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ADK Announces New Executive Director


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information: John Gilewicz, ADK President, at 413-351-1429 Neil Woodworth, ADK Chief Executive Officer, at 518-668-4447 Lake George, NY —October 3, 2019– ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) is pleased to announce that Michael Barrett has been appointed as the new Executive Director of ADK, which will be READ MORE

Invasive Species Awareness Week (ISAW) is July 8-14!


Brendan Wiltse Find out what you can do to Keep Invasive Species Out July 8 to 14 is New York State’s Invasive Species Awareness Week (ISAW). In the Adirondacks, Catskills, Allegany State Park, and across New York State, hikers, bikers, campers, horseback riders, boaters, fishermen, hunters, and paddlers READ MORE

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Discovered in the Adirondack Park


On Wednesday, July 25, 2017 the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced that Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA) had been discovered in the Adirondack Park, at Prospect Mountain in Lake George. DEC is fully underway with measures to eliminate the Prospect Mountain HWA outbreak and contain its spread. READ MORE

Return to Pharaoh Lake Wilderness


For the past two years I’ve been working in Albany with the Adirondack Mountain Club. The Adirondack Park is relatively new to me, but apparently it is not new to my family. While working on genealogy and sorting through family artifacts with my parents, we are beginning to discover a READ MORE

Imagine the Adirondacks Without Hemlocks


Sometime after 4am I woke up. I left the tent and stepped into the beams of the setting full moon and walked a short distance to the shore of Polliwog Pond. The dawn was just beginning to show above the old hemlock stands, mist swirled above very still water, and READ MORE