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Daily news about the Park by special arrangement with Adirondack Almanack


Winter “Facilitrees”: How to Go in the Snow

By Amy Harff, 2018 Fall Education Intern Carrying out your waste might not be glamorous, but if you enjoy winter hiking or backpacking, it is an important part of your adventure when facilities like a READ MORE

By | February 23rd, 2019|

Hibernation is no Vacation

The Nitty-gritty of Black Bear Hibernation in the Adirondacks By Sadye Bobbette, 2018 ADK Fall Education Intern During the warmer months in the Adirondacks, hungry black bears actively search for food READ MORE

By | February 13th, 2019|

Invest in Nature

Nature is counting on you. As a champion of the land, you want to see New York’s wilderness safeguarded against environmental threats and improper use. You rightfully expect safe and accessible trails READ MORE

By | February 1st, 2019|

5 Membership Benefits

Your ADK membership helps ensure that New York State's Forest Preserve and other wild lands and waters are being protected for generations to come. Your membership also helps to maintain multi-use tra READ MORE

By | January 30th, 2019|

For the Love of Wild People

There are certain aspects one anticipates before arriving at the Adirondak Loj. In the summer, it’s the haunting call of a loon in the evening as the sun sets behind Nye Mountain. When autumn settles READ MORE

By | January 22nd, 2019|

ADK Applauds Governor Cuomo’s Budget Proposal to Expand the Bottle Bill and to Ban Plastic Bags across New York State

Albany, NY —  January 14, 2019– Governor Cuomo’s inclusion of a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags in the Executive Budget is a move that ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) fully supports. “Plastic READ MORE

By | January 15th, 2019|

ADK Promotes Seth Jones as Education Director

Lake Placid, NY —  January 9, 2019– Education is a vital and integral part of ADK’s (Adirondack Mountain Club) mission.  Helping people learn how to recreate responsibly, developing environmental lite READ MORE

By | January 9th, 2019|

View from the Summit

In the nearly four decades that I have done conservation advocacy for ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club), no single issue has occupied more of my efforts than the battle to reduce acid deposition in the A READ MORE

By | December 27th, 2018|

View From Albany: Environmental Bill of Rights

Environmental Bill of Rights For the past two years, a bill that is incredibly important for the health of communities and the environment has been flying through the New York State Assembly but grind READ MORE

By | December 26th, 2018|

Maximizing Year-End Donations

Charitable giving is typically highest at the end of the year, inspired by the giving season and a desire to maximize tax deductions. The following options allow donors to support the charity and, in READ MORE

By | November 15th, 2018|

5 Adirondack Winter Hiking Tips

While winter hiking in the Adirondacks has the potential to be an incredible experience, it requires an extra level of preparation to ensure safety and comfort. Here are five tips that will help you p READ MORE

By | November 14th, 2018|

Support ADK Advocacy

Ignoring all warning signs, historical data, and scientific evidence, the Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has introduced rule changes that will increase unmitigated greenhouse gases and READ MORE

By | November 14th, 2018|

ADK Builds Education Facility

ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) has built an education facility at the Heart Lake Program Center.  The facility comprises of three Pacific Yurts; one 30 foot diameter classroom yurt and two 20 foot dia READ MORE

By | October 31st, 2018|

Heart Lake Construction Update

Over the past two years ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) has invested over one million dollars in infrastructure improvements at the Heart Lake Program Center to better serve the public and its members. READ MORE

By | October 30th, 2018|

Neil Woodworth to Become Chief Executive Officer, Then Move Into Advisory Role

As most ADK members have heard by now, ADK is continuing its organizational transformation with the decisions to promote Neil Woodworth to chief executive officer and hire a new executive director. Th READ MORE

By | October 15th, 2018|

View from Albany: Is Acid Rain Coming Back?

Hope for a cooler planet, and a healthier Forest Preserve, has waned with the Trump Administration’s introduction of the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) Rule and notice of plans to dramatically weaken t READ MORE

By | October 15th, 2018|