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of the Adirondack Park. Thousands of lakes and streams provide
habitat, recreational opportunities and drinking water.
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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.
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The Park has plants and animals found nowhere else on Earth.
Also 130,000 full-time residents call the Park home.
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In & About the Park - Our Blog

April 13, 2015  |  by: Marin George - Adirondack Council's Conservation Fellow
Adirondack Park Agency Denial of a Variance Helps Protect Shoreline
Earlier this year, the Adirondack Park Agency's (APA) Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to protect a sensitive portion of the shoreline on Great Sacandaga Lake by denying a variance to shoreline rules. The APA protected the shoreline, water quality and upheld the law and the APA regulations.
April 6, 2015  |  by: Kevin Chlad - Adirondack Council's Legislative Director
All the promises of an Adirondack spring
As winter dissipates, the New York State budget shows the promise of spring for the Adirondack Park. Investments in clean water and an increase in the Environmental Protection Fund will help the Adirondacks.
March 30, 2015  |  by: Kevin Chlad - Adirondack Council's Legislative Director
What the Adirondack Park Should Expect in the New State Budget
The New York State budget deadline of April 1 is fast approaching. Lawmakers are furiously working to come to an agreement for an on-time budget. The Adirondack Council has been a constant presence at the Capitol, representing the interests of clean water, wildlife and vibrant communities in the Park we all love.

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Press Releases

Council Press
Posted on: 04/23/15
Would Make Excellent Addition to popular High Peaks Wilderness that Surrounds It
Posted on: 04/22/15
Coalition reflects on successes and need for action in 2015
Posted on: 04/16/15
Governor Awards $443,000 to Adirondack Community-Revitalization & Preservation Efforts
Posted on: 03/31/15
Pleased with Clean Water Infrastructure, Land Protection, Stewardship, Invasive Species Controls, Community Planning & State Staffing; Disappointed with Green Energy Fund Raid
Posted on: 03/31/15
New program to provide critical assistance to local communities statewide

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