“We simply need that wild country available to us, even if we never do more
than drive to its edge and look in. For it can be a means of reassuring ourselves
of our sanity as creatures, a part of the geography of hope.”
—Wallace Stegner's Wilderness Letter, December 3, 1960


Presentation at the Saratoga Springs Public Library on Thursday, April 27

Saratoga Springs, NY – A report about the Adirondack Park by Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve will be the subject of a presentation at the Saratoga Springs Public Library on Thursday, April 27. The 12:00 noon presentation in the Library’s H. Dutcher Community Room is free and open to the public. read PDF>

Group Issues Summary of how Proposed EPA Budget Cuts Could Threaten the Adirondack Region

Keene, NY -   U.S. Environmental Protection Agency budget cuts proposed by the Trump administration will pose significant threats to the Adirondack Park’s air, water and other vital natural and recreational resources according to a report prepared by the nonprofit Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve. read PDF>

Echoes from the Himalayas
Tibetan music & Indian classical dance to celebrate Losar-
Tibetan New Year

March 10, 2017 – 7:00 to 9:00 PM
Keene Valley Congregational Church
Keene Valley, New York

(Keene, NY)  Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve will host an intimate evening of Tibetan music with Techung Jhola and Indian classical dance performance with Sisa Salgado.  The artists from Tibet and Ecuador, respectively, now live in Lake Placid.  The concert will be held on Friday, March 10th, 2017 at the Keene Valley Congregational Church (KVCC) in Keene Valley, NY beginning at 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Doors open at 6:15 pm for early seating. read PDF>

Adirondack Wild wants Park Subdivision in “Green” Sent to Hearing

Keene, New York - Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve, a nonprofit wild land advocacy organization, is asking the Adirondack Park Agency (APA) to send a controversial subdivision in the most sensitive and protected private land use area to public hearing.  The organization believes the proposed Barile Family LLC 17-lot subdivision off Route 73 near Adirondack Loj Road in the Town of North Elba fragments critical Resource Management lands (shown as green on the APA map), threatening scenic views, forests, local wildlife habitats and ecosystem functions. read PDF>

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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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Peter Brinkley, Honorary Chair
Daniel R. Plumley, Partner
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Kenneth J. Rimany, Partner

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