Preview our Video Trailer: "Forever Wild"

This edited preview is just a taste of the powerful message of the full-length video DVD you will receive when you make a contribution - of any amount - to support Adirondack Wild. The full 14 minute film produced by acclaimed photographer/author Carl Heilman II and inspirational singer/songwriter Dan Berggren will leave you excited, inspired and recommitted to wilderness protection and stewardship. Make a Donation >

Historic photos courtesy of the Adirondack Museum



FIELD NOTES FROM THE PARTNERS

10/21/14 Message to APA: Know Your Own Master Plan - The Adirondack Park Agency has announced that they will hold “public sessions” in the coming weeks to consider changes to the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan. The State Land Master Plan has been part of the Executive Law since 1972. It is the planning document guiding the management and public use of all state lands in the Park, including the New York State Forest Preserve.
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10/17/14 Adirondack Wild’s 2014 Annual Meeting and Awards - Aquatic biologist Peter Tobiessen (shown at left) had found spiny water flea in his morning sample of Sacandaga Lake’s water, and by noon on October 10, 2014 he had several specimens under his microscope for us all to see. The occasion was the 4th annual meeting of Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve at Camp Fowler in Lake Pleasant.
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09/09/14 ‘Diversity is not Inclusion’ - It must have taken great courage, the kind needed to overcome the natural fear of rejection and isolation, for the first woman and the first person of color invited to join the board of the Association for the Protection of the Adirondacks. For one hundred years, from 1901 until 2001, those directing  the work of the Association had been entirely white and mostly male.  So had the boards and staffs of most environmental organizations in the Adirondacks, in the entire state and, I imagine, in the country. read more >


09/03/14 Conserving Land: A Personal Story - Adirondack pilot and conservationist Clarence Petty maintained that the only way to really protect places in the Adirondacks that lend the Park its distinctive character and integrity was to acquire and protect them on behalf of the public. He certainly put his all into that cause for decades and helped the work of the Adirondack Nature Conservancy and others, including their acquisition of the former Finch, Pruyn Company lands. read more >
A large oak on the conservation property. Photo © Dave Gibson.

SAFEGUARDING THE WILDEXTENDING THE WILD | EDUCATING FOR THE WILD

 
WILD ACTION NOW!
PRESS RELEASE
NEW ! 10/28/14 • New York Trial Court Maintains Temporary Restraining Order on Tree Cutting, Road Building and Test Drilling in Adirondack Forest Preserve Wilderness read more >


IN THE NEWS
10/07/14 • New York Times - Opinion Pages: An Adirondack Wilderness Imperiled read more >


PRESS RELEASE
10/01/14 • New York State Campuses Celebrate State's Connection to Federal Wilderness Act of 1964
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IN THE NEWS
09/30/14 • New York Groups Commemorate Anniversary Of Wilderness Act read more >


IN THE NEWS
09/26/14 • Adirondack Council Releases Annual State Of Park Report read more >


IN THE NEWS
09/22/14 • Wilderness 50th presentations at SUNY Plattsburgh and Clinton Community College
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IN THE NEWS
09/11/14 • Marking the spot where wilderness preservation began read more >


IN THE NEWS
09/10/14 • Governor Cuomo Announces Conservation Easement of Adirondack Site Where Federal Wilderness Act Was Penned read more >


IN THE NEWS
09/09/14 • Wilderness 50th Celebration in North Creek Wednesday read more >

The mission of Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve is to advance New York’s ‘Forever Wild’ legacy and Forest Preserve policies in the Adirondack and Catskill Parks, and promote public and private land stewardship that is consistent with wild land values through education, advocacy and research.

Photos: Top left: Loon at Jenny LakePhoto © Ken Rimany; Field Notes From the Partners: Carved 'Beaver House' sign - by Paul Schaefer. Photo © Ken Rimany; Wild Action Now photo: Dan Plumley at the Keene Valley Library, along with Naj Wikoff, sharing what they learned and offered to the gathering of leaders at the Conference of World Parliamentarians on Tibet. Photo  © Ken Rimany.

ADIRONDACK PARK REGIONAL
Peter Brinkley, Senior Partner/Chair
pbrinkley@frontiernet.net
Daniel R. Plumley, Partner
dplumley@adirondackwild.org
Home Office: 518.576.9277
David H. Gibson, Partner
dgibson@adirondackwild.org
Mobile: 518.469.4081
Kenneth J. Rimany, Partner
krimany@adirondackwild.org
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