<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
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

October 11, 2016  |  by: John F. Sheehan - Adirondack Council Director of Communications
Clean Power Plan Oral Arguments Provide Reasons for Optimism
There are reasons to be optimistic about the survival of the federal Clean Power Plan, following the oral arguments heard by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in late September.
September 30, 2016  |  by: Mary Godnick – Marketing and Development Assistant
Will This Summer's Drought Impact Adirondack Fall Foliage?
This summer along with the rest of the Northeast, the Adirondack Park has experienced a record-breaking dry season. Rivers, lakes and streams were unusually low, and farms and gardens required extra sources of water. With precipitation below average, many of us are wondering what will this do to our usually vibrant fall foliage? In short, it could go either way.
September 26, 2016  |  by: Emily Liebelt - Clarence Petty Intern
Millions Are Ready For Wilderness
The Adirondack Council, on behalf of the BeWildNY Coalition, just released a video advertising campaign urging New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo to protect over 30,000 acres of new public land as motor-free wilderness. The video, narrated by acclaimed actress and environmentalist Sigourney Weaver, displays the magnificence of the recently purchased Boreas Ponds tract of public land.

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Press Releases

Council Press
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
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’

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