<em>support the</em> INTERN FUND
support the INTERN FUND
The work of preserving and advocating for the Adirondack Park takes
more than one generation. Please consider a contribution to the
Clarence Petty Intern Fund. Help the Council hire and train the next
generation of conservation leaders for the Adirondack Park and the world.
<em>become a</em> MEMBER
become a MEMBER
For all the reasons you love the Adirondack Park, please act now to join our efforts. Together we can protect this incredible expanse of nature for today and the future.
If you want to be sure that the Adirondacks are Forever Wild, please act now.
<em>defend</em> WILDERNESS
Defending and promoting the wild character and ecological
integrity of the Adirondack Park and the "Forever Wild"
Forest Preserve.
<em>protect</em> AIR & WATER
protect AIR & WATER
Clean water is the greatest ecological and economic resource
of the Adirondack Park. Thousands of lakes and streams provide
habitat, recreational opportunities and drinking water.
<em>support</em> COMMUNITIES
The Adirondack Park is a global model of how public and private lands
can sustainably coexist in environmental and economic harmony, with
eco-friendly, resource-based local economies and vibrant communities
in a park-like setting.
<em>discover the</em> ADIRONDACK PARK
discover the ADIRONDACK PARK
The Park has plants and animals found nowhere else on Earth.
Also 130,000 full-time residents call the Park home.
Its uniqueness and beauty make the Adirondack Park a very special place.
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In & About the Park - Our Blog

August 17, 2015
EPA’s Greenhouse Plan Protects Park, Sets Global Pace
Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency announced it had set tough new standards for controlling greenhouse gas emissions from fossil-fuel power plants. This good news for the Adirondack Park, as we could stand to lose much of our biodiversity if the Park becomes to warm. In fact, scientists predict the Park's annual temperatures could match those of Richmond, Va.
July 28, 2015
Around in the Early Days, Bob Kafin is New Chairman of the Adirondack Council
On July 18 at its annual meeting at Heaven Hill Farm in Lake Placid, the Adirondack Council’s Board of Directors elected Bob Kafin to serve a two-year term as its chairman. We are thrilled to have him as our new chairman. Bob is a highly respected environmental attorney who began his career in the Adirondacks, and is recognized nationwide for his legal skills and expertise.
July 23, 2015  |  by: Diane Fish - Deputy Director of the Adirondack Council
Adirondack Council Celebrates its 2015 Forever Wild Day and its 40th Anniversary!
This past Saturday on July 18, nearly 300 people gathered at Heaven Hill Farm in Lake Placid to honor the Adirondack Council's former Board Chairs as Conservationists of the Year and to celebrate 40 years of effective advocacy for the Adirondack Park.

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Press Releases

Council Press
Posted on: 08/19/15
Railroad Wants to Wait until Cars are in the Park to Inspect Them for Residual Oil
Posted on: 07/22/15
Old Forge, New York (July 24, 2015) –View, a multi-arts center located in Old Forge, NY, announces an...
Posted on: 07/15/15
Organization Says There is Much to Cheer
Posted on: 07/14/15
More Than 100 Events to be Held Statewide as Part of Invasive Species Week
Posted on: 07/10/15
Making the Adirondack Park more attractive to youth of all backgrounds and preferences will be...

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