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Protect the Adirondacks

Protect the Adirondacks! Inc. is a non-profit, grassroots membership organization dedicated to the protection and stewardship of the public and private lands of the Adirondack Park, and to building the health and diversity of its natural and human communities for the benefit of current and future generations.

The High Peaks Wilderness needs major management improvements and reforms

Click here to read recommendations from Protect the Adirondacks for the reform of the management of the High Peaks Wilderness area, the most popular area in the Adirondack Forest Preserve.

Read our new report: “The Adirondack Park and Rural America: Economic and Population Trends 1970-2010”

This landmark report is the first to make a the comparison between long-term economic and population trends of Adirondack communities and other rural areas across New York, the Northeast US and the USA.

Click here to read the landmark new report.

Sign Up as a Member

Become a member of Protect the Adirondacks and add your voice to the defense of the public Forest Preserve, protection of the great forests and waters of the Adirondacks, and help campaign for strengthening protections and improving the management of the six-million-acre Adirondack Park.

The link below will bring you to our secure page to sign up today as a new member.

Become a Member

Become an e-Activist

When you are an E-Activist, we will provide you with information on opportunities to take immediate action online, and also become involved, on an ongoing basis.

The link below will bring you to a quick and easy online form.


Conservation and Advocacy

Adirondack environmental groups call upon Governor Cuomo and state agencies to increase funding for trail construction and maintenance in the High Peaks Wilderness Area

Another record-setting weekend over Columbus Day 2019 threatens success of [...]

By |October 29, 2019|Categories: Adirondack Issues Blog|0 Comments

New hiking trails in the High Peaks Wilderness showcase sustainable designs and a wilderness ethos

These new hiking trail designs have vastly improved the state [...]

By |October 10, 2019|Categories: Adirondack Issues Blog|1 Comment
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