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Daily news about the Park by special arrangement with Adirondack Almanack

 

ADK Commends Governor Cuomo’s Executive Budget for FY 2020-2021

Michael Barrett Executive Director 518-449-3870 (work) 573-355-6030 (cell) michael@adk.org Albany, NY – January 21st, 2020 – In the New York State Executive Budget Proposal released today, Governor Cu READ MORE

By | January 22nd, 2020|

Ticks in Winter

The following appeared in the 2020 Jan/Feb issue of Adirondac Magazine By Dr. Richard Ostfeld Photographs courtesy of Cary Institute/Pamela Freeman The black-legged ticks that infect us with Lyme and READ MORE

By | January 21st, 2020|

2020 New York State Lobby Day Opportunities

In February there are multiple opportunities for you to talk with New York State Assembly members and Senators about the places and issues that are important to you: The Catskill Park, The Adirondack READ MORE

By | January 15th, 2020|

Why Objective Trail Information Matters

By Noah Haber, High Peaks Information Center Staff When preparing for your wilderness adventure, one of the most challenging tasks can be determining a feasible route for your hiking group. Taking the READ MORE

By | January 14th, 2020|

ADK Partners with Nine Pin Cider to Support Summit Stewardship Program

For a second consecutive year, Nine Pin Cider is donating to the Adirondack High Peaks Summit Stewardship Program as a part of their annual 26er Challenge. The Summit Stewardship Program, a partnershi READ MORE

By | January 13th, 2020|

ADK Applauds Governor Cuomo’s Proposal to Restore Mother Nature through a Three Billion Dollar Environmental Bond Act

Contact: Michael Barrett, michael@adk.org, 573-355-6030 (cell) Albany, NY—In his annual State of the State address today, Governor Cuomo announced the “Restore Mother Nature Bond Act” proposal that wo READ MORE

By | January 8th, 2020|

A Day with JBL’s Winter Caretakers

Alpenglow is just beginning to grace the distinctive snow-covered slides on Gothics. Leaning on the porch handrail, a guest at Johns Brook Lodge holds a steaming mug of coffee while watching the morni READ MORE

By | January 7th, 2020|

Adirondack and Catskill Organizations Oppose Merger of NYS DEC Forest Rangers and ECOs

Contact: Michael Barrett, Adirondack Mountain Club, 518-668-4447 Peter Bauer, Protect the Adirondacks, 518-251-2700 David Gibson, Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve, 518-469-4081 Wes Gill READ MORE

By | January 7th, 2020|

ADK Applauds Governor Cuomo’s Proposal to Ban Styrofoam Food Containers and Packaging Materials across New York State

December 19th, 2019 Governor Cuomo’s proposal of a statewide ban on polystyrene styrofoam food containers and loose fill packaging materials is a move that ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) fully support READ MORE

By | December 19th, 2019|

Leave No Trace: A Decade of Partnership

December 18th, 2019 The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics, a non-profit based in Boulder, CO, has a clear mission: to protect the outdoors by teaching and inspiring people to enjoy it responsib READ MORE

By | December 14th, 2019|

ADK Receives Smart Growth Grant to Improve Heart Lake Program Center Parking, Interpretive Signage

December 11th, 2019 ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) has been awarded a $66,000 Smart Growth grant by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to use towards improving parking and int READ MORE

By | December 10th, 2019|

Adirondack 46ers Enter Third Year of Support for ADK’s Stewardship Programs

December 4th, 2019 In 2018, ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) and the Adirondack 46ers (46ers) entered a three-year joint commitment to promote stewardship and conservation throughout the High Peaks Wild READ MORE

By | December 2nd, 2019|

Honoring Neil Woodworth

November 27th, 2019 Last week, ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) hosted an event at the New York State Museum in Albany honoring the 30-year career of Neil Woodworth, who will be retiring at the end of t READ MORE

By | November 24th, 2019|

Cross-Country Skiing at the Adirondak Loj

November 20, 2019 The winter season is here. And that means ski season is nearly here. It has been a long eight months since I last clipped in to my cross-country skis, but it is finally almost time. READ MORE

By | November 18th, 2019|

Summit Stewards Educated Record Number of Hikers in 2019

November 14th, 2019 By Kayla White, Summit Steward Coordinator This year, we celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Adirondack High Peaks Summit Stewardship Program, a partnership between the Adironda READ MORE

By | November 12th, 2019|

Winter Day-Hiking Gear List: Are You Prepared?

November 6th, 2019 Even though it says November in our calendars, winter is here in the Adirondack High Peaks. Packing for winter hikes is more involved than preparing for summer excursions. Condition READ MORE

By | November 4th, 2019|