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February 27, 2024  |  by: Janine Scherline - Director of Development
Behind the Loon - Meet Janine Scherline
Meet the Adirondack Council staff with our latest Behind the Loon blog! Janine Scherline joined the Council earlier this year as the Director of Development. Learn more about Janine and her love for the Adirondacks, music, and making connections.
February 21, 2024  |  by: John Davis - Adirondack Council Rewilding Advocate
Let Bobcats Manage Themselves
The state Department of Environmental Conservation is taking public comments on how it manages bobcat populations, but the Adirondack Council thinks bobcats should largely be left "unmanaged." Learn why from our Rewilding Advocate John Davis.
February 14, 2024  |  by: Nicholle Gotham - Adirondack Council Assistant Director of Development
Top Feeling: Being a Next Gen Advocate for the Adirondack Park
Joining the Next Gen Council is a great way to help protect the Adirondacks - a place where lasting memories are made. Become part of a great team of new leaders in the Adirondacks, and help us work for a better Park for all.
February 8, 2024  |  by: Justin Levine - Communications Associate
The Black Woods is Required Reading
Amy Godine’s recent book The Black Woods take a deeper-than-usual look at the historical role race played in the Adirondacks, long before there was an Adirondack Park. This book goes beyond John Brown and looks at the other individuals who worked to make Black suffrage a reality in New York. This book is required reading for those who believe that the Adirondacks belong to all New Yorkers, and want to ensure a more welcoming Adirondack Park.
February 6, 2024  |  by: Elizabeth Roger - Director of Strategic Initiatives and Engagement
Behind the Loon - Meet Elizabeth Rogers!
Elizabeth Rogers recently started at the Council as the Director of Strategic Initiatives and Engagement, learn more about what matters to her in the Adirondack Park with her Behind the Loon blog.
February 1, 2024  |  by: Justin Levine - Communications Associate
5 Things You Need to Know | January 2024 ADK Conservation News
Read the latest Adirondack conservation news from January, including the Governor's budget proposals that will impact the Adirondacks, eclipse safety, and a new law that will protect our native pollinators.
January 24, 2024  |  by: By Martha DePoy – Adirondack Council Clarence Petty Intern
Micro-grants in Action
Our 2023 Clarence Petty Farm Intern, Martha DePoy, visited numerous Adirondack farms and producers to see how the Essex Farm Institute’s (EFI) Micro-grants are doing. EFI provides grants to Adirondack farmers to help them improve efficiency and lower their environmental impact. This is one of the many ways that EFI, which is a program of the Adirondack Council, supports our local food network and communities.
January 15, 2024  |  by: Aimee Privitera - Adirondack Council Legislative Associate
Adirondack Items to Watch for in the 2024 Executive Budget Proposal
With the 2024 state legislative session underway and Governor Kathy Hochul’s budget speech this week, here’s what the Adirondack Council is looking for in terms of funding Adirondack-related needs and priorities.
January 8, 2024
Behind the Loon: Meet: Safa Mammeri
Meet Safa Mammeri, this year’s Clarence Petty legislative intern working with the staff of the government relations team at the Council's Albany office, She will be tracking bills during this legislative session and writing and distributing memos of support and opposition.
December 19, 2023  |  by: Aaron Mair - Adirondack Council Forever Adirondacks Campaign Director
The Adirondacks at COP28
The Adirondack Council and The Wild Center were represented at the United Nations COP28 conference in Dubai by our Forever Adirondacks Campaign Director Aaron Mair. Aaron brought the example of the Adirondack Park to Dubai. so that others see its benefits.

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