<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

June 30, 2016  |  by: Emily Liebelt - Adirondack Council Clarence Petty Intern
ANCA's Clean Energy Economy Conference
Recently on the SUNY Polytechnic Institute campus in Utica, the Adirondack North Country Association (ANCA) held its fifth annual Clean Energy Economy Conference. Three days of exhibits, presentations and discussions brought together a variety of people involved in renewable energy in northern New York.
June 28, 2016  |  by: John Sheehan - Adirondack Council Communications Director
Adirondack Park Agency Leadership is Evolving
The Adirondack Park Agency is undergoing significant changes in leadership. Two long-time board members will retire at the end of the month, including the chairwoman, while three new members were appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and confirmed by the state Senate. Retiring at the end of June are chairwoman Leilani C. Ulrich of Old Forge and board member Richard Booth of Ithaca.
June 21, 2016  |  by: Kevin Chlad – Adirondack Council Director of Government Relations
Legislature Helps Adirondacks Towns, Not Much for Environment
Adirondack Council supporters are grateful to the Legislature for paying careful attention to the needs of Adirondack Park communities at the end of the 2016 session. Some important community initiatives were addressed, with the help of thousands of letters from Council members and others who wrote to lawmakers in support of legislative initiatives proposed by local governments last week.

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Press Releases

Council Press
Posted on: 06/28/16
Expressed Reasons State Should Expand High Peaks Wilderness Area
Posted on: 06/20/16
No Action on Off-Road Vehicles, Forestry Incentives, Conservation Tax Credit
Posted on: 06/09/16
Senator Betty Little today announced a proposed...
Posted on: 05/17/16
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the final plan to govern the use of the...
Posted on: 05/10/16
20,758-acre purchase of the Boreas Ponds Tract caps acquisition of 69,000 acres of lands from The Nature Conservancy
Action Alert: Seize this opportunity to expand Wilderness!

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