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ADK Takes Stance on Limiting Recreational Use, Permit Systems


Benjamin Brosseau Director of Communications 518-523-3441, ext. 114 (work) 518-217-8072 (cell) ben@adk.org Albany, NY – July 20, 2020 – The ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) Board of Directors voted this week to confirm the organization’s official position on when limits on recreational use, such as a permit system, are appropriate. ADK’s official READ MORE

Executive Director Michael Barrett Discusses High Use, New Vision for ADK


Michael Barrett, ADK's Executive Director, spoke with Jim Levulis of WAMC Northeast Public Radio on Thursday, January 23rd. Michael joined ADK in November 2019, succeeding former Executive Director Neil Woodworth who retired after 30 years with the organization. Given ADK's role in promoting and protecting New York's public lands and READ MORE

Adirondack and Catskill Organizations Oppose Merger of NYS DEC Forest Rangers and ECOs


Contact: Michael Barrett, Adirondack Mountain Club, 518-668-4447 Peter Bauer, Protect the Adirondacks, 518-251-2700 David Gibson, Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve, 518-469-4081 Wes Gillingham, Catskill Mountainkeeper, 845- 439-1230 Willie Janeway, Adirondack Council, 518-873-2240 Jeff Senterman, Catskill Center, 845-586-2611 Albany, NY — In a December 2019 letter to NYS Department READ MORE