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Adirondack 46ers Make Critical Contribution to Summit Stewardship Program

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

Seth Jones Education Director 518-523-3441, ext. 119 seth@adk.org Lake Placid, NY – June 3, 2020 – Amidst a global pandemic and a subsequent shortage of New York State funding, the Adirondack 46ers have stepped in to provide crucial support for the Adirondack High Peaks Summit Stewardship Program with an additional gift READ MORE

Adirondack 46ers Enter Third Year of Support for ADK’s Stewardship Programs

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

December 4th, 2019 In 2018, ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) and the Adirondack 46ers (46ers) entered a three-year joint commitment to promote stewardship and conservation throughout the High Peaks Wilderness. The 46ers generously committed $71,000 in funding to protect trails and summits with ADK in 2018, $34,000 in 2019, and will READ MORE

Summit Stewards Educated Record Number of Hikers in 2019

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

November 14th, 2019 By Kayla White, Summit Steward Coordinator This year, we celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Adirondack High Peaks Summit Stewardship Program, a partnership between the Adirondack Mountain Club, The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Adirondack Chapter of The Nature Conservancy. Summit stewards protect READ MORE

Alpine Stewardship Gathering Returns to the Adirondacks

2021-01-26T08:57:41-05:00

September 18th, 2019 Ten years ago, the Adirondacks hosted the Northeastern Alpine Stewardship Gathering for the first time. Since then visitor usage has increased in the High Peaks region, where all of the Park’s alpine ecosystems can be found. In this time of high use, stewardship has been instrumental in READ MORE

Searching for Azalea

2021-01-26T08:57:41-05:00

July 18, 2019 By Zach Lawrence, 2019 Summer Naturalist Intern This summer, just two weeks after arriving at ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) as a summer naturalist intern, four coworkers and I set out to catch one of New York’s rarest plants in bloom: alpine azalea. Found only on a single READ MORE