<em>support the</em> INTERN FUND
support the INTERN FUND
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more than one generation. Please consider a contribution to the
Clarence Petty Intern Fund. Help the Council hire and train the next
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Defending and promoting the wild character and ecological
integrity of the Adirondack Park and the "Forever Wild"
Forest Preserve.
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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

June 30, 2015  |  by: Kevin Chlad - Adirondack Council Legislative Director
The End of the Legislative Session - The Good, the Bad and the Undone
As the 2015 session gavel quietly fell, the Governor and Legislature headed home after crafting a pro-Adirondack budget and leaving many of the Park’s greatest legislative needs undone. In the months to come, I will be planning for next year, but for now, as Thoreau would say, “…I believe I’ll go canoeing.”
June 22, 2015  |  by: John F. Sheehan - Adirondack Council Communications Director
Significant Milestones in the Fight Against Climate Change
June has marked some milestones in the struggle to control climate change; with an in-Park conference on how residents can cope with future temperature changes to Pope Francis calling for action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. And this week, the House of Representatives is voting on bill that will prevent the EPA from implementing the Clean Power Plan.
June 16, 2015  |  by: John F. Sheehan - Adirondack Council Communications Director
More Boat-Washing Stations in the Adirondacks Help Boaters and the Environment
Plan on boating in the Adirondacks? Without knowing it, you may bring hitchhikers in the form of alien aquatic plants and animals with you. These invasives can harm the Park's waters and native plants and wildlife. Now there are more boat-washing stations throughout that Park where boats and trailers can be inspected for invasive species and cleaned prior to launching.

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Press Releases

Council Press
Posted on: 07/01/15
The Adirondack Council today thanked Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens for...
Posted on: 06/29/15
No Action on Development Rules, Off-Road Vehicles, Forestry Incentives, Infrastructure
Posted on: 06/23/15
Rivers, Streams Would be Too Warm throughout Northeast except Patch at NH/Maine Border
Posted on: 06/08/15
Exhibit to Open June 19 with Reception at Lake Placid Center for the Arts
Posted on: 05/28/15
Communities, Wildlife at-Risk as Industry Plans to Expand Transport & Use

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