<em>Stand up for</em> WILDERNESS
Stand up for WILDERNESS
We have an historic opportunity to protect the Boreas Ponds and surrounding lands as Wilderness. Please tell New York State we must protect the Boreas Ponds and their watershed from motorized vehicles to preserve our Adirondack legacy.
<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.

Wild about the Adirondack Park?

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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

February 15, 2017  |  by: Adirondack Council Staff
Welcome Kyle Plaske as the Council's Newest Clarence Petty Intern
Our newest Clarence Petty Intern is Kyle Plaske. He is working in our Albany office helping our government relations and communications teams. Please help us welcome Kyke!
February 7, 2017  |  by: Jackie Bowen - Adirondack Council Conservation Fellow
Ten Adirondack Wildlife to Spot in the Winter
Wintertime is peaceful in the Adirondack Park. It is a bit quieter as you will see less people braving the trails covered in snow. Also, you are more likely to see some iconic Adirondack wildlife. When you're out and about in the Park, keep your eyes peeled for some of these winter loving Adirondack animals.
January 30, 2017  |  by: Kevin Chlad - Adirondack Council Director of Governemnt Relations
The NYS Budget and the Adirondack Park - What You Need to Know
When you think about what the Adirondacks mean to you, remember that the success of the Adirondack Park depends on many different funding sources and policy initiatives. The Adirondack Council has full-time presence in our state capitol to ensure that New York’s budget and policies keep the best interests of the waters, wildlife and communities of the Adirondacks.

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Press Releases

Council Press
Posted on: 02/23/17
Contrasts with Group’s Assessment of Bikes at More-Sensitive Boreas Ponds
Posted on: 01/12/17
Urges Him to Optimize Economic Development Effort with Wilderness Protection Nearby
Posted on: 01/12/17
Will Support Organization’s Work to Boost Low-Carbon Adirondack Economy
Posted on: 01/03/17
Healthy Lakes Stay Colder Than Those Sterilized by Acid Rain
Posted on: 11/21/16
World Class Tourism Destination Needs $100 Million to Fix Wastewater Treatment Systems
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