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February 3, 2015  |  by: John F. Sheehan
Forestry in the Adirondacks - Why it's Important
What happens to the Adirondack Park's commercial forests affects the entire Park. These forests are mixed in with the Park's "Forever Wild" public lands and its 130 communities. In the Adirondacks, the combination of environmental protection and careful private stewardship has preserved a forested landscape that is the largest intact, temperate deciduous forest ecosystem in the world.
January 26, 2015  |  by: Kevin Chlad
An Analysis of Governor Cuomo's Pro-Adirondack Budget Proposals
Many pro-Adirondack priorities were expressed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in his 2015 combined State of the State address and Executive Budget summary that he announced on January 21st. Kevin Chlad, the Council's Legislative Director, gives his analysis of the Governor's proposals.
January 20, 2015  |  by: William C. Janeway
Cuomo's Adirondack Priorities - What to Watch for...
Tomorrow, January 21, Governor Andrew Cuomo will give his State of the State message and unveil his budget proposal for the upcoming year. He has many opportunities before him to provide leadership, increased funding and improved policies that can help secure the Adirondack Park's future. We will join others in watching for this tomorrow.
January 12, 2015  |  by: William C. Janeway - Adirondack Council Executive Director
Adirondack Development Proposal Highlights Need for Adirondack Park Agency Reforms
A development proposal of a former Boy Scout Camp on Woodworth Lake focuses attention on the reforms that are needed to bring the Adirondack Park Agency into the 21st Century.
January 5, 2015  |  by: John F. Sheehan
Mario Cuomo's Adirondack Legacy
Mario Cuomo was Governor of New York State from 1983-1994. During that time, he made a lasting legacy that still lives on in the Adirondack Park.
December 22, 2014  |  by: John Sheehan
New Law Helps Preserve View of Nightime Sky
A new law will curb light pollution from state facilities and preserve dark night skies in the Adirondack Park and beyond.
December 16, 2014  |  by: Jeff Bronheim
Buses, Bicycles and Canoes - Bringing New City Kids and Old Park Lovers to the Adirondacks in New Way
A former board member of the Adirondack Council shares his vision to broaden the group of people who know, love and support the Adirondack Park.
November 23, 2014  |  by: Adirondack Council Staff
Shopping for the Holidays? Check Out the Adirondack Gifts for Sale in Our On-line Shop
My guess is you've contemplated starting your holiday shopping already. Did you know that the Adirondack Council has a selection of unique, environmentally-conscious Adirondack gifts for sale at our on-line shop?
November 14, 2014  |  by: John F. Sheehan
Adirondack Common Ground Alliance Releases its
The Adirondack Common Ground Alliance (CGA) just announced its list of priorities for state government, when it released its 2015 "Blueprint for the Blue Line." Read to find out what this diverse group wants the state to do to help the Adirondacks.
November 4, 2014
Feds Preserve Local & Adirondack Park Agency Jurisdiction over Size, Shape of Cell Towers
A coalition of New York's environmental and historic preservation organizations is expressing its gratitude after receiving a decision from Federal Communications Commission that preserves the rights of state and local governments to regulate the size, shape and visibility of cell towers in scenic and historic areas, including the Adirondack Park.

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