August 17, 2023  |  by: John Davis - Adirondack Council Rewilding Advocate
Rewilding Adirondack Waters
Esteemed biologist Jerry Jenkins wryly noted in his Adirondack Atlas that the Forever Wild protection of Adirondack Park often seems to stop at the waterline. New York has done a remarkably good job of saving forest lands in its great Adirondack and Catskill Parks, but the same level of conservation has generally not been afforded... 
August 7, 2023  |  by: Aimee Privitera - Adirondack Council Legislative Associate
Protecting Our Pollinators
Birds and bees link farmers markets, local produce, and the environment, and there is an urgent need to protect New York's pollinators. Learn how the Birds and Bees Protection Act aims to safeguard New York's environment, agriculture, and food security by addressing harmful neonicotinoid pesticides, and take action on this critical legislation.
July 31, 2023  |  by: Justin Levine - Communications Associate
From Fiasco to Fabulous
The Adirondack Council's 2023 Forever Wild Day got off to a wild start, but by the end of the day the important work of honoring, recognizing, and celebrating those who work to make the Adirondacks better was done.
July 20, 2023  |  by: Aaron Mair - Forever Adirondacks Campaign Director
Protecting a National Treasure through Climate Action
Read more about the coalition effort by the Forever Adirondacks Campaign, focusing on wilderness, clean water protection, and job opportunities, to combat climate change and preserve the Adirondacks. Discover how New York state can leverage its Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act and Environmental Bond Act to promote workforce development and create a 21st Century Civilian Climate Corps for a sustainable future.
July 3, 2023  |  by: Jackie Bowen - Director of Conservation
Visitor Use Study Reveals Insights into Adirondack High Peaks Wilderness Complex
The Adirondack Council has released the results of a study of visitor use in the High Peaks Wilderness which shows that data-driven decisions need to be made to properly manage the state Forest Preserve. In this blog, we explain the history of why these studies are needed and what the study found during the summer of 2021.
June 30, 2023  |  by: Justin Levine - Communications Associate
5 Things You Need to Know | June 2023 Conservation News
Catch up on the latest Adirondack conservation news, including a conservation pro taking the helm of the Adirondack Council, new bills that will help the Adirondacks, and our Conservationist of the Year award.
June 14, 2023  |  by: Jess Grant - Conservation Associate
A Golden Opportunity
In the summer of 2022, our Conservation team attended the Conference of Parties on Biodiversity in Montreal. Conservation Associate Jess Grant looks back on this international event and reflects on the opportunities presented.
June 6, 2023  |  by: Justin Levine - Communications Associate
5 Things You Need to Know | May 2023 ADK Conservation News
In the May Conservation News, learn more about policies at the Adirondack Park Agency, a new headwaters partnership, and some of the highlights for the Adirondack Park from the state budget.
May 30, 2023  |  by: Aimee Privitera - Adirondack Council Legislative Advocacy Assistant
An Adirondack Update from Albany
Critical decisions are made at the New York State Capitol every year that can have positive or negative impacts for Adirondack waters, wildlife and communities. The 2023 legislative session is winding down and the Adirondack Council is working hard to lobby for policies that ensure the ecological integrity and wild character of your Adirondack Park.
May 22, 2023  |  by: Nicholle Gotham - Adirondack Council Assistant Director of Development
The Next Generation of Adirondack Advocates
Seventy-one percent of Millennials think battling climate change should be a top priority for the government, but many may not know how to take action or how to get involved in fighting for the environment. The Adirondack Council's Next Gen Council will help usher the next generation of environmental and climate leaders into the realm of action, progress, and being heard.

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