06/11/12 Students Visit a Wilderness Retreat; Discuss Why Wilderness Matters – Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve occasionally uses “Beaver House,” a wilderness cabin in Warren County near the Adirondack Park’s Siamese Ponds Wilderness Area, for informal training and dialogue about why wilderness matters. read more >
Photo: Documentary Film students arrive, ready to start filming and interviewing David Gibson. Photo © Ken Rimany
05/03/12 Fifty Years of Caring for the Upper Hudson River – Rivers policy and history, stewardship of our Forest Preserve, and positive interactions with young people from Albany came together on Arbor Days, April 27-28, north of Lake Luzerne. Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve was pleased to play a role. First, let’s review some history. read more >
Photo: DEC Forest Ranger Chuck Kabrehl instructs students on planting potted pine and larch provided by the DEC Saratoga Tree Nursery on a hillside damaged by public overuse. Photo © David Gibson
10/28/11 St. Lawrence University’s Adirondack Semester – Educating and training the next generation of conservation decision-makers is an all important goal of Adirondack Wild.
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Photo: Dan Plumley with Dr. Erik Backlkund's Environmental Studies class with the Adirondack Semester students.
07/05/11 Trout on the Line – When Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve organized in 2010, we decided to seek out non-traditional allies and educational partners in our efforts to broaden aware, informed support for wild nature. One of those partners is Brother Yusuf Burgess of Albany. read more >
Photo: Tying the fly, West Branch Ausable. © Susan Bibeau/Adirondack Explorer
02/10/11 From the classroom to the Park with Green Tech School – Equipped with snowshoes and digital cameras, a select group of Green Tech High Charter School students from Albany joined partners of Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve in the Adirondacks. read more >
Photo: Green Tech Students preparing for a snowshoe hike. Photo © Ken Rimany
11/22/10 Engaging Students: Adirondack Wild works with Pace University Law Seminar
– November’s wet snow was falling steadily now, sticking to the balsam fir. Youthful hikers paused to catch their breath, eat some trail mix and to absorb the ethereal quality of the light en route to a wild mountain summit north of Saranac Lake. This was a class of law students and friends from Pace University School of Law, and for some this was their first Adirondack hike.
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Photo: Pace Law School on top of St. Regis Mt. Photo © Ken Rimany
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