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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.
June 3, 2014  |  by: Lisa M. Genier
Council Helps Spread the Word - Eat Local!
One thing you may not know about the Adirondack Council is that we advocate for the conservation of agricultural lands in the Adirondack Park. We're helping to spread the word to Eat Local to be healthy, protect the environment and build a strong local economy.
May 27, 2014  |  by: Kevin Chlad
A Tiny Culprit to a Very Large Problem
The next opportunity you have, walk to your bathroom and look at your personal care products. Do any of the products you use contain "microbeads?" Chances are, they do.
A hike at Coon Mountain Preserve
May 19, 2014  |  by: Michele Drozd
Spring Means Wildflowers in the Adirondack Park
Spring took its sweet time in arriving this year. And although Council staff members happily skied our way through a long cold winter, by April impatience resounded throughout the office. Spring. Was. Late.

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