February 1, 2016  |  by: Lisa M. Genier - Adirondack Council Program Analyst
New Book Features Birds in the Adirondacks
Today, February 1, SUNY Press/Excelsior Editions published Flight Paths: A Field Journal of Hope, Heartbreak, and Miracles with New York's Bird People. Readers will find that both the Adirondacks and the Adirondack Council are featured prominently.
January 26, 2016  |  Press Republican  |  by: Op-Ed by William C. Janeway - Adirondack Council Executive Director
In My Opinion: Governor's Budget Supports Wilderness, Communities
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposed 2016-17 state budget includes record funding for clean water, wilderness, wildlife, and communities in the Adirondack Park. It is an ambitious plan that provides an historic opportunity for stakeholders to work together, protect wilderness and support vibrant communities.
January 20, 2016  |  by: Kevin Chlad - Director of Government Relations
An Agenda and Budget Flowing with Opportunity for the Adirondacks
Last week, Governor Cuomo presented his 2016-17 budget proposal and report on the state of the state. With these proposals, the Governor has shown how he wants the state to better protect water, wildlife, wilderness, and communities, both in the Adirondacks and statewide.
December 14, 2015  |  by: Kevin Chlad - Adirondack Council Director of Government Relations
With Hope, Looking Forward to a Bright Future for the Adirondack Park
Read about one Adirondack Council staff member's hike in the McKenzie Mountain Wilderness and the hope for a bright future for the Adirondack Park.
December 8, 2015  |  by: John F. Sheehan - Adirondack Council Communications Director
Acid Rain Reductions Should Inform Climate Change Strategy
After nations engaged in the Paris climate summit, we can take comfort in the fact that we have learned how to vanquish acid rain over the past 30 years and we can apply the same methods to curb global warming.
November 10, 2015  |  by: William C. Janeway - Adirondack Council Executive Director
Why We Need More Wilderness
The legacy of Governor Cuomo will be determined by whether or not he protects the Boreas Ponds and other recently acquired or adjoining Adirondack lands as Wilderness. An expanded High Peaks Wilderness will protect forests and waters that serve as home to diverse wildlife, and enhance opportunities for solitude.
October 20, 2015  |  by: John F. Sheehan - Adirondack Council Communications Director
Adirondack Council Takes Part in International Acid Rain Conference Being Held in Rochester
The Adirondack Council is taking part in the 2015 International Acid Rain Conference being held this week in Rochester. This once-every-five-years event, that has never been held in New York before, is looking at ways to better protect sensitive areas like the Adirondack Park from acid rain.
October 7, 2015  |  by: By: John F. Sheehan - Adirondack Council Communications Director
Adirondack Council Introduces International Coalition to Adirondack Conservation
In September, staff of the Adirondack Council met with with an international coalition of 10 conservationists from all corners of the globe to discuss the unique nature of the Adirondack Park and how it is a model for the protection of lived-in natural areas around the world.
September 28, 2015  |  by: John F. Sheehan - Adirondack Council Communications Director
Republican Congressman's Resolution Urges  House to Address Climate Change
Congressman Chris Gibson, R-Kinderhook, has proposed a resolution calling on the House of Representatives to address and solve the air pollution issues that cause climate change.
September 21, 2015  |  by: John F. Sheehan - Adirondack Council Communications Director
Adirondack Park Poised for Change in 2016
The globally unique Adirondack Park is poised for change. That change could be very good or very bad. Much will depend on political leadership from Gov. Andrew Cuomo, according to the Adirondack Council's State of the Park report for 2015.

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