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September 3, 2014  |  by: John F. Sheehan
The Adirondack Council Releases its <em>State of the Park</em> Report!
You will find our State of the Park report to be the most comprehensive and informative review of the local, state and federal government actions affecting the largest park in the contiguous United States. You won't find anything like this for other major American parks.
August 18, 2014  |  by: Lisa M. Genier
Did You Know? - Things you may not know about the Adirondack Park
I was born and raised in the Adirondacks and have worked for the Adirondack Council for over 22 years. I've learned so much about Adirondack Park and what it has to offer. But everyday, I learn more about this magnificent place. Read on! You may learn something new about the Adirondack Park too.
August 11, 2014  |  by: Liza Frenette - guest author
Seeking Diversity in the Woods
There are six million acres in the Adirondack Park, providing enough woods, water and recreation for plenty of people. Yet there is not a lot of diversity among the people who live and visit there, so individuals and organizations are gathering for a symposium on August 16 to help change that.
Get out and Enjoy!
July 30, 2014  |  by: Diane Fish
Essex Chain of Lakes Open for the First Time in Over 100 Years!!
This summer new state Forest Preserve lands surrounding the Essex Chain of Lakes are open to the public for the first time in over a hundred years. It's exciting that people are getting to see firsthand this new acquisition in the Adirondack Park.
July 22, 2014  |  by: Greg Redling
It's a BioBlitz!
The Adirondack Council's intern in our Elizabethtown office recently participated in the BioBlitz at the Adirondack Interpretive Center located in Newcomb. He wrote about his experience and the impact it had on him.
July 16, 2014
Adirondack Council Celebrates its 2014 Forever Wild Day!
On Saturday, July 12, the Adirondack Council held its annual Forever Wild Day in Elizabethtown. The Council honored the Marshall family and the Adirondack Explorer magazine.
July 9, 2014  |  by: Lisa M. Genier
Celebrate New York's Invasive Species Awareness Week!
Sunday, July 6th was the first day of New York's Invasive Species Awareness Week. Learn more about invasive species and what you can do to help protect our favorite places.
June 30, 2014  |  by: John Sheehan
Acid Rain, Mercury and Loons...Oh my!
Recent changes in federal regulations will significantly curb acid rain in the years ahead. The loons in the Adirondacks will be happy to see acid rain go, but will still be hurt by lingering mercury and aluminum contamination. We will need to do more.
June 16, 2014  |  by: Willie Janeway
Traversing
Recently, the Adirondack Council's Executive Director, Willie Janeway, took a four-day hike through the western portion of the Adirondack Park. In his journey, he found pleasantries, problems and possibilities.
June 9, 2014  |  by: Lisa M. Genier
Bigger Isn't Always Better
I'm sure you've heard the old saying,"Bigger is Better." Well, not when it comes to all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). As you can imagine, larger and heavier ATVs can do more damage to the environment.

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