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

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

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 released a list of short-term recommendations (pdf link) compiled by the High Peaks Strategic Planning Advisory Group (HPAG) for managing high recreational use in the 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

The Restore Mother Nature Bond Act: Protecting the Environment and the Economy

2020-05-05T08:11:45-04:00

This November, New York State voters have the chance to be part of an exciting, once-in-a-generation opportunity to protect clean water and restore wildlife habitat while also creating jobs and strengthening New York’s economy. The Restore Mother Nature Bond Act that passed the Senate and the Assembly this spring is READ MORE

Adirondack Mountain Club Extends Property Closures through May 14

2021-01-26T08:57:37-05:00

Michael Barrett Executive Director 573-355-6030 michael@adk.org  April 8, 2020 – Based on current projections for the trajectory of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in New York State, ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) has decided to extend its property closures through May 14 to continue minimizing risks associated with the spread of the disease. This READ MORE

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

2020-04-03T15:23:28-04:00

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

Special Notice: Hike Locally, Individually

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

Dear ADK Members and Supporters, In keeping with messaging shared by Governor Cuomo and New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation, ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) is encouraging its members and supporters to stay home as much as possible and to limit unnecessary travel. Though hiking remains a permissible activity, the Governor READ MORE

Opinion: Environmental Bond Act Could Revolutionize Trail Work in the Adirondacks

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

Governor Cuomo’s Bond Act, if passed by the legislature and approved by voters, would provide three billion dollars to invest in combating natural resource degradation throughout New York State. The Governor has outlined six key areas in which the State will look to invest. One of those areas is “investing READ MORE

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

2020-01-22T08:22:30-05:00

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 Cuomo announced the most aggressive climate change agenda in the Nation, a $33 Billion 5-year plan to combat climate change, preserve the environment, READ MORE

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

2021-01-26T08:57:39-05:00

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 would aim to raise $3 billion to fund natural restoration and resiliency programs across New York State. This initiative would support flood reduction READ MORE