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Leave No Trace Center Releases Final Report for Building Wildland Stewardship in the Adirondack Park

2021-01-26T08:57:32-05:00

Benjamin Brosseau Director of Communications 518-523-3441, ext. 114 (work) 518-217-8072 (cell) ben@adk.org Lake Placid, NY – August 24, 2020 – The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics has released a finalized report with recommendations for managing recreation-related impacts in the Adirondack Park. A preliminary report was distributed back in February READ MORE

Adirondack Park Agency Board Appointments Improved: Adirondack Clean Water, Air and Wildland Preservation Advocates Say Thank You

2021-01-26T08:57:36-05:00

John Sheehan, Adirondack Council, 518-441-1340 Ben Brosseau, Adirondack Mountain Club, 518-217-8072 Raybrook, NY – June 9, 2020 – The Adirondack Park’s largest conservation and recreation advocates today thanked Gov. Andrew Cuomo for nominating a full slate of candidates for the Adirondack Park Agency’s decision-making board that includes individuals with experience READ MORE

Recap: Adirondack Park Environmental Lobby Day 2020

2021-01-26T08:57:38-05:00

Last week, over 100 advocates converged in the New York State Capitol to lobby senators and assembly members on key Adirondack Park issues. Numerous environmental organizations were represented, including ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club), the Adirondack Council, Protect the Adirondacks, Adirondack Wild, and more. Ben Brosseau Lobbyists covered a READ MORE

Wilderness Coalition Presents 22,000 Petition Signatures, Letters & New Video Urging Gov To Protect Boreas Ponds

2021-01-26T08:58:02-05:00

For more information: John F. Sheehan, Adirondack Council, 518-441-1340 (cell); 518-432-1770 (ofc) Neil Woodworth, Adirondack Mountain Club, 518-669-0128 (cell); 518-449-3870 (ofc) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Monday, November 14, 2016 WILDERNESS COALITION PRESENTS 22,000 PETITION SIGNATURES, LETTERS & NEW VIDEO URGING GOVERNOR TO PROTECT BOREAS PONDS Most Important Parcel Added to the READ MORE

A Bigger High Peaks Wilderness

2021-01-26T08:58:15-05:00

ADK has joined the Adirondack Council and other groups in a coordinated effort to lobby for the classification of the 21,000 acre Boreas Pond Tract as the newest addition to the High Peaks Wilderness. We expect the state to purchase the Boreas Ponds Tract from the Nature Conservancy before the READ MORE

A Need for Wilderness

2021-01-26T08:58:15-05:00

“We need the tonic of wildness…At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be indefinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable. We can never have enough of nature.” – READ MORE

Advocates Promote Adirondack High Peaks Wilderness Expansion With 35,000 New Motor-Free Acres

2019-09-10T14:53:26-04:00

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Tuesday, November 10, 2015 For more information: John F. Sheehan, Adirondack Council, 518-441-1340 (cell); 518-432-1770 (ofc) Neil Woodworth, Adirondack Mountain Club, 518-669-0128 (cell); 518-449-3870 (ofc) David Gibson, Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve, 518-469-4081   NEWCOMB, N.Y. – Regional, statewide and national conservation organizations and supporters READ MORE