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March 26, 2020  |  by: Charlotte Staats - Adirondack Council's Clarence Petty Advocacy Intern
5 Things You Need to Know | March 2020 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 to protect for future generations. Adirondack Conservation News aims to highlight both threats and opportunities
March 24, 2020  |  by: Charlotte Staats - Adirondack Council's Clarence Petty Advocacy Intern
Lessons from the Trail | Part 3
“Lessons from the Trail” is a blog series that discusses what the author, Charlotte Staats, has learned from living and working in the Adirondack Park. Charlotte Staats lives and recreates in the Adirondacks, and spent five seasons working on a backcountry trail crew that specializes in working in wilderness areas. The blog series will discuss her experience on trail crew, what she learned while working in backcountry settings, and the challenges she has seen facing the Adirondacks.
March 18, 2020  |  by: Mary Godnick - Adirondack Council Marketing and Communications Associate
Why You Should Help Protect Native Pollinators and Grow Native Plants
This blog by Mary Godnick the Adirondack Council's Marketing and Communications Associate discusses native pollinators and plants and how they are critical to the vitality of the things that make the Adirondacks wild and unique.
March 2, 2020  |  by: Charlotte Staats - Adirondack Council's Clarence Petty Advocacy Inter
Lessons from the Trail | Part 2
“Lessons from the Trail” is a blog series that discusses what the author, Charlotte Staats, has learned from living and working in the Adirondack Park. Charlotte Staats lives and recreates in the Adirondacks, and spent 5 seasons working on a backcountry trail crew that specializes in working in wilderness areas. The blog series will discuss her experience on trail crew, what she learned while working in backcountry settings, and the challenges she has seen facing the Adirondacks.
February 26, 2020  |  by: Charlotte Staats - Adirondack Council's Clarence Petty Advocacy Intern
5 Things You Need to Know | February 2020 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 to 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.
February 20, 2020
VIDEO: Adirondack Wilderness and Overuse
It’s time to invest in the trails, parking, restrooms, rangers, and other staff, visitor management and comprehensive planning needed to preserve this national treasure for future generations. Together we can ensure that the Park’s legacy continues with fair access for all.  
February 12, 2020  |  by: Audrey Hyson - Guest Author
Birds in Black | About Crows and Ravens
In our blog, guest author and long-time supporter of the Adirondack Council Audrey Hyson describes the interesting behavior of members of the crow family.
February 4, 2020  |  by: Charlotte Staats - Adirondack Council's Clarence Petty Advocacy Intern
Lessons from the Trail |Part 1
“Lessons from the Trail” is a blog series that discusses what the author, Charlotte Staats, has learned from living and working in the Adirondack Park. Charlotte Staats lives and recreates in the Adirondacks, and spent five seasons working on a backcountry trail crew that specializes in working in wilderness areas. The blog series will discuss her experience on trail crew, what she learned while working in backcountry settings, and the challenges she has seen facing the Adirondacks.
January 29, 2020  |  by: Charlotte Staats - Adirondack Council's Clarence Petty Advocacy Intern
5 Things You Need to Know | January 2020 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 to 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.
January 21, 2020  |  by: Casey Marvell - Adirondack Council's Policy Fellow
How Road Salt is Impacting Our Adirondack Waters
The excessive application of road salt on state roadways in the Adirondack Park is contaminating our surface waters and drinking wells. And it’s happening at an alarming rate. Without updating our road management practices in the Adirondacks, road salt pollution will continue to jeopardize safe drinking water for years to come.

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