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June 15, 2021  |  by: David Miller - Adirondack Council Clean Water Program Coordinator
Adirondack Clean Water Infrastructure - What Does It Mean?
In this blog, David Miller, the Adirondack Council's Clean Water Program Coordinator, writes about why clean water infrastructure and funding for it is so important in protecting waterbodies in the Adirondack Park.
June 4, 2021  |  by: Allison Stefanelli - Adirondack Council Clarence Petty Legislative Intern and Charlotte Staats - Adirondack Council Conservation Assistant
Effective Strategies Used by Other States to Fight Aquatic Invasive Species
The introduction and spread of aquatic invasive species to waters in the Adirondacks threatens biodiversity, clean water, and jobs. This blog discusses how invasive species laws in other states have been effective in protecting their waterbodies.
June 3, 2021  |  by: Alycia Bacon - Adirondack Council Clarence Petty Advocacy Intern
5 Things You Need to Know | May 2021 ADK Conservation News
In this month's blog, read about turtles, water quality, Forest Preserve protections, and more!
May 14, 2021  |  by: Justin Levine – Adirondack Council Communications and Outreach Assistant
Early Season Enjoyment | How to Enjoy Spring in the Adirondacks
Spring in the Adirondacks is a very fluid time of year. It can snow and be warm on the same day, parking lots can be full or empty, and one may be sucked dry of all blood or merely spotted with hundreds of bites from black flies. But even with variable weather and hiking conditions, there are still some great ways to enjoy the Adirondacks in spring.
May 10, 2021  |  by: Charlotte Staats - Adirondack Council Conservation Assistant
The Future of the Debar Lodge | Why It's Important
The Debar Lodge, an Adirondack great camp has recently become a highly debated topic. Read our blog to find out why.
April 30, 2021  |  by: Alycia Bacon - Adirondack Council Clarence Petty Advocacy Intern
5 Things You Need to Know | April 2021 ADK Conservation News
Adirondack Conservation News is a collection of the most current events taking place in New York’s Adirondack Park, a unique national treasure and legacy we inherited over 100 years ago, that we must protect for future generations. Adirondack Conservation News aims to highlight both threats and opportunities concerning the Park’s ecological integrity, wild character, and community vibrancy.
April 8, 2021  |  by: Allison Stefanelli - Adirondack Council Clarence Petty Legislative Intern
What You Need to Know About Aquatic Invasive Species | Invasive Species Blog Series
Aquatic invasive species weaken fisheries, reduce biodiversity, heighten levels of toxins throughout the water and food chain, and outcompete native species. They harm human health and negatively impact the economies of Adirondack communities that rely on tourism and outdoor recreation.
March 31, 2021  |  by: Alycia Bacon - Adirondack Council Clarence Petty Advocacy Intern
5 Things You Need to Know | March 2021 ADK Conservation News
Adirondack Conservation News is a collection of the current events taking place in New York’s Adirondack Park. It aims to highlight both threats and opportunities concerning the Park’s ecological integrity, wild character, and community vibrancy.
March 17, 2021  |  by: Kevin Chlad - Adirondack Council Director of Government Relations
New York Senate Proposes $3 Billion Clean Water and Jobs Bond Act
The New York State Budget process is entering its final phase, when the Governor, Senate, and Assembly negotiate the details of a roughly $200 billion agreement. This agreement, in part, will directly impact efforts to protect wildlife and clean water in our magnificent Adirondack Park.
March 16, 2021  |  by: Ryan Nerp - Adirondack Council Conservation Research Associate
State Overuse Advisory Group Recommends Wilderness Preservation
The state's High Peaks Wilderness Overuse Advisory Group (HPAG) released its final recommendations calling for immediate actions to manage overuse to preserve wilderness and protect public safety in the Adirondack High Peaks. These consensus recommendations are wide-ranging, covering topics from specific suggestions for education efforts already underway to long-ranging plans to build infrastructure, stakeholder engagement, and increase funding and staffing across the High Peaks.

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