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Comments sought on snowmobile access

WARRENSBURG Opinion from the public about snowmobiling on Wild Forest Lands in the Adirondacks are being sought by the Adirondack Park Agency. The public comments are being gathered as the agency will be reviewing its policies in early March regarding the extent of snowmobiling in the Adirondacks. APA staffers and Department of Environmental Conservation representatives presented their recommendations to the agency Feb. 7. Their proposed actions, which includes limiting snowmobile trails to 849 miles, are posted at: www.apa.state.ny.us/press/slideshow/text.htm Written comments may be sent to: James Connolly, Deputy Director, Planning, Adirondack Park Agency, PO Box 99, Ray Brook , NY 12977 Help teach kids where their food comes from Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Warren County is seeking volunteers to help out during Agriculture Literacy Day, Tues. April 8. The agency is looking for people to read to children in primary grades about natural foods their benefits and sources. The nutritional benefits of maple syrup and its varied uses in a well-balanced breakfast is an example of a potential subject, agency officials said. Through the Agriculture Literacy Day, Cornell University Cooperative Extension and its partners wish to create a connection between agriculture in our community and the food those kids eat on a daily basis. Donations are also being sought to fund the purchase of books on books related to local agriculture to be added to school libraries. Those interested are asked to contact John Bowe at 668-4881 or jfb32@cornell.edu. For further information see: http://cerp.cornell.edu/aitc/agliteracyday.html.

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