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  1. Tug Hill and Adirondack Park Connecting Corridor Tom Dobrydney FOR 557 Fall 2006

  2. Tug Hill • 150,000 acres of forest • 3rd largest in NY • Headwaters to 4,000 miles of rivers and streams • 7 rare plant species, 4 rare animal species, and 14 different natural communities • Conservation Actions • The Nature Conservancy – purchased 45,000 acres, 30,000 acres are protected via conservation easement with NYS DEC

  3. Corridor Criteria • Bridging the gap: • Forest Land Cover • At least 10 acres of Forest • Parcels to be in “Great Divide” • Town of Turin

  4. Land Cover

  5. Town of Turin

  6. Mailing List and Assessed Value Totals: Acreage 1564, Assess Land $486000, Assessed Total $1.2Million

  7. Problems/Changes • Distance Analysis • Narrowing down study area • Town of Turin • “Great Divide” • Editing data • Tax Maps • Tax Points • Roads/Rivers

  8. Questions/Comments?