September 14, 2023  |  by: Aimee Privitera - The Adirondack Council's Legislative Associate
Task Force Report Marks Major Step Forward in our Fight Against Road Salt
The Adirondack Road Salt Reduction Task Force released its long-awaited report, which contains recommendations that, if acted upon, would significantly reduce road salt pollution entering Adirondack waters. Aimee Privitera, the Adirondack Council's Legislative Associate reflects on some of the measures that have brought us here.
August 31, 2023  |  by: Justin Levine - Communications Associate
5 Things You Need to Know | August 2023 ADK Conservation News
Read about the most important Adirondack news for August, including the discovery of a rare plant, students learning Adirondack history, following in the footsteps of moose, and more!
August 21, 2023  |  by: Becky Sutter- Adirondack Council - Headwater's Coordinator
Behind the Loon: Meet Becky Sutter!
Meet Becky Sutter- the Adirondack Council's Headwater's Coordinator who is doing work in the Raquette River Watershed of the Adirondack Park.
August 17, 2023  |  by: John Davis - Adirondack Council Rewilding Advocate
Rewilding Adirondack Waters
Esteemed biologist Jerry Jenkins wryly noted in his Adirondack Atlas that the Forever Wild protection of Adirondack Park often seems to stop at the waterline. New York has done a remarkably good job of saving forest lands in its great Adirondack and Catskill Parks, but the same level of conservation has generally not been afforded... 
August 7, 2023  |  by: Aimee Privitera - Adirondack Council Legislative Associate
Protecting Our Pollinators
Birds and bees link farmers markets, local produce, and the environment, and there is an urgent need to protect New York's pollinators. Learn how the Birds and Bees Protection Act aims to safeguard New York's environment, agriculture, and food security by addressing harmful neonicotinoid pesticides, and take action on this critical legislation.
July 31, 2023  |  by: Justin Levine - Communications Associate
From Fiasco to Fabulous
The Adirondack Council's 2023 Forever Wild Day got off to a wild start, but by the end of the day the important work of honoring, recognizing, and celebrating those who work to make the Adirondacks better was done.
July 20, 2023  |  by: Aaron Mair - Forever Adirondacks Campaign Director
Protecting a National Treasure through Climate Action
Read more about the coalition effort by the Forever Adirondacks Campaign, focusing on wilderness, clean water protection, and job opportunities, to combat climate change and preserve the Adirondacks. Discover how New York state can leverage its Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act and Environmental Bond Act to promote workforce development and create a 21st Century Civilian Climate Corps for a sustainable future.
July 3, 2023  |  by: Jackie Bowen - Director of Conservation
Visitor Use Study Reveals Insights into Adirondack High Peaks Wilderness Complex
The Adirondack Council has released the results of a study of visitor use in the High Peaks Wilderness which shows that data-driven decisions need to be made to properly manage the state Forest Preserve. In this blog, we explain the history of why these studies are needed and what the study found during the summer of 2021.
June 30, 2023  |  by: Justin Levine - Communications Associate
5 Things You Need to Know | June 2023 Conservation News
Catch up on the latest Adirondack conservation news, including a conservation pro taking the helm of the Adirondack Council, new bills that will help the Adirondacks, and our Conservationist of the Year award.
June 14, 2023  |  by: Jess Grant - Conservation Associate
A Golden Opportunity
In the summer of 2022, our Conservation team attended the Conference of Parties on Biodiversity in Montreal. Conservation Associate Jess Grant looks back on this international event and reflects on the opportunities presented.

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