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November 4, 2022  |  by: Andrea Shipton - Clarence Petty Climate and Conservation Intern
Sustainable Farming in the Champlain Valley: Catching up with Two Micro-Grant Awardees
Each year, the Essex Farm Institute awards grants to Adirondack farmers. This year, two of the grant winners were preparing for winter by taking on tasks that help reduce carbon in the atmosphere and help their farms thrive long-term.
November 1, 2022  |  by: Justin Levine - Communications Associate
5 Things You Need to Know | October 2022 ADK Conservation News
Catch up on the latest in Adirondack conservation news and read about the upcoming Bond Act vote, wolves, a new wilderness preserve, and more!
October 17, 2022  |  by: Aaron Mair - Forever Adirondacks Campaign Director
Forever Adirondacks Campaign Update
Check out this update to find out what the Forever Adirondacks campaign has been up to lately!
October 17, 2022  |  by: Willie Janeway - Executive Director
Op-ed for the Watertown Daily Times and NNY360
Your recent editorial “Hold off on Debt…” missed the point on the upcoming vote on Nov. 8 to approve a Clean Water, Clean Air and Green Jobs Bond Act for New York. The bond act is an opportunity to avoid enormous amounts of debt for north country and Adirondack property taxpayers
October 7, 2022  |  by: Justin Levine - Communications Associate
5 Things You Need to Know | September 2022 ADK Conservation News
Catch up on the latest in Adirondack conservation news and read about a proposed weapons testing range, a bill that would strip wildlife funding, and a new DEC plan to help fight invasive species.
October 3, 2022  |  by: David Miller - Clean Water Program Coordinator
Lake George Moves Toward Septic Inspection Program
Failing Septic Systems are a pollution problem throughout the Adirondack Park, and no place is this more evident than the waters and shores of Lake George. But the Lake George Park Commission is taking a giant step...
September 19, 2022  |  by: Blake Neumann - Adirondack Council Clean Water Advocate
Paddling the Adirondack Canoe Classic – Again!
As Labor Day came and went, thousands of visitors poured into and out of the Park to enjoy hiking, swimming, boating, paddling and perhaps a last ice cream of the season, as overnight lows now begin to dip into the 40s. For many local businesses and seasonal residents, this weekend signifies a time to close up shop for the summer. However, for a motivated few, the culmination of summer is yet to come.
September 9, 2022  |  by: Andrea Shipton - Clarence Petty Climate and Conservation Intern
The Critical Role of Writing in Environmental Activism: Reflections on the First Annual Kickass Writers Festival
Adirondack Council Climate and Conservation intern Andrea Shipton reflects on the Adirondack Center for Writing's Kickass Writer's Festival, held in Saranac Lake.
August 31, 2022  |  by: Justin Levine - Adirondack Council Communications Associate
5 Things You Need to Know | August 2022 ADK Conservation News
The latest Adirondack conservation news includes updates on the benefits of the Inflation Reduction Act, a great community event, and the needs of rural communities
August 16, 2022  |  by: Blake Neumann - Adirondack Council Clean Water Advocate
Creating Common Communication
This week we return with another prevention-focused blog exploring additional strategies the Adirondack Council is exploring and developing through its Clean Water work...

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