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March 11, 2019  |  by: Casey Marvell - Adirondack Council's Policy Fellow
Adirondack Park Agency Poised for Change
Adirondack Park enthusiasts are used to experiencing a Park that undergoes frequent changes, whether it be the seasons or natural events like falling trees and beaver damming. But the most notable changes coming to the Park may actually be at the Adirondack Park Agency. Read on to find out why.
March 7, 2019  |  by: Mary Godnick - Adirondack Council Marketing and Development Assistant
4 Things You Can Do| Food Justice in the Adirondacks
This past Thursday, February 28, the North Country Food Justice Working Group hosted the second annual Food Justice Summit at the Wild Center in Tupper Lake. The focus of the summit was action- how can we leverage the movements that are already happening in our food system by joining forces to create a sovereign regional food system that serves all north country residents.
March 6, 2019  |  by: Guest author - Kelsey Semrod
Hiking the AT back to the ADK | Interview with Kelsey Semrod
Kelsey Semrod grew up visiting the Old Forge region.  Her summers spent surrounded by Adirondack wilderness inspired her to pursue a career in environmental science. Kelsey is setting off to hike the  Appalachian Trail (AT) to explore more of the U.S. great wilderness this year. We caught up with Kelsey before her trip to learn more about what is inspiring this fun journey from the AT back to the ADK.
February 22, 2019  |  by: Casey Marvell - Adirondack Council's Policy Fellow
5 Things You Need to Know | February ADK Conservation News
Adirondack Conservation News highlights both threats and opportunities concerning the Adirondack Park’s ecological integrity, wild character and community vibrancy.
February 19, 2019
What's Next? Climate Change & The Adirondacks
On February 12, 2019, our Director of Government Relations Kevin Chlad delivered testimony at the Senate Environmental Conservation Committee Hearing on the Climate and Community Protection Act. Read on for some information from the presentation he provided. 
February 12, 2019
Adirondack Council Welcomes New Development Assistant Jess Kelley
Jess Kelley is the new Development Assistant at the Adirondack Council. Read on to learn more about Jess' background and love of the Adirondacks.
February 7, 2019  |  by: Guest author: Jordan Ross - Trout Power
Finding Native Trout Populations in the Adirondacks Through Genetic Research
During the Adirondack Council’s recent conference Acid Rain: Securing Our Gains, Finishing the Job, Jordan Ross of Trout Power won enthusiastic support from an audience of more than 50 scientists and environmental advocates as he recounted the group’s recent work documenting the recovery of native brook trout in Adirondack waters. 
February 5, 2019  |  by: Julia Champagne - Adirondack Council Clarence Petty Intern
The Adirondack Council and the State Legislature
With a new legislative session underway in Albany, the Adirondack Council Government Relations team is already very busy. While the bulk of the Council’s staff works in the Adirondacks at our main office in Elizabethtown, the Albany team works to ensure that the Adirondack issues we care about are on our legislators’ radar at the Capitol.
January 29, 2019  |  by: Lisa M. Genier - Adirondack Council Program Analyst
5 Things You Need to Know | January ADK Conservation News
Adirondack Conservation News is a collection of the most current events taking place in New York’s Adirondack Park, a unique national treasure and legacy we inherited over 100 years ago, that we have to protect for future generations. Adirondack News aims to highlight both threats and opportunities concerning the Park’s ecological integrity, wild character and community vibrancy.
January 24, 2019  |  by: Casey Marvell - Adirondack Council Policy Fellow
Three Hidden Gems to Explore in the Adirondack Park this Winter
As temperatures drop and the snow continues to fall, remember that the Adirondack Park offers a wide variety of winter activities outside the most popular peaks for outdoor enthusiasts, adventure seekers and families alike. Before revisiting your favorite area, think about expanding your list of possible explorations and take full advantage of the six-million acres the Park has to offer. These three places are sure to enhance your appreciation of the full Adirondack winter experience.

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