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ADK Releases Statements on 2021-2022 State Executive Budget Proposal

2021-01-20T19:04:30-05:00

ADK applauds Governor Cuomo for maintaining wildland and recreational access protections in 2021-2022 executive budget proposal Albany, NY – January 20, 2021 – In a series of State of the State presentations last week, Governor Andrew Cuomo outlined his plan to “Reimagine, Rebuild, and Renew” New York. ADK was pleased READ MORE

New York State Budget 2019-2020

2021-01-26T08:57:45-05:00

There is a lot to be happy about in the $175.5 billion New York State Budget that passed on Saturday March 30, 2019. The Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) was refunded at $300 million, including an increase for the State Land Stewardship Line ($33 million), which pays for hiking trail maintenance READ MORE

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

2021-01-26T08:57:47-05:00

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 bags have an unnecessary impact on the environment. Birds, fish, and other aquatic species mistake plastic bag litter READ MORE

Tell Governor Cuomo “Thank You” for Adding the Boreas Ponds Tract to the Adirondack Forest Preserve

2019-09-09T13:18:59-04:00

Governor Cuomo recently finalized the purchase of the Boreas Ponds Tract and instantly added almost 21,000 acres of state land to the Adirondack Park. Boreas Ponds is located between the High Peaks Wilderness area and Dix Mountain Wilderness area and is best suited to be Wilderness too. You can help READ MORE