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Phone: 518-873-2240
PO Box D- 2
103 Hand Ave Ste 3

Elizabethtown
New York 12932
USA
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Geographic areas served: Adirondack Park, New York

Mission:
New York’s six-million-acre Adirondack Park is the largest park in the contiguous United States.  Its wild, natural beauty is a sanctuary for wildlife and people.

The mission of the Adirondack Council is to ensure the ecological integrity and wild character of the Adirondack Park.  We envision an Adirondack Park composed of large core wilderness areas, connected to working farms and forests, and augmented by vibrant communities, all within a diverse mosaic of biologically intact landscapes.

The Adirondack Council is the leading voice for Adirondack conservation. We are showing the world how people and nature can thrive together.
Results:
*secured continued state funding for communities and the Environmental Protection Fund for land acquisition, water quality, recycling etc.

*launched the Cool Park. Healthy Planet. program to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, retiring over 1,800 tons to date.

*published Adirondack Waters: Resource at Risk, available free to anyone who cares about water quality in the Adirondack Park.

*helped launch the Common Ground Alliance, a diverse group of stakeholders joining together to advocate for actions that benefit the Adirondack Park's environment, communities and economy.

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02/09/12
The Adirondack Council passionately works to defend the 14th amendment to the NYS Constitution which by law protects the state-owned Forest Preserve in the Adirondack Park. It reads, “The lands of the state, now owned or hereafter acquired, constituting the forest preserve as now fixed by law, ... more »
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04/26/11
The Adirondack Council seem to only care about their wealth friends that donate to them. They use this organization to attack their members neighbors and anyone who disagrees with them. The 503c tax exempt status should be removed from this organization, since it is illegal to use a tax exempt ... more »
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03/06/11
I am a life-long resident of the Adirondack Park and love, not hate, the Adirondack Council. My neighbors would scream to hear me say it, but it's true. I think real estate hustlers and other get-rich-quick types around here use the organization for a punching bag because it is easier to hate than... more »
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