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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.

Check out some terrific hikes outside the High Peaks and explore other beautiful and extraordinary places across the Adirondack Park.

Click here for a guide to some great hikes in all corners of the Adirondack Park beyond the High Peaks.

Read 5-part series on proposed amendments to Article 14, the forever wild provision, in the New York State Constitution.

Click here to take a deep dive in the protections for the Adirondack Park Forest enshrined in Article 14 of the State Constitution.

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

Debate over amendments to Article 14 in the NYS Constitution in 2020, Part 1: amendments have come to be a necessary tool for managing the Adirondack Park

Article 14, Section 1, of the New York Constitution, the [...]

By |June 24, 2020|Categories: Adirondack Issues Blog|4 Comments

Article 14, Section 1, of the NYS Constitution, the forever wild provision, has been amended 16 times since 1938

Article XIV, Section 1, of the New York Constitution, the [...]

By |June 5, 2020|Categories: Adirondack Issues Blog|0 Comments

Members: Sign up for “Online Action Briefings” about our work to protect the wild Adirondacks and sign up for a paperless membership!

This spring, as New York and many other places are [...]

By |April 27, 2020|Categories: Adirondack Issues Blog|0 Comments

New developments on the fates of defunct rail lines in the central Adirondacks; PROTECT calls for abandonment of these railroads

Protect the Adirondacks continues to support the adverse abandonment application with [...]

By |April 25, 2020|Categories: Adirondack Issues Blog|0 Comments
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