Read about wilderness wins over the past year for each state in the Northeast, from New York over to Maine and down through Connecticut.
With the slap of her tail, the beaver formally welcomed us to her domain. She dipped back under the tannin-brown water, reemerged, slapped again, and zigzagged around her lodge. This river was her home, not ours; we were interlopers in her wild place.
A vast expanse of Adirondack foothills at the headwaters of the Boquet River, including wild streams, pristine ponds, and mature forest, has been permanently protected for the benefit of nature and people in a major land preservation milestone within the Adirondack Park’s ‘Blue Line.’
Accomplished photographer, scientist, and wilderness advocate, Brendan Wiltse, shares a tale from adventures in conservation in a wild (and as yet unprotected) corner of New York’s Adirondack Park.