March 14, 2023  |  by: Justin Levine - Communications Associate
A Flea That Won't Bite
Snow fleas, or springtails, can be a common sight on late winter days as they hop around the surface of the snow. But these little critters play an important ecological role, and are the subject of cutting edge scientific research.
March 6, 2023  |  by: Karyssa Pryce - Executive and Operations Assistant
Behind the Loon: Meet Karyssa Pryce
In our latest Behind the Loon blog, meet Executive and Operations Assistant Karyssa Pryce!
March 5, 2023  |  by: Justin Levine - Communications Associate
5 Things You Need to Know | February 2023 ADK Conservation News
Read more about the departure of Willie Janeway from the Adirondack Council, the road salt taskforce report, redevelopment of former prisons, roads on state lands, and the history of Black pioneers in the Adirondacks with the February 5 Things You Need To Know blog
February 21, 2023  |  by: Jess Kelley - Adirondack Council Donor Database Manager
More Birds You Can Enjoy In Your Own Backyard
In this second installment, the Adirondack Council's Jess Kelley highlights some common but cool birds that can be seen in almost any backyard in the Adirondacks
February 15, 2023  |  by: Robert T. Leverett - Guest Author
Carbon sequestered and stored in young versus old forests in the Adirondacks
In the final installment of our guest author series on forests, Robert T. Leverett discusses the differences between young and old forests in terms of the amount of carbon that can be sequestered, which is vitally important to understand in the fight against climate change.
February 7, 2023  |  by: Claudia Bashian-Victoroff - Guest Author
Out Of Sight, Top Of Mind
Mycorrhizal fungi play a vital role in forests of all shapes and sizes, and while they may not be seen, the importance of their ecological role cannot be overstated. In the second installment of guest blogs about forestry, Claudia Bashian-Victoroff details studies in the Cleveland area following the importance of fungi in urban forestry.
February 3, 2023  |  by: Justin Levine - Communications Associate
5 Things You Need to Know | January 2023 ADK Conservation News
Read more about the Diversity Initiative's new director, a protected tract of land in the western Adirondacks, and the new Environmental Conservation chair in the state senate in our latest 5 Things You Need To Know blog
January 26, 2023  |  by: Joan Maloof - Guest Writer - Founder, Old Growth Forest Network
Biodiversity in Old-Growth Forests
Forests in the Northeast are complex systems and finite resources. Given the recent passage of New York’s final Climate Plan, the State seeks to leverage and grow these existing forest ecosystems in the climate crisis and draw heavily on these limited resources. In the first of four blogs by guest authors in this series, Old Growth Forest Network founder Joan Maloof discusses the biodiversity of old growth forests.
January 18, 2023  |  by: Justin Levine - Communications Associate
Five Books to Read this Winter
With winter kind of a no-show this year, now is a good time to kick back and brush up on some great reads.
January 6, 2023  |  by: Justin Levine - Communications Associate
Boundaries of the Adirondack Park
The Adirondack Park is unlike any other place on Earth, partly because of its ecological aspects, but also because people live within the Park, and it is crisscrossed with political boundaries that can make for unique situations.

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