Adirondack Wild Hails Conservation Easements at Follensby Pond

For Release February 14, 2024Contact: David Gibson, 518-469-4081dgibson@adirondackwild.org Adirondack Wild Hails Conservation Easements at Follensby Pond The nonprofit advocate Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve welcomes the announcement this week of new conservation easements at the historic Follensby Pond, providing public recreational access off the Raquette River, long-term ecological research, guided and managed visitation…

Adirondack Wild calls for End of Mineral Exploration in the Jay Mountain Wilderness

For Release January 19, 2024Contact: David Gibson, 518-469-4081dgibson@adirondackwild.org Adirondack Wild calls for End of Mineral Exploration in the Jay Mountain Wilderness The nonprofit advocate Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve is encouraging first passage of an amendment to Article XIV of the NYS Constitution that would sunset or limit the time when NYCO Minerals…

Adirondack Wild 2023 Honorees

Adirondack Wild Meets at the Newcomb Visitor Interpretive Center. Newcomb, NY – The Adirondack Interpretive Center in Newcomb played host this month to Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve’s annual meeting and 2023 award presentations. The Paul Schaefer Wilderness Award, named after 20th century wilderness preservation leader Paul Schaefer, was presented to Steven Englebright.…

APA Proposal Restricts Public Comment. It Should be Rejected.

April 12, 2023Contact: David Gibson, Adirondackwild.org518-469-4081, dgibson@adirondackwild.org APA Proposal Restricts Public Comment. It Should be Rejected. Ray Brook, NY –  A staff proposal at the Adirondack Park Agency this month could eliminate two-thirds of oral public comment opportunities, restrict general written comments, and fast track APA policy decisions. These proposals should be rejected by the…

Steve Englebright Joins Adirondack Wild’s Advisory Council

April 3, 2023Contact: David Gibson, Adirondackwild.org518-469-4081, dgibson@adirondackwild.org Steve Englebright Joins Adirondack Wild’s Advisory Council Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve is pleased to welcome former member of the NYS Assembly, Steve Englebright,  as a member of Adirondack Wild’s advisory council. Members of the advisory council provide advice to Adirondack Wild’s staff and board in…

Adirondack Park Lobby Day in Albany  

March 1, 2023Contact: David Gibson, Adirondackwild.org518-469-4081, dgibson@adirondackwild.org Adirondack Park Lobby Day in Albany Photo by Ken Rimany Albany, NY – Nearly 100 people from 20 different Adirondack organizations met with 50 state legislators and their staff during Adirondack Park Lobby Day to advocate for funding and policy advancements for the Adirondack Park. A group of…