Press Releases

Press Releases

Thursday, February 2, 2023
Gov. Kathy Hochul’s FY2023/24 budget proposal today included significant funding and policy proposals for municipal clean water and wastewater projects, environmental jobs training, an Environmental Protection Fund of $400 million, and “Cap and Invest” program expected to generate $1 billion for programs to fight climate change, the Adirondack Council said.
Monday, January 9, 2023
ALBANY, N.Y. – The Adirondack Council today congratulated Kathy Hochul on being the first woman elected Governor of New York...
Thursday, December 22, 2022
A coalition of 10 conservation and educational organizations has sent a letter to Gov. Kathy Hochul urging her upcoming State of the State message and Executive Budget proposal to advance bold investments and strengthened policies to improve the protection and management of the Adirondack Park.
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Leaders of Adirondack environmental organizations joined with local elected officials here today to urge Gov. Kathy Hochul not to mothball the former Moriah Shock Incarceration Facility as is planned by Dec. 31, but instead to reuse it to bolster conservation and boost employment. The leaders said there were several possible options that would bring new life to the structure. Reuse would help a small Adirondack community recover from the job losses and lost business opportunities associated with the closure of a state institution
Monday, November 28, 2022
The Adirondack Council today said it supports the Champlain-Hudson Power Express (CHPE) renewable energy project as a part of New York State’s efforts to reduce the burning of fossil fuels, obtain more renewable energy, and combat the climate justice crisis under the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act.
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
The Adirondack Council has gone global with its message that the Adirondack Park is critically important not to just the people of New York, but the world.
Wednesday, November 9, 2022
Adirondack voters join environmental bond act approval landslide, with 8 of 12 Adirondack counties approving $4.2 billion in environmental spending.
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Adirondack Council today thanked the members of the NYS Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus for again holding its fall retreat inside the Adirondack Park and for the amazing list of accomplishments achieved in partnership with the Adirondack Council and other conservation organizations over the past year.
Friday, September 23, 2022
The Adirondack Council today called upon the NYS Dept. Environmental Conservation to drop a previously announced plan to remove the gray wolf from New York’s endangered species list.
Monday, September 19, 2022
Adirondack Council Deputy Executive Director Raul "Rocci" Aguirre was a featured panelist Friday at a national forum discussing diversity, equity and inclusion in the land conservation movement, held as part of the Land Trust Alliance’s annual conference.

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