<em>let's make</em> WILDERNESS
let's make WILDERNESS
We have an historic opportunity to expand the High Peaks Wilderness. Tell Albany to protect our Adirondack legacy and create a new 280,000 Wilderness in the heart of the Adirondacks.
<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

July 25, 2016  |  By: Emily Liebelt - Adirondack Council Clarence Petty Intern
Campfire Safety Tips for Summer Vacations
Sitting around a campfire is one of the simple pleasures of enjoying a visit to the Adirondack Park. The pop and crackle, the warm glow and soft light seem to make the perfect centerpiece for gatherings of friends and family. But please follow environmental and personal safety tips to make sure your fun in the woods isn’t interrupted:
July 18, 2016  |  by: Emily Liebelt - Adirondack Council Clarence Petty Intern
Cool Farms/Healthy Park Micro-Grant Recipient Demonstrates Sustainability Worth Every Penny
The Adirondack Council’s Cool Farms/Healthy Park program was designed to support environmentally friendly farming as an important part of a sustainable Adirondack economy, protect open space and reduce carbon emissions. The Sugar House Creamery in Upper Jay, NY is one such farm that received an Adirondack Council/Klipper Fund micro grant and used it to update their milking equipment and make the twice-daily process more efficient.
July 14, 2016
The Adirondack Council Celebrates its 2016 Forever Wild Day!
This past Saturday, nearly 200 people gathered at the Inn at the Bridge in Northville for the Adirondack Council’s Forever Wild Day celebration. The day featured a celebration of the Council's recent accomplishments, and a luncheon and membership meeting, as well as historic walking tours of the Northville business district and nearby Sacandaga Park.

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Press Releases

Council Press
Posted on: 07/11/16
Former NYSDEC Commissioner, Open Space Advocate Honored at ‘Forever Wild Day’
Posted on: 06/28/16
Expressed Reasons State Should Expand High Peaks Wilderness Area
Posted on: 06/20/16
No Action on Off-Road Vehicles, Forestry Incentives, Conservation Tax Credit
Posted on: 06/09/16
Senator Betty Little today announced a proposed...
Posted on: 05/17/16
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the final plan to govern the use of the...
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