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Hiker Data Shows Impacts from Pandemic, Increase in Novice Hikers


Lake Placid, NY – October 28, 2020 – In keeping with a decade-long trend of growing hiker numbers, this summer was again a busy one at ADK’s (Adirondack Mountain Club’s) Heart Lake Program Center (HLPC). Without question, the pandemic played a role in motivating people to get outside. However, this surge READ MORE

ADK Commends Governor and the State Legislature for Passing Critical Environmental Protection Measures


Michael Barrett Executive Director 518-449-3870 (work) 573-355-6030 (cell) michael@adk.org Albany, NY – April 4, 2020 –  Even in these difficult times, the New York State legislature successfully passed critical environmental funding measures. In particular, ADK applauds the legislature for supporting the Restore Mother Nature Bond Act, a $3 billion bond READ MORE