“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s
peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees.
The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms
their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves.”

— John Muir

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The mission of Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve is to advance New York’s ‘Forever Wild’ legacy and Forest Preserve policies in the Adirondack and Catskill Parks, and promote public and private land stewardship that is consistent with wild land values through education, advocacy and research.

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Primary Contact:
Dan Plumley - 518-576-9277, dplumley@adirondackwild.org

Dan has been a leader in wilderness and environmental advocacy in the Adirondacks, Northern Forest region, southeastern US and internationally since the early 1980s.  With a North Country heritage dating back to the 1800’s and expertise in forestry, wildlife, cultural ecology and park management, Dan has shared the “Forever Wild” Adirondack experience with national and indigenous cultures globally, including Siberia, Russia, Mongolia and China.  Dan is the first recipient of the Howard Zahniser Adirondack Award for wilderness preservation, and lives with his family in Keene, the High Peaks region of the Adirondacks.

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David Gibson - 518-469-4081, dgibson@adirondackwild.org

David is the former Executive Director of both The Association for the Protection of the Adirondacks and Protect the Adirondacks, positions he has held from 1987-2010. He helped transform a small Association into a recognized force for change at Adirondack policy and grassroots levels, and through the building of a learning center and research library. He has also worked for the NYS Office of Parks, and the Quebec-Labrador Foundation’s Atlantic Center for the Environment.  He has a Masters in Environmental Studies from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Dave is a regular contributor to Adirondack Almanack, His articles can be found at www.adirondackalmanack.com.

 



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2016
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The mission of Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve is to advance New York’s ‘Forever Wild’ legacy and Forest Preserve policies in the Adirondack and Catskill Parks, and promote public and private land stewardship that is consistent with wild land values through education, advocacy and research.

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ADIRONDACK PARK REGIONAL
Peter Brinkley, Honorary Chair
pbrinkley@frontiernet.net
Daniel R. Plumley, Partner
dplumley@adirondackwild.org
Home Office: 518.576.9277
David H. Gibson, Partner
dgibson@adirondackwild.org
Mobile: 518.469.4081
Kenneth J. Rimany, Partner
krimany@adirondackwild.org

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