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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
07/01/14 Essex Chain Plan: Does It Comply? Does Anyone Care? - The draft Unit Management Plan (UMP) for the Essex Chain of Lakes is out and available for public comment until July 18th. To discerning readers, it will be clear that many of its recommendations and management actions, which the APA must deem to be in compliance with the State Land Master Plan, are just going ahead anyway.
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Draft Unit Management Plan (UMP) for the Essex Chain of Lakes

06/26/14 Hike on Round Mountain - Nathan Farb’s lovely, deep, cosmic meditation and artistic statement on wilderness on inspired a climbing of Round Mountain recently. From the Ausable Club parking lot, the trail ascended and the work of the hike up was assuaged by the streams, small pools, and soaking moss and liverworts on the rock slabs.
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Draft Unit Management Plan (UMP) for the Essex Chain of Lakes


06/03/14 Decision Time for Wilderness Mining - In April, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and Adirondack Park Agency issued draft permits and unit management plan amendments respectively that would allow NYCO Minerals to conduct mineral exploration this summer on Lot 8 in the  Jay Mountain Wilderness. read more >
A canopy of large sugar maples growing on Lot 8, in the Jay Mountain Wilderness. Photo © Dan Plumley, Adirondack Wild.

05/17/14 - I 50th Anniversary of George Perkins Marsh’s Man and NatureThis year, New Yorkers are rightly commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the National Wilderness Preservation Act of 1964. Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve, Rockefeller Institute of Government, NYS DEC, and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry recently kicked off that anniversary with events in the Capital Region.  read more >
George Perkins Marsh


SAFEGUARDING THE WILDEXTENDING THE WILD | EDUCATING FOR THE WILD

 
WILD ACTION NOW!
PRESS RELEASE
NEW ! 07/29/14 • Environmental Attorney Chris Amato Joins Leadership Team at Adirondack Wild; Other Wilderness Leaders Join Group’s Advisory Council
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COMMENTS
NEW ! 07/25/14 • Re. Essex Chain Lakes Management Complex Draft Unit Management Plan (UMP)
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IN THE NEWS
NEW ! 07/15/14 • Earthjustice Obtains Court Order To Block NYCO Drilling read more >


IN THE NEWS
NEW ! 07/15/14 • Restraining order stops NYCO test mining read more >


IN THE NEWS
NEW ! 07/14/14 • Groups File Legal Challenge In NYCO Wilderness Mining read more >


ON THE RADIO
NCPR
NEW ! 07/14/14 • Environmentalists sue over mining plans Listen to Recorded Broadcast >


IN THE NEWS
07/14/14 • Some green groups turn to courts in Adirondack fight read more >


IN THE NEWS
07/11/14 • Environmentalists sue over mining plans 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
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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
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