Adirondack Park Agency

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Applicant / Project Title: NYSDEC
Comment Period Ends:   Thursday, June 24, 2021
APA Project ID: 2021-0114
Project Description: Application of the pesticide Prenfish Toxicant" (Active Ingredient: 5% Rotenone) to remove non-native golden shiners from Long Pond, a lake in the Debar Wild Forest. The lake will be stocked to establish a native brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) population upon natural degradation of the toxicant. This will be the second reclamation of Long Pond, with a previous reclamation undertaken in 1965. The project complies with the Guidelines for Fisheries Management in Wilderness, Primitive, and Canoe Areas (Adopted by the Adirondack Park Agency on April 26, 1990 and Amended on July 10, 1992).

Project Location:  Long Pond, Town of Waverly, Franklin County, Tax Parcels 225.-3-12 and 240.-3-1
Project County: Franklin
APA Land Use Classification: Wild Forest
APA Contact:  Leigh R. Walrath
Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)891-4050
Contact Person for Project: Christopher Powers
NYSDEC Region 5, Fisheries
232 Golf Course Road
Warrensburg, NY 12977
APA Project Type: 9 NYCRR Part 578

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