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April 14, 2022  |  by: David Miller - Adirondack Council Clean Water Program Coordinator
More State Funds Need to Flow into the Adirondacks for Septic Systems Fixes
Failing septic systems are degrading pure waters in the Adirondacks. There is state money available to help homeowners replace their systems, but why has so little of this money actually made its way to the Park?
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 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.
October 18, 2021  |  by: David Miller - Adirondack Council Clean Water Program Coordinator
Protecting Adirondack Waters | Addressing Septic System Pollution
There is a critical issue that impacts the quality of our Adirondack waters - septic system pollution. Many Adirondack residents rely on septic systems to dispose of and treat their wastewater. Old and failing septic systems can cause serious water quality problems ranging from elevated bacteria levels to contributing to the creation of harmful algal blooms.
September 2, 2021  |  by: By: Justin Levine – Adirondack Council Communications and Outreach Assistant
5 Things You Need to Know | August 2021 ADK Conservation News
In this blog, read about NYS Governor Hochul, a sneak peek at the Council's State of the Park Report, an updated trailhead for the High Peaks, a new tool to report water quality issues on Lake George, and a new life for the "A-frame" at the former Frontier Town.
June 30, 2021  |  by: Lisa M. Genier - Adirondack Council Program Analyst
5 Things You Need to Know | June 2021 ADK Conservation News
This month's blog focuses on Gypsy Moth caterpillars, good news on Forest Rangers and ECOs, and much more!
June 15, 2021  |  by: David Miller - Adirondack Council Clean Water Program Coordinator
Adirondack Clean Water Infrastructure - What Does It Mean?
In this blog, David Miller, the Adirondack Council's Clean Water Program Coordinator, writes about why clean water infrastructure and funding for it is so important in protecting waterbodies in the Adirondack Park.
June 4, 2021  |  by: Allison Stefanelli - Adirondack Council Clarence Petty Legislative Intern and Charlotte Staats - Adirondack Council Conservation Assistant
Effective Strategies Used by Other States to Fight Aquatic Invasive Species
The introduction and spread of aquatic invasive species to waters in the Adirondacks threatens biodiversity, clean water, and jobs. This blog discusses how invasive species laws in other states have been effective in protecting their waterbodies.
June 3, 2021  |  by: Alycia Bacon - Adirondack Council Clarence Petty Advocacy Intern
5 Things You Need to Know | May 2021 ADK Conservation News
In this month's blog, read about turtles, water quality, Forest Preserve protections, and more!
March 31, 2021  |  by: Alycia Bacon - Adirondack Council Clarence Petty Advocacy Intern
5 Things You Need to Know | March 2021 ADK Conservation News
Adirondack Conservation News is a collection of the current events taking place in New York’s Adirondack Park. It aims to highlight both threats and opportunities concerning the Park’s ecological integrity, wild character, and community vibrancy.

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