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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.

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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.

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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

Public comment period on new Remsen – Lake Placid Travel Corridor Unit Management Plan Amendment runs until April 20, 2020

The Adirondack Park Agency is accepting comments on an amendment [...]

By |April 7, 2020|Categories: Adirondack Issues Blog|0 Comments

State budget addresses some environmental needs and challenges, while New York defers action on other Adirondacks priorities

In the first few days of April, Governor Andrew Cuomo [...]

By |April 7, 2020|Categories: Adirondack Issues Blog|0 Comments

An agenda to reform the management of the High Peaks Wilderness Area and associated adjacent Wilderness areas

The 275,000-acre High Peaks Wilderness is New York's premier wilderness [...]

By |March 9, 2020|Categories: Adirondack Issues Blog|0 Comments

State agencies act to facilitate unlimited public use in the High Peaks Wilderness and defer active management

It seems pretty clear at this point that the state [...]

By |February 28, 2020|Categories: Adirondack Issues Blog|0 Comments

Adirondack Park Environmental Lobby Day was a big success in advocating green protections

On Monday, February 10th, a coalition of Adirondack environmental groups [...]

By |February 15, 2020|Categories: Adirondack Issues Blog|0 Comments

Protect the Adirondacks testified at state hearings and provided analysis on new 2020-21 New York State budget

Protect the Adirondacks has reviewed Governor Cuomo's draft 2020-2021 budget [...]

By |January 30, 2020|Categories: Adirondack Issues Blog|0 Comments
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