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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>defend</em> WILDERNESS
Defending and promoting the wild character and ecological
integrity of the Adirondack Park and the "Forever Wild"
Forest Preserve.
<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
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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In & About the Park - Our Blog

November 10, 2015  |  by: William C. Janeway - Adirondack Council Executive Director
Why We Need More Wilderness
The legacy of Governor Cuomo will be determined by whether or not he protects the Boreas Ponds and other recently acquired or adjoining Adirondack lands as Wilderness. An expanded High Peaks Wilderness will protect forests and waters that serve as home to diverse wildlife, and enhance opportunities for solitude.
October 20, 2015  |  by: John F. Sheehan - Adirondack Council Communications Director
Adirondack Council Takes Part in International Acid Rain Conference Being Held in Rochester
The Adirondack Council is taking part in the 2015 International Acid Rain Conference being held this week in Rochester. This once-every-five-years event, that has never been held in New York before, is looking at ways to better protect sensitive areas like the Adirondack Park from acid rain.
October 7, 2015  |  by: By: John F. Sheehan - Adirondack Council Communications Director
Adirondack Council Introduces International Coalition to Adirondack Conservation
In September, staff of the Adirondack Council met with with an international coalition of 10 conservationists from all corners of the globe to discuss the unique nature of the Adirondack Park and how it is a model for the protection of lived-in natural areas around the world.

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Press Releases

Council Press
Posted on: 11/11/15
Adirondack Council Urges Creation of Motor-Free Area to Rival National Parks Out West
Posted on: 11/10/15
With 35,000 New Motor-Free Acres, Area Would Rival National Parks Out West
Posted on: 11/06/15
Schumer Urges Senate to Permanently Reauthorize & Fully Fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund to Protect NY Treasures Like Peacock PArk in Essex County and Continue Investing in Conservaton
Posted on: 10/09/15
Stood with Al Gore to Announce Pledge to Address State Carbon Footprint
Posted on: 10/02/15
Basil Seggos Formerly Worked for Riverkeeper, NRDC

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