Cloudsplitter Foundation Grant

For Immediate ReleaseFriday, August 20, 2021 Contact: David Gibson, 518.469.4081dgibson@adirondackwild.org Cloudsplitter Foundation Grant Supports Work of Adirondack Wild Saranac Lake, NY – Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve, a not-for-profit advocate and educator for wildlands and for enhanced planning of human development, has received a $3,000 grant from Cloudsplitter Foundation. “We are very grateful…

Forest Ranger Academy

For Immediate ReleaseJune 15, 2021 Contact: David Gibson, 518-469-4081dgibson@adirondackwild.org Friends of the Forest Preserve Applauds Dedicated Forest Ranger Academy Wanakena, NY – Leaders of the nonprofit advocate Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve are hailing the recent announcement of an independent Training Academy for the NYS DEC Forest Rangers to be held next year.…

Whitney Subdivision Plans threaten Adirondack Park

For Immediate ReleaseJune 2, 2021Contact: David Gibson, 518-469-4081 For more information:John Sheehan, Adirondack Council, 518-441-1340David Gibson, Adirondack Wild, 518-469-4081Peter Bauer, Protect the Adirondack, 518-796-0112 Whitney Subdivision Plans threaten Adirondack Park Groups Urge Passage of Conservation Design Legislation Six environmental organizations have written to NYS Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and NYS Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins…

Appeals Decision in Snowmobile Community Connector Case

For Immediate ReleaseMay 4, 2021Contact: David Gibson, 518-469-4081 Adirondack Wild Applauds Court of Appeals Decision in Snowmobile Community Connector Case The non-profit advocate Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve is praising today’sdecision by the NYS Court of Appeals that the state’s construction of highly engineered community connector trails to accommodate more powerful snowmobiles and…

APA Recommendation to Maintain Rural Use

For Immediate ReleaseApril 12, 2021Contact: David Gibson, 518-469-4081 Adirondack Wild Lauds APA Recommendation to Maintain Rural Use Ray Brook – The nonprofit advocate Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve is praising the Adirondack Park Agency’s staff for recommending denial of a proposed land use map amendment in Lake Luzerne, Warren County APA Staff Memo.…

Adirondack Wild Applauds Wilderness Pilot Reservation System

For Immediate ReleaseMarch 29, 2021Contact: David Gibson, 518-469-4081 Adirondack Wild Applauds Wilderness Pilot Reservation System at the Adirondack Mountain Reserve St. Hubert’s, NY – The non-profit Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve applauds today’s NYS DEC announcement DEC Press Release by Commissioner Basil Seggos of a pilot reservation system for accessing selected trails from…

Adirondack Park Agency Approves Fragmenting, Conventional Lake Subdivision

For Immediate ReleaseMarch 12, 2021Contact: David Gibson, 518-469-4081 Adirondack Park Agency Approves Fragmenting, Conventional Lake Subdivision Need for New Adirondack Legislation Grows More Urgent. Northhampton, NY – Today’s vote to approve the 34-lot residential subdivision encircling undeveloped Woodward Lake, zoned as Rural Use, makes it urgent to pass new legislation mandating the use of conservation…

APA Set to Approve More Adirondack Park Sprawl

For Immediate ReleaseMarch 08, 2021Contact: David Gibson, 518-469-4081 APA Set to Approve More Adirondack Park Sprawl. New Subdivision Will Harm Lake, Forest, Wildlife Habitats.Urgent Need for new Legislation. Northampton, NY — This coming Friday the NYS Adirondack Park Agency (APA) is poised to approve, with conditions, 32 new second home lots, driveways and septic tanks…

Chad Dawson Joins Adirondack Wild’s Board

For Immediate ReleaseFebruary 24, 2021Contact: David Gibson, 518-469-4081 Chad Dawson Joins Adirondack Wild’s Board Dr. Chad P. Dawson, formerly a member of the NYS Adirondack Park Agency from 2016 until December 2020, has been elected to Adirondack Wild’s Board of Directors. Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve is a not-for-profit membership organization which acts…

Adirondack Wild Presents Award to Executive Director of the Adirondack Diversity Initiative

For Immediate ReleaseNovember 30, 2020Contact: David Gibson, 518-469-4081 Adirondack Wild Presents Award to Executive Director of the Adirondack Diversity Initiative   Saranac Lake, NY – Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve has honored the work of Nicole “Nicky”’ Hylton-Patterson, the executive director of the Adirondack Diversity Initiative, a project of the Adirondack North Country…