• “Adirondack conservationist Clarence Petty lived to the age of 104. By any measure, he packed a lot of living into those years. He was a pioneering aviator, a teacher, and a woodsman. But Clarence Petty’s most enduring accomplishment was his role in setting aside vast tracts of the Adirondack Park as wilderness.”

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  • “Before the Adirondacks became a constitutionally protected wilderness area and vacation spot for millions of people, the region was “parte incognito,” or parts unknown, according to a 1556 map of what is now New York state.”

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  • “The state Department of Environmental Conservation has expanded its partnership with Paul Smith’s College to provide boat stewards and decontamination equipment operators at 28 sites throughout the Adirondacks, including a number of locations around the southeastern Adirondacks.”

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