An effort is under way to permanently protect a Boy Scout camp in the southern Catskill Mountains. The Conservation Fund has purchased more than 6,000 acres of Ten Mile River Scout Reservation from the Greater New York Councils of the Boy Scouts of America for an undisclosed amount. The multi-year plan would eventually turn about 9,400 acres into state forestland.
The Conservation Fund will purchase 23,000 acres of working forestland in New York, Vermont and Massachusetts. The Conservation Fund will buy sections of…