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February 11, 2022  |  by: Dillon Klepetar – Adirondack Council Farm Advocate
Cultivating Legislation: Agricultural Updates from the State Capitol
There has been a flurry of activity on Agriculture coming from the state recently that will benefit farming in the Adirondacks. In this blog, read about the positive changes Governor Kathy Hochul has brought to the farm table.
February 3, 2022  |  by: Justin Levine – Adirondack Council Communications and Outreach Assistant
5 Things You Need to Know | January 2022 ADK Conservation News
Read about Governor Hochul's budget proposal and her appointments to the Road Salt Task Force, the new Executive Director of the Adirondack Park Agency, and more.
January 31, 2022  |  by: Blake Neumann – Adirondack Council Clean Water Advocate
Reflections on Water: Better Protecting the Raquette Lake Watershed
Read about our Clean Water Advocate Blake Neumann's experience participating in the virtual annual meeting of the Northeast Aquatic Plant Management Society where he heard updates from his peers around the Northeast and beyond.
January 25, 2022
Behind the Loon: Meet Debbie Pastore
Meet Debbie Pastore, the Adirondack Council's Director of Fund Development
January 20, 2022  |  by: Justin Levine – Adirondack Council Communications and Outreach Assistant
A Quest to Become Saranac Lake Ultra 6er
In this blog, read about the Adirondack Council's Justine Levine's adventure in becoming a Saranac Lake Ultra 6er.
January 6, 2022  |  by: David Miller - Adirondack Council Clean Water Program Coordinator
Testifying for Adirondack Clean Water Infrastructure
In this blog, read about David Miller's, the Adirondack Council's Clean Water Program Coordinator, testimony in a New York State Senate hearing on the clean water infrastructure needs and programs in the Adirondacks.
January 3, 2022  |  by: Kevin Chlad - Adirondack Council Director of Government Relations
Adirondack Objectives for the 2022 Legislative Session
A new Governor, her State of the State Message and Executive Budget proposal, and the start of a legislative session bring great opportunities for the Adirondacks. Read about this in our new blog by Kevin Chad, the Adirondack Council's Director of Government Relations.
December 21, 2021  |  by: Charlotte Staats former Adirondack Council Conservation Assistant.
Visiting Micro-Grant Recipients | Climate-smart Projects Underway
On Earth Day this year, the Adirondack Council and Essex Farm Institute announced that it awarded 21 micro-grants to local farmers and value-added producers to fund climate-friendly projects. It was the sixth year in which the Council granted funds to local Adirondack farmers and business-owners seeking to reduce their impact on the environment and adapt to climate change.
December 16, 2021  |  by: Jessica Grant - Adirondack Council Executive and Fund Development Assistant
A Hike up Mount Inez | Liberty for All
In this blog, read about the Council's Jess Grant's hike up Mt. Inez and learn about its namesake.
December 3, 2021  |  by: Justin Levine – Adirondack Council Communications and Outreach Assistant
5 Things You Need to Know | November 2021 ADK Conservation News
In this blog, you can read about Aaron Mair's, the Adirondack Council's Director of the Forever Adirondack Campaign, trip to COP26 in Scotland, the Council's new 2050 VISION plan, a NYS Department of Environmental Conservation video on invasives, and more.

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