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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.
Its uniqueness and beauty make the Adirondack Park a very special place.
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In & About the Park - Our Blog

August 18, 2014  |  by: Lisa M. Genier
Did You Know? - Things you may not know about the Adirondack Park
I was born and raised in the Adirondacks and have worked for the Adirondack Council for over 22 years. I've learned so much about Adirondack Park and what it has to offer. But everyday, I learn more about this magnificent place. Read on! You may learn something new about the Adirondack Park too.
August 11, 2014  |  by: Liza Frenette - guest author
Seeking Diversity in the Woods
There are six million acres in the Adirondack Park, providing enough woods, water and recreation for plenty of people. Yet there is not a lot of diversity among the people who live and visit there, so individuals and organizations are gathering for a symposium on August 16 to help change that.
Get out and Enjoy!
July 30, 2014  |  by: Diane Fish
Essex Chain of Lakes Open for the First Time in Over 100 Years!!
This summer new state Forest Preserve lands surrounding the Essex Chain of Lakes are open to the public for the first time in over a hundred years. It’s exciting that people are getting to see firsthand this new acquisition in the Adirondack Park.

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Press Releases

Council Press
Posted on: 08/18/14
Salt contamination of our streams, watersheds and aquifers from aggressive use...
Posted on: 08/06/14
State incentives for high efficiency, sustainable wood heat will boost region’s economy
Posted on: 08/05/14
Civil rights leaders, community activists, social scientists and organizations...
Posted on: 07/14/14
State is Considering Options for 120-Mile Rail Line through Western Adirondack Park
Posted on: 07/09/14
State Agencies Seek Public Input on Possible Unit Management Plan Amendment to Convert the Tupper Lake to Lake Placid Segment to a Recreational Trail

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