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Hunting Camps Saved

New York State Conservation Easements Now Allow Hunting Camps to Remain

Lost 78 Clubs

Victory! 220 Hunting Camps to be Saved on Former Champion International Land

New information added on January 3, 2010

Click below to see some of the camps in New York that were scheduled for demolition.
Skate Creek Club
St. Regis Club
Azure Mountain Club
Beaver Pond Club
Sunbeam Club
Benz Pond Club

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Fall 2006
"Remaining Champion Hunting Camps May Be Saved" - New York Property Rights Clearinghouse, Fall 2006

March 2, 2001:
"Appeal by PRFA Lawsuit Group Heard at Appellate Division"

December 2, 2000:
"Appeal of lawsuit challenging State acquisition of Champion International lands"

See Also

Hunting Issues - New York

"St. Lawrence County Officials and Sportsmen Unite to Save Clubs — Stillwater Club Meeting Focuses on Keeping Hancock Tracts in Private Hands"

Additional Resources
Additional Resources

Adirondack Citizens Council Announced - First Meeting, Colton, N.Y., April 24, 2003.
A new organization has formed to give a greater voice to citizens in legislation and policy making for the future of the Adirondacks. Hank Ford announced the first meeting at a packed gathering of hunting clubs, local government and legislatures at the Stillwater Club in April. Hunters, fishermen, snowmobilers, ATV'ers, logging industries, local government, businesses and citizens are invited.

Diamond Sportsmen's Club, Inc. - Click for information about recreational, hunting and fishing club on 3,283 acres being purchased surrounding Barney Pond in the Adirondacks near South Colton, N.Y.

Attorneys for the Champion International Lawsuit: James E Morgan & M. Sheila Galvin
Galvin and Morgan, Attorneys at Law

In-Depth Information

  • May 30, 2001:
    "Update on Adirondack Litigation" - Speech by Carol W. LaGrasse to the Adirondack Park Agency Local Government Review Board, Baxter Mountain Lodge, Keene, N.Y.
    The lawsuit challenging the State acquisition of the Champion International tracts and the lawsuit that Carol LaGrasse brought on April 30, 2001 challenging new regulations promulgated by the Adirondack Park Agency.

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