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March 31, 2021  |  by: Alycia Bacon - Adirondack Council Clarence Petty Advocacy Intern
5 Things You Need to Know | March 2021 ADK Conservation News
Adirondack Conservation News is a collection of the current events taking place in New York’s Adirondack Park. It aims to highlight both threats and opportunities concerning the Park’s ecological integrity, wild character, and community vibrancy.
March 17, 2021  |  by: Kevin Chlad - Adirondack Council Director of Government Relations
New York Senate Proposes $3 Billion Clean Water and Jobs Bond Act
The New York State Budget process is entering its final phase, when the Governor, Senate, and Assembly negotiate the details of a roughly $200 billion agreement. This agreement, in part, will directly impact efforts to protect wildlife and clean water in our magnificent Adirondack Park.
March 16, 2021  |  by: Ryan Nerp - Adirondack Council Conservation Research Associate
State Overuse Advisory Group Recommends Wilderness Preservation
The state's High Peaks Wilderness Overuse Advisory Group (HPAG) released its final recommendations calling for immediate actions to manage overuse to preserve wilderness and protect public safety in the Adirondack High Peaks. These consensus recommendations are wide-ranging, covering topics from specific suggestions for education efforts already underway to long-ranging plans to build infrastructure, stakeholder engagement, and increase funding and staffing across the High Peaks.
March 15, 2021  |  by: Lisa M. Genier - Adirondack Council Program Analyst
Celebrating Women's History Month | Honoring Women in Conservation
In celebration of Women’s History Month, we are highlighting women who devoted their lives to making our planet a better place. These female conservation leaders most likely worked in the shadows of better-known male conservationists and were probably met with bias and resistance throughout their careers. But they persevered and were successful in protecting our lands, waters, and wildlife for every thing’s and everyone’s benefit.
March 4, 2021  |  by: Alycia Bacon - Adirondack Council Clarence Petty Advocacy Intern
The Missing Story of African Americans in the Adirondacks
If you take a deep look into the history of the Adirondacks, you'll find a record of diversity and sometimes inclusion. There are plenty of examples of African Americans in the Adirondacks, but little remains as examples of their contributions.
March 2, 2021  |  by: Alycia Bacon - Adirondack Council Clarence Petty Advocacy Intern
5 Things You Need to Know | February 2021 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 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 19, 2021
Behind the Loon: Meet John Sheehan
Welcome to our “Behind the Loon” series. There are so many reasons our Adirondack Council team is great, and we want to give you a chance to meet every one of them and their talents, quirks, and passions. We will be highlighting a member of our team each month. It’s so nice to meet you! 
January 28, 2021  |  by: Alycia Bacon - Adirondack Council Clarence Petty Advocacy Intern
5 Things You Need to Know | January 2021 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 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, 2021
Behind the Loon: Meet Charlotte Staats
Welcome to our “Behind the Loon” series. There are so many reasons our Adirondack Council team is great, and we want to give you a chance to meet every one of them and their talents, quirks, and passions. We will be highlighting a member of our team each month. It’s so nice to meet you! 
December 23, 2020  |  by: Casey Marvell - Adirondack Council Government Relations Analyst
Top 10 Adirondack Conservation Accomplishments of 2020
The year 2020 was filled with unprecedented challenges. Yet, through all we have faced, the Adirondack Park continues to be a safe-haven where millions can turn for refuge and rejuvenation. More importantly, many successes helped further secure the Adirondack Park as a national treasure.

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20-21 Accomplishments

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