Our Values

Our Values

The Adirondack Council Values

The manner in which the Adirondack Council carries out our programs is as important as the programs themselves. Our values include a commitment to the mission and vision, and:

  • Highest Ethical Standards and Integrity:
    The Adirondack Council’s Board of Directors and staff will at all times adhere to the highest ethical standards including honesty and integrity. We will always honor the trust placed in us by our donors, members, colleagues, and the public. We are non-partisan and accept no government funding.
  • Responsible Education and Constructive Advocacy:
    The Adirondack Council’s initiatives in education and advocacy are thoughtful and based on the best science. We work proactively to produce results that matter to the residents, visitors and ecology of the Adirondack Park.
  • Partnerships and respect for all:
    The Adirondack Council works in collaboration with partners and seeks to listen and to understand the diverse opinions regarding a long term vision for the Park. The Council seeks to build consensus and only stands alone when truly necessary. We respect the needs, values and traditions of the Park’s communities. We strive to involve and inspire men and women of all ages with diverse social, economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Innovation and Excellence:
    The Adirondack Council embraces progressive new ideas and reasonable adaptability to attain our vision of the Adirondack Park. We pursue the value of excellence in all of our work with great attention to detail and thoughtful consideration of others.
  • Teamwork:
    The Adirondack Council Board of Directors and staff will work cooperatively as a team based on informed decisions made by the group for the betterment of the organization and the Adirondack Park.
  • Commitment to the Future:
    The Adirondack Council is committed to protecting the natural environment of the Adirondack Park to preserve wild habitat in harmony with resilient human communities for generations to come.

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