these communities as the natural gateways to the largest wild lands area in the eastern United States, and believes that “all New Yorkers should be proud that this Forest Preserve is unique in the world.” Continue reading

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