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ADK Authors Honored In 2018 Indie Book Awards

2021-01-26T08:57:48-05:00

Lake George, NY—August 5, 2018—Adirondack Archangels: Guardians of the High Peaks, by Christine Bourjade and Alex Radmanovich of New Russia, NY, and Montreal, Quebec, has been named by the Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group as one of the best indie books of 2018. The book is published by ADK (Adirondack READ MORE

Update from the Summits: June 2018

2021-01-26T08:57:48-05:00

Adirondack High Peaks Summit Stewards were in training from Memorial Day weekend (5/25) through mid-June. New volunteers participated in training in early May and team stewarding through the end of June. Summit Steward training includes team stewarding with returning staff, Wilderness First Aid, Leave No Trace Trainer course, botany training READ MORE

Summit Stewardship Program Receives NYS Environmental Excellence Award

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

Environmental Excellence Awards Union College The Adirondack High Peaks Summit Stewardship Program receives the New York State Environmental Excellence Award: Adirondack Mountain Club and The Nature Conservancy Adirondack Chapter honored at event on November 15.   LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. - The Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) and the Adirondack READ MORE

Imperiled Alpine Plants: Dwarf Willow

2021-01-26T08:58:03-05:00

The New York Natural Heritage Program has identified highly imperiled plants across New York State, including several found in the Adirondack High Peaks region. ADK’s summit stewards help protect twenty-seven imperiled and highly imperiled plant species. Over the next few weeks, we will introduce you to five plant species at READ MORE

Imperiled Alpine Plants: Fernald’s bluegrass

2021-01-26T08:58:03-05:00

The New York Natural Heritage Program has identified highly imperiled plants across New York State, including several found in the Adirondack High Peaks region. ADK’s summit stewards help protect twenty-seven imperiled and highly imperiled plant species. Over the next few weeks, we will introduce you to five plant species at READ MORE

Imperiled Alpine Plants: Alpine Azalea

2021-01-26T08:58:04-05:00

The New York Natural Heritage Program has identified highly imperiled plants across New York State, including several found in the Adirondack High Peaks region. ADK’s summit stewards help protect twenty-seven imperiled and highly imperiled plant species. Over the next few weeks, we will introduce you to five plant species at READ MORE

Adirondack Archangels: Adirondack High Peaks Essay Collection Released

2021-01-26T08:58:14-05:00

After more than a quarter-century of protecting New York State’s alpine zone, the acclaimed Adirondack High Peaks Summit Stewardship Program is being recognized once again owing to a new publication. Adirondack Archangels: Guardians of the High Peaks, published by the Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK), is a newly released collection of READ MORE

First Grant from #507 Fund

2021-01-26T08:58:13-05:00

Photo by Seth Jones ADK is excited to have received the first grant from the #507 Fund to support the Summit Stewardship Program. The #507 Fund, held at the Adirondack Foundation, was opened in memory of Dr. Edwin Ketchledge to continue his work to protect alpine plants in the READ MORE