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Adirondack Park Agency clear-cutting proposal met with opposition

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The Adirondack Park Agency may ease rules on commercial lumber harvests in the Adirondack Park, and also make it easier to fight the Asian clam infestation in Lake George. But the proposal to allow a form of “clear-cutting” in Adirondack forests is generating opposition from some environmental groups. “Perhaps clear-cutting is a tool that some timber companies favor to regenerate a certain species of tree,” said Diane Fish, executive director of the Adirondack Council, “but ...

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