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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.
March 17, 2021  |  by: Kevin Chlad - Adirondack Council Director of Government Relations
New York Senate Proposes $3 Billion Clean Water and Jobs Bond Act
The New York State Budget process is entering its final phase, when the Governor, Senate, and Assembly negotiate the details of a roughly $200 billion agreement. This agreement, in part, will directly impact efforts to protect wildlife and clean water in our magnificent Adirondack Park.
May 28, 2020  |  by: Casey Marvel - Adirondack Council Policy Fellow
The Costs of Road Salt in the Adirondack Park
Even though the weather is turning warmer, we still need to think about wintry roads and road salt. Because, while road salt melts away the challenges presented by wintry conditions, its use is negatively impacting the waters, communities, wilderness, and wildlands of our Adirondack Park all year long.
January 21, 2020  |  by: Casey Marvell - Adirondack Council's Policy Fellow
How Road Salt is Impacting Our Adirondack Waters
The excessive application of road salt on state roadways in the Adirondack Park is contaminating our surface waters and drinking wells. And it’s happening at an alarming rate. Without updating our road management practices in the Adirondacks, road salt pollution will continue to jeopardize safe drinking water for years to come.
December 18, 2019  |  by: Casey Marvell - Adirondack Council's Policy Fellow
Top Adirondack Conservation Accomplishments of 2019
In 2019, there were many successes that helped reaffirm the status of the Adirondack Park as a national treasure including the creation of a task force to help address overuse in the High Peaks Wilderness Area and the strongest climate law in the country. It has been a critical year in Adirondack conservation.
December 16, 2019  |  by: Kevin Chlad - Adirondack Council Director of Government Relations
The Adirondacks Depend on You for Clean Water
Water is the lifeblood of the Adirondacks. Wild mountain lakes and ponds throughout the Park provide critical habitats for wildlife. Communities and homeowners alike depend on clean lakes, streams, and groundwater for their drinking water. Businesses rely on abundant, clean water for tourism and recreation.

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