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Raquette Boreal - Unit Management Plan

The Raquette Boreal Unit encompasses Forest Preserve and Conservation Easement (CE) lands in the Towns of Hopkinton, Colton, and Piercefield in St. Lawrence County. These lands are classified into two Forest Preserve land units; the Raquette River Wild Forest, and the Raquette-Jordan Boreal Primitive Area. Conservation Easement lands in the unit include the Kildare CE, the Raquette River North CE, the Raquette River South CE, and the Carry Falls East CE.

2017 Amendment to the UMP

DEC is proposing to amend both the Five Mile CE Interim Recreation Management Plan (IRMP) and the Kildare Recreation Management Plan portion of the 2006 Raquette Boreal UMP to construct the "Kildare Connector Road" between the Five Mile and the Kildare CEs in the town of Hopkinton, St. Lawrence County.

The draft amendment plan can be downloaded from the link below. The Department will accept public comment on the draft amendment through October 27, 2017.

Comments may be submitted to:
Peter D'Luhosch, Conservation Easement Specialist
NYS DEC
6739 US Hwy. 11
Potsdam, NY 13676 or via email at: R6.ump@dec.ny.gov

2017 Draft Amendment to the Five Mile IRMP and Kildare RMP - PDF (1.4 MB)

2006 UMP

The 2006 Unit Management Plan (UMP) for the Raquette Boreal Unit can be downloaded from the link below. If you have questions about the UMP please e-mail us at: r6.ump@dec.ny.gov.

Raquette Boreal Unit Management Plan - PDF (5 MB)