<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.

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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

November 28, 2016  |  by: Mary Godnick - Marketing and Fund Development Assistant
Eleven Ways to Help the Adirondacks this Giving Tuesday!
This time of year, it's hard to see past the madness of Black Friday and Cyber Monday promotions. It seems like many people are focused on getting their holiday shopping done before December even begins. Enter, Giving Tuesday. A "holiday" created in 2012 to use social media and collaboration to kick off year-end giving for non-profit and charitable organizations.
November 22, 2016  |  by: Adirondack Council Staff
Why We are Thankful this Holiday Season
As the holiday season is in full swing, the Adirondack Council staff would like to express our sincere thanks for the many generous donors, supporters and friends that make our work possible. With your help, we have worked together to keep the Adirondack Park a special place for families and friends to visit, live and cherish for over 40 years.
November 17, 2016  |  by: By Emily Liebelt, Adirondack Council Clarence Petty Intern
Local Action Needed for Resilient Farms
Adirondack farms give a wide range of benefits to the communities they belong to and to the environment that surrounds us all...and it must continue. Adirondack farms are thriving, but their success is hard-won in a region with many challenges, such as severe weather, dwindling local economies and rocky, acidic soils.

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Press Releases

Council Press
Posted on: 11/21/16
World Class Tourism Destination Needs $100 Million to Fix Wastewater Treatment Systems
Posted on: 11/14/16
Most Important Parcel Added to the Forest Preserve in a Generation Should be Motor-Free
Posted on: 10/20/16
Tells State to Protect Gem as Wilderness, Free from Motorized Recreation, Invasive Species
Posted on: 09/19/16
Once-in-Lifetime Opportunity to Rival World’s Greatest Conservation Landmarks
Posted on: 09/07/16
Once-in-Lifetime Opportunity to Expand Wilderness to Rival Greatest National Parks

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