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May 2, 2017  |  by: Kyle Plaske - Adirondack Council Clarence Petty Intern- Albany Office
Celebrating the 125th Birthday Of the Adirondack Park - Part one
This year marks the 125th anniversary of the Adirondack Park! On May 20, 1892, the New York State Legislature and Governor Roswell P. Flower created the Adirondack Park Enabling Act which essentially created the Park's Blue Line boundary. Come along as I tell the story of our Adirondack Park to celebrate its 125th Birthday!
February 28, 2017  |  by: Lisa M. Genier - Adirondack Council Program Analyst
Celebrate National Invasive Species Awareness Week
Celebrate National Invasive Species Awareness Week by learning about invasive species, what they can do to our lands and waters and how we can help prevent them from spreading. We all need to do our part to protect our favorite places from invasive species. Spread the word...not the invasives!
January 30, 2017  |  by: Kevin Chlad - Adirondack Council Director of Governemnt Relations
The NYS Budget and the Adirondack Park - What You Need to Know
When you think about what the Adirondacks mean to you, remember that the success of the Adirondack Park depends on many different funding sources and policy initiatives. The Adirondack Council has full-time presence in our state capitol to ensure that New York's budget and policies keep the best interests of the waters, wildlife and communities of the Adirondacks.
Healthy Lakes Stay Colder Than Those Sterilized by Acid Rain
January 5, 2017  |  by: John F. Sheehan - Adirondack Council Director of Communications
Progress on Acid Rain is Helping Adirondack Fish Survive Climate Change
It's troubling to hear the Trump transition team talk about gutting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and bringing back coal as a fuel for making electricity. Burning coal leads to acid rain, mercury contamination, and climate change. New York has some of the best clean air laws in the nation, but they aren't enough to protect the Adirondack Park from smokestacks in the Ohio Valley, if they start burning coal again.
December 27, 2016  |  by: Lisa M. Genier - Adirondack Council Program Analyst
One Last Chance to Speak Up for Wilderness...Before it's too late
As we enjoy the holiday season, reflect on the year that has passed and look forward to the next, will you do one more thing for the Adirondacks? There's still time to send a letter to the Adirondack Park Agency (APA) and tell them that you want motor-free Wilderness for the Boreas Ponds. The APA will accept your comments until Friday, December 30.
September 30, 2016  |  by: Mary Godnick - Marketing and Development Assistant
Will This Summer's Drought Impact Adirondack Fall Foliage?
This summer along with the rest of the Northeast, the Adirondack Park has experienced a record-breaking dry season. Rivers, lakes and streams were unusually low, and farms and gardens required extra sources of water. With precipitation below average, many of us are wondering what will this do to our usually vibrant fall foliage? In short, it could go either way.
August 16, 2016  |  by: Guest Author: Douglas Schultz
A Report from the Adirondack Lakes Alliance Symposium
At Paul Smith's College in late July, the Adirondack Lakes Alliance hosted their second Lake and River Symposium, aiming to educate lake and river associations in watershed and lake/river management.
January 20, 2016  |  by: Kevin Chlad - Director of Government Relations
An Agenda and Budget Flowing with Opportunity for the Adirondacks
Last week, Governor Cuomo presented his 2016-17 budget proposal and report on the state of the state. With these proposals, the Governor has shown how he wants the state to better protect water, wildlife, wilderness, and communities, both in the Adirondacks and statewide.
December 14, 2015  |  by: Kevin Chlad - Adirondack Council Director of Government Relations
With Hope, Looking Forward to a Bright Future for the Adirondack Park
Read about one Adirondack Council staff member's hike in the McKenzie Mountain Wilderness and the hope for a bright future for the Adirondack Park.
April 6, 2015  |  by: Kevin Chlad - Adirondack Council's Legislative Director
All the promises of an Adirondack spring
As winter dissipates, the New York State budget shows the promise of spring for the Adirondack Park. Investments in clean water and an increase in the Environmental Protection Fund will help the Adirondacks.

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