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Follensby Pond seen as jewel in state crown

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Someday, the state will acquire Follensby Pond, a sapphire of the Adirondacks. Located in the remote country east of Tupper Lake, the 1,000-acre wilderness lake is legendary — site of the Philosopher’s Camp of 1858, and pristine enough that it’s where the effort to re-introduce bald eagles to New York state was launched in the 1980s. It’s in no danger at all of the shoreline being subdivided for lakefront mansions. The Nature Conservancy bought the ...

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