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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

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

This Land is Your Land

2021-01-26T08:57:40-05:00

Woody Guthrie said it best…this land is your land. These words reflect our deep connection to nature and remind us of our duty to protect the places we love. The peaceful solitude and restorative energy we enjoy in the wild are not guaranteed. Crowds and harmful human behaviors are damaging READ MORE

The Garden Parking Lot in Keene Valley will be Closed Starting April 29, 2019

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

From the Town of Keene: The Garden Parking Lot at the Garden Trailhead will be closed to public motor vehicles and pedestrians beginning April 29, and continuing until bridge construction is complete. This closure is for 2019 only, and is due to the replacement of the Johns Brook Bridge. No READ MORE

Lobby Days Recap

2021-01-26T08:57:46-05:00

Catskill Park Awareness Day Photo by Ramsay Adams In February, ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) participated in two important Lobby Days at the Capitol in Albany, NY. The first was the Catskill Park Awareness Day on February 5. ADK staff and volunteers, and other regional conservation organizations who form READ MORE