June 18, 2024  |  by: Aimee Privitera - Adirondack Council Legislative Associate
Protecting Your Park In Albany

By Aimee Privitera - Legislative AssociateTuesday, June 18, 2024

The 2024 NYS Legislative Session ended on the morning of...

June 13, 2024  |  by: Sarah King - Clarence Petty Communications Intern
Behind the Loon - Meet Sarah King!
Sarah King is a filmmaker, nature lover, and adventurer, and is also the Clarence Petty Communications Intern for 2024, working on our upcoming 50th anniversary. Learn more about her in our Behind the Loon blog!
June 6, 2024  |  by: Aaron Mair - Forever Adirondacks Campaign Director
30x30: A Wild Solution for the Adirondacks' Carbon Future
Aaron Mair, the Council's Forever Adirondacks program director, recently sat down with Bill McKibben to discuss the role the Adirondacks can play in the 30x30 program and how critical the Forest Preserve is to the battle against climate change.
May 23, 2024  |  by: jac
Eligibility Guidelines for Bond Act Funded Programs
Here is the letter the Council submitted to the state DEC regarding projects that can be funded by the 2022 environmental bond act. The communities of the Adirondacks, and the people of New York, will benefit by providing funding for different types of infrastructure projects that the bond act can offer.
May 15, 2024  |  by: Justin Levine - Communications Associate
One Hundred and Thirty Years Later
In 1894, delegates to a constitutional convention in New York created what, 130 years later, is still one of the most important and enduring conservation ideals ever enshrined. We are still benefiting from that simple, two sentence clause today.
May 10, 2024  |  by: Aaron Mair - Forever Adirondacks Campaign Director
Adirondack Cool Runnings
This past winter, Scouts from New York City, many of whom have Jamaican heritage, got to experience the Adirondacks. They learned about the Park, met with the Jamaican bobsled team, and visited historic and educational sites.
May 3, 2024  |  by: Justin A. Levine - Communications Associate
5 Things You Need to Know | April 2024 ADK Conservation News
There was a lot of important Adirondack news in April, so read our monthly recap!
April 18, 2024  |  by: Jackie Bowen - Director of Conservation
What are SWAP and OSP?
When it comes to managing the vast natural resources of New York, there can be a confusing array of plans that come forth from multiple agencies. While the Council works to keep you informed of the consequences of these many plans, there are two that are on the immediate horizon to watch closely - the State Wildlife Action Plan and the Open Space Plan. Learn what these plans are and what we're watching for as they are released to the public.
April 12, 2024  |  by: John Davis - Adirondack Council Rewilding Advocate
Rewilding the Adirondack Way
The Adirondack Park may be the original "rewilding" example, but the modern Adirondacks can still be made more friendly to wildlife. Our Rewilding Advocate explains how.
April 4, 2024  |  by: Justin Levine - Communications Associate
5 Things You Need to Know | March 2024 ADK Conservation News
Read about the most important Adirondack conservation news from March, including eclipse updates, trout protection, wildlife corridors and more!

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