It’s been over 100 years since New
York State decreed
that the Adirondacks would remain "forever
wild," but the Adirondack Park
is more than just a natural preserve: it’s a distinctive amalgam of public and
private lands, human and natural communities.
We talk to Jon Erickson, co-editor of the new book "The Great
Experiment in Conservation: Voices from the Adirondack
Park," about the successes and
failures of this region just across the water.
We also talk to Pam Blair, whose two sons have just deployed