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News

Daily news about the Park by special arrangement with Adirondack Almanack

 

Summit Stewardship Program Releases 2020 Mid-Season Report

This season has been challenging for the program. We all have had to make sacrifices for the safety of our neighbors and loved ones. I want to take a moment to thank you all for your patience, resilie READ MORE

By | August 11th, 2020|

How You Can Help Stop Emerald Ash Borer

The Adirondack Park learned concerning information last week: for the first time, Emerald Ash Borer has been found within the boundaries of the Park. An invasive insect from northeast Asia, Emerald As READ MORE

By | August 7th, 2020|

Five Tips for Camping in the High Peaks Wilderness

Known for its high alpine summits and forested valleys, the Adirondack High Peaks Wilderness is one of the most popular outdoor destinations in the Northeast. Due to the remoteness of many of its moun READ MORE

By | August 4th, 2020|

Trail Work Report: NCNST

Last week, the ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) professional trail crew worked on a new trail up a small mountain in the Eastern Adirondacks that is set to be a part of the North Country National Scenic READ MORE

By | August 4th, 2020|

Invasive Species Highlight: Fanwort

What is Fanwort? Fanwort (Cabomba caroliniana), is an aquatic invasive plant species found in submersed and floating-leaved plant communities. It has two distinctive leaf types. Fanwort’s submersed le READ MORE

By | August 1st, 2020|

Backcountry Water Monitoring: The World Beneath My Boat

By Maggie Newell, Backcountry Water Monitoring Trip Leader What are you looking for in a paddling trip? Do you prefer to meander up winding rivers or to pond hop through the St. Regis canoe area? When READ MORE

By | July 28th, 2020|

ADK Releases Second Edition of “Kids on the Trail!”

Benjamin Brosseau Director of Communications 518-523-3441, ext. 114 (work) 518-217-8072 (cell) ben@adk.org Lake George, NY – July 28, 2020 – ADK’s long-popular Kids on the Trail! Hiking with Children READ MORE

By | July 28th, 2020|

ADK’s Virtual ididaride! Bike Tour is Taking Off

ADK’s (Adirondack Mountain Club's) first-ever virtual ididaride!, created to replace ADK's annual in-person bike event during the COVID-19 pandemic, has become a surprise success! Riders have been cre READ MORE

By | July 23rd, 2020|

ADK Takes Stance on Limiting Recreational Use, Permit Systems

Benjamin Brosseau Director of Communications 518-523-3441, ext. 114 (work) 518-217-8072 (cell) ben@adk.org Albany, NY – July 20, 2020 – The ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) Board of Directors voted this READ MORE

By | July 20th, 2020|

Trail Work Report: Salmon River Falls

ADK’s (Adirondack Mountain Club’s) professional trail crew has returned to a familiar work site: the Salmon River Falls Unique Area. Located an hour north of Syracuse, New York, Salmon River Falls is READ MORE

By | July 15th, 2020|

ADK’s 2021 Calendar Showcases “Special Places” in the Adirondack Park

The 2021 edition of ADK’s (Adirondack Mountain Club’s) award-winning calendar is now available and features an array of outstanding professional Adirondack photographers. This year, ADK chose to empha READ MORE

By | July 10th, 2020|

Trail Work Report: Avalanche Lake – Lake Colden Connector

For the last month, ADK’s (Adirondack Mountain Club’s) professional trail crew has been hard at work rerouting a popular hiking trail: the connector trail between Avalanche Lake and Lake Colden. This READ MORE

By | July 7th, 2020|

Sneak Peek: The New “Kids on the Trail!” Book

ADK’s long-popular Kids on the Trail! Hiking with Children in the Adirondacks will soon be released in a second edition. Seventy-one hike descriptions are accompanied by distance and elevation data, c READ MORE

By | July 1st, 2020|

ADK Applauds Emphasis on Education, Stewardship, and Data Collection in Recommendations Released by High Peaks Strategic Planning Advisory Group

Michael Barrett Executive Director 518-449-3870 (work) 573-355-6030 (cell) michael@adk.org Lake Placid, NY– June 22, 2020 – The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has releas READ MORE

By | June 22nd, 2020|

Protecting High Peak Summits: Announcing the Dr. Norton G. Miller Memorial Fund

ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) is pleased to announce the creation of the Dr. Norton G. Miller Memorial Fund in support of the Adirondack High Peaks Summit Stewardship Program and ADK’s science and sc READ MORE

By | June 22nd, 2020|

ADK Receives Leave No Trace Youth Program Accreditation

Seth Jones Education Director 518-523-3441, ext. 119 seth@adk.org Lake Placid, NY – June 16, 2020 – ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) is excited to announce that the Marie L. Haberl School Outreach Progr READ MORE

By | June 16th, 2020|