<em>Stand up for</em> WILDERNESS
Stand up for WILDERNESS
We have an historic opportunity to protect the Boreas Ponds and surrounding lands as Wilderness. Please tell New York State we must protect the Boreas Ponds and their watershed from motorized vehicles to preserve our Adirondack legacy.
<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>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
support 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.
The Adirondack Council envisions an Adirondack Park composed of large core wilderness areas, connected to working farms and forests, and augmented by vibrant local communities.

Wild about the Adirondack Park?

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Your voice can make the difference in how we cherish our lands, grow this wilderness, and give back to our towns, our wildlife, our living Park.

In & About the Park - Our Blog

March 20, 2017  |  by: Diane W. Fish - Adirondack Council Deputy Director
Snowed In - Thinking of
In spite of the three feet of fresh snow on the ground from a whopper of a March snowstorm, the signs of spring are starting to wave the flag, announcing that the snow and ice will melt and the miracle of spring will – eventually – come to the Adirondacks.
March 14, 2017  |  by: John Sheehan - Adirondack Council Director of Communications
School Aid Formula Says Adirondack Districts are Rich – Not Quite
Our schools are an important part of our society, especially in the Adirondack Park. But, regardless of their location, schools cost lots of money. Each year at budget time, the State Legislature and Governor decide how much aid they will provide to school districts around the state. The state’s aid formula treats the Adirondack Park’s school districts like they were wealthy suburban districts. Read more to find out why.
March 1, 2017  |  by: Kevin Chlad - Adirondack Council Director of Government Relations
New York takes a U-turn on ATVs in the Adirondacks
Last year, Governor Cuomo’s Adirondack Park Agency released the Department of Environmental Conservation’s Grass River Unit Management Plan for public comment, which if approved would permit public All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) use on the Adirondack Forest Preserve. This proposed action would run contrary to the policy of the last three administrations. This policy shift represents an emerging threat to our Adirondack legacy.

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Council Press
Posted on: 03/13/17
Saranac Lake, N.Y. – The Adirondack Diversity Initiative (ADI) today announced its new name...
Posted on: 03/01/17
Organization Building Low-Carbon Economy for the Adirondack Park
Posted on: 02/23/17
Contrasts with Group’s Assessment of Bikes at More-Sensitive Boreas Ponds
Posted on: 01/24/17
We Love New York – a broad partnership of environmental, business, public health...
Posted on: 01/12/17
Urges Him to Optimize Economic Development Effort with Wilderness Protection Nearby
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