<em>let's make</em> WILDERNESS
let's make WILDERNESS
We have an historic opportunity to expand the High Peaks Wilderness. Tell Albany to protect our Adirondack legacy and create a new 280,000 Wilderness in the heart of the Adirondacks.
<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

September 23, 2016  |  by: Emily Liebelt, Clarence Petty Intern
Adirondack Farm Tackles Climate Challenges with Home-Grown Solutions.
In this season of drought, Echo Farm and Farmstead Catering in Essex seems to have solved the problem of providing their organic, pasture-raised hogs and chickens with plenty of fresh water with their solar powered pump and gravity fed watering system.
September 15, 2016  |  by: By: Jeff Bronheim - former Adirondack Council board member
Warmer and Warmer
Read about the changes that have occurred in the waters of Raquette Lake as told by someone who grew up there during the summers.
September 7, 2016  |  by: By: William C. Janeway, Executive Director
State of the Park 2016: 'Ready for Wilderness'
The globally unique Adirondack Park is ready for new wilderness, according to the Adirondack Council’s State of the Park report for 2016. The report concludes that the Adirondacks are ready for the largest expansion of motor-free wilderness in a generation. National media have been focusing attention on the upcoming Presidential election and on the hottest summer on record. But there is another story of national importance unfolding in the Adirondacks right now.

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Press Releases

Council Press
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
Posted on: 08/15/16
Helps Communities Clean their Wastewater, Improve Drinking Water, Reduce Taxes
Posted on: 07/11/16
Former NYSDEC Commissioner, Open Space Advocate Honored at ‘Forever Wild Day’
Posted on: 06/28/16
Expressed Reasons State Should Expand High Peaks Wilderness Area

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