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Forest Preserve Temporary Revocable Permit Log

The Department of Environmental Conservation manages nearly 3 million acres of Forest Preserve Lands in New York State. Temporary Revocable Permits, typically referred to as TRPs, are issued by the Department to grant permission for the temporary use of these lands to individuals or organizations to carry out projects and activities which are appropriate to such land.

The TRP log below details approved activities currently taking place on Adirondack and Catskill Forest Preserve lands. Public comments regarding the approved activities are welcome and may be emailed to Preserve Log or mailed to Forest Preserve Stewardship Coordinator, NYS DEC, Lands & Forests, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-4254. Please reference the TRP number in your correspondence.

Note: Once a public comment is received by the Department, it is a public record and is subject to disclosure.

Forest Preserve
Land Unit(s)
County Town Applicant Permitted Activity Start Date of Use End Date of Use
8620 5 Horseshoe Lake Wild Forest Franklin Tupper Lake NYS DOT Replacement of a stormwater drainage system. 4/20/15 4/19/16
8952 5 Port Henry Boat Launch Essex Port Henry USGS Installation of a lake level, wind, and precipitation monitoring station 3/30/15 2/29/16
8960 5 Taylor Pond, Hammon Pond Wild Forests, & Sentinel Range Wilderness Multiple Multiple University of Missouri Tree ring analysis of fire scarred trees 5/1/15 4/30/16
9022 5 Hammond Pond Wild Forest Essex North Hudson National Grid Replace 2 utility poles on Ensign Pond Rd 4/1/15 3/31/16
9030 5 & 6 Multiple Multiple Multiple SUNY ESF Research study for Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis on amphibians 5/1/15 4/30/16
9055 5 Sentinel Range Wilderness & Saranac Lakes Wild Forest Essex North Elba Essex Co DPW Replacement of county owned bridge. 4/1/15 3/31/16
9071 5 Saranac Lakes Wild Forest Franklin Harrietstown Girl Scouts of Northeastern NY Routine Road Maintenance on Lake Clear Camp Road 4/15/15 4/14/16
9112 5 Saranac Lakes Wild Forest Franklin Saranac Lake National Grid In-kind replacement of 3 utility poles 5/11/15 5/10/16
9164 5 Vanderwhacker Mt. Wild Forest & Lake George Wild Forest Essex Minerva National Grid Utility pole replacement 5/15/15 5/13/16
9165 5 Hammond Pond, Vanderwhacker Mt., Wilcox Lake, Shaker Mtn., Lake George Wild Forests & Silver Lake Wilderness Multiple Multiple National Grid Routine line clearance 6/1/15 5/31/16
9187 5 Whiteface Mountain Intensive Use Area & Wilmington Wild Forest Essex Wilmington Syracuse University Study of Mercury transfer through ecosystem 6/1/15 5/31/16
9203 5 Saranac Lakes Wild Forest High Peaks, McKenzie Mtn, & Sentinel Range Wilderness Essex North Elba Lake Placid Village Electric Line maintenance 6/1/15 5/31/16
9226 4 Multiple Multiple Multiple Binghamton University Study of Lyme and other tick-borne pathogens 7/14/15 7/13/16
9307 5 Lake George Wild Forest Warren Lake George Warren Co Soil & Water Habitat restoration at sites affected by roadside erosion in Northwest Bay Brook 8/4/15 6/30/16
9360 5 Sentinel Range Wilderness, Wilmington Wild Forest, & Wilmington Notch Campground Essex Wilmington NYSEG Line Maintenance 8/17/15 8/16/16
9361 5 Hammond Pond Wild Forest Essex Ticonderoga NYSDOT Hazard Tree Removal (42 Trees) 8/24/15 8/24/16
9368 5 St. Regis Canoe Area Franklin Brighton Seaway Timber Harvesting Maintenance on a road right-of-way 8/17/15 8/16/16
9426 5 Lake George Wild Forest Washington Fort Ann National Grid Utility Pole Replacement 10/1/15 9/30/16
9496 5 Lake George Wild Forest Warren Hague NYS DOT Hazard Tree Removal (12 Trees) 9/30/15 9/29/16
9540 5 Wilcox Lake Wild Forest Saratoga Edinburg Town of Edinburg Hazard Tree Removal (24 Trees) 9/1/15 7/1/16
9550 5 Saranac Lakes Wild Forest & McKenzie Mountain Wilderness Essex North Elba NYS DOT Hazard Tree Removal (401 Trees) Route 86 11/16/15 11/15/16
9570 5 High Peaks Wilderness Area Essex North Elba Lake Placid Village Electric Hazard Tree Removal (117 Trees) 11/16/15 11/15/16
9630 5 Multiple Multiple Multiple National Grid Routine line clearance 1/1/16 12/31/16
9633 6 Multiple Multiple Multiple National Grid Routine line clearance 4/1/16 3/31/17
9639 3 Kenneth Wilson Campground Ulster Multiple Ulster Co DPW Hazard Tree Removal ( 38 Trees) 1/11/16 12/31/16
9646 5 Multiple Hamilton Multiple National Grid Hazard Tree Removal Route 28 & Gilmantown Rd (48Trees) 1/12/16 5/31/16