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April 7, 2020  |  by: Mary Godnick - Adirondack Council Marketing and Communications Associate
7 (Mostly Free) Ways to Love the Adirondacks from a Distance
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused mass disruption in how we live our daily lives. We are all spending more time at home, and it’s advised that people from outside the area do not travel to the Adirondack Park right now. But no worries, there are many ways we can support and enjoy our Park from home, even if you don’t live inside the Blue Line.
April 3, 2020  |  by: Casey Marvel - Adirondack Council Policy Fellow
Adirondack Wilderness & Communities Win in State Budget
Each year, the New York State budget is an opportunity for state leaders to renew their commitments to supporting Adirondack Park wilderness, wildlife and communities. Just like how aspects of our daily lives seem to be affected by this unprecedented global health pandemic., this year's budget process was also impacted. Despite overwhelming challenges, the Governor and the Legislature made it clear with the passage of this budget that the fight against climate change, wilderness preservation, clean water, and a vibrant Adirondack Park will remain a priority for New York State.
April 1, 2020  |  by: Caroline Dodd - Adirondack Council’s Clarence Petty Legislative Intern
New York’s Climate Law in the Adirondacks | Part One
This blog is the first in a series that will examine the potential impacts and changes in the Adirondacks that will result from the implementation of New York’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act. How will the law impact our farms? Where will new renewable energy projects be sited? How will communities need to adapt? What can you do to help? This blog series will examine these questions and more, with the goal of shedding light on the challenges and opportunities the Adirondack region will face in mitigating and adapting to climate change under New York’s revolutionary new climate law.
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.

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