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Protect the Adirondacks2024-02-27T12:18:57-05:00

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.

Read our new special report: “20% in 2023: An Assessment of the New York State 30 by 30 Act”

Click here for more information and to read about how New York will move to protect 3 million acres in the years ahead.

PROTECT calls on Governor Kathy Hochul to conduct a nationwide search for new Commissioner of the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.

Click here to read more.

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 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

Join us for Adirondack Park Environmental Lobby Day on Monday February 26, 2024

Join with PROTECT staff and other Adirondack organizations to advocate [...]

By |January 30, 2024|Categories: Adirondack Issues Blog|Comments Off on Join us for Adirondack Park Environmental Lobby Day on Monday February 26, 2024

Remembering Charlie Morrison (1928-2024), a founding member of Protect the Adirondacks

Charlie Morrison was one of the founding Directors of Protect [...]

By |January 28, 2024|Categories: Adirondack Issues Blog|Comments Off on Remembering Charlie Morrison (1928-2024), a founding member of Protect the Adirondacks

PROTECT monitors and researches massive mountaintop mining permit expansion by Barton Mines on Ruby Mountain in the central Adirondacks

Protect the Adirondacks manages an active independent public oversight program [...]

By |January 22, 2024|Categories: Adirondack Issues Blog, Current Actions|Comments Off on PROTECT monitors and researches massive mountaintop mining permit expansion by Barton Mines on Ruby Mountain in the central Adirondacks

Article XIV, Section 1 of NYS Constitution has been amended 17 times since 1941

The current 2023-24 New York State Legislative Session is seeing [...]

By |January 19, 2024|Categories: Adirondack Issues Blog|Comments Off on Article XIV, Section 1 of NYS Constitution has been amended 17 times since 1941

PROTECT joins with 16 other groups to highlight Adirondack Park budget priorities for 2024

2024-25 NYS Budget Priorities for the Adirondack Park.   The [...]

By |January 11, 2024|Categories: Adirondack Issues Blog|Comments Off on PROTECT joins with 16 other groups to highlight Adirondack Park budget priorities for 2024

Opposition grows to the proposed Debar Lodge Constitutional Amendment

Through most of the last few years, Protect the Adirondacks [...]

By |January 5, 2024|Categories: Adirondack Issues Blog, Latest News|Comments Off on Opposition grows to the proposed Debar Lodge Constitutional Amendment
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