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Old 10-13-2017, 09:56 AM   #29
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Originally Posted by gebbyfish View Post
I think the real issue here is NY State's failure to adequately support the mission in the Adirondacks with $$ and more rangers, while at the same time ceaselessly encouraging more tourism to the area with their ad campaigns and blue highway signs.

How is spending more $ or increasing the Ranger force going to decrease the # of rescues? If anything, it will increase those #'s since people will feel like there is a bigger safety net to come and pick them up if they get into trouble.

If rescue #'s continue to rise, we're going to see more and more of the state budget spent on those efforts rather than on true conservation efforts.
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