Our Accomplishments

Some of Adirondack Wild’s Achievements:

  • Raised over $3 million for wild land advocacy and recruited 1000 member-supporters since 2010.
  • Published Adirondack Park at a Crossroad: A Road Map for Action, documenting a pattern of environmental mismanagement in the Park and offering policy recommendations.
  • Published Pathways to a Connected Adirondack Park, identifying steps which can be taken throughout the Park to improve land use decisions and avoid forest fragmentation.
  • Championed state legislation to mandate the use of conservation subdivision design for large subdivisions in the Adirondack Park.
  • Successfully advocated for a limited entry reservation system to control the long-term impacts of recreational overuse in heavily traveled eastern High Peaks Wilderness Area.
  • Defended the Wild, Scenic and Recreational Rivers and the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan in court in order to block illegal expansion of motorized uses.
  • Successfully advocated for more protective classification of over 50,000 acres of newly acquired Forest Preserve lands as Wilderness or Primitive.