Adirondack Life and Adirondack Land Trust have announce “My Adirondacks,” a project that invites kids, ages 5 to 17, to photograph an aspect of the natural world within the Adirondack Park and share why it matters to them. [Read more…] about My Adirondacks: A Photo Contest For Kids 5-17
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Trail Improvements Planned for Lake Placid’s Cobble Hill
The Adirondack Land Trust has received a $99,300 grant from the New York State Conservation Partnership Program and a $75,000 grant from the North Elba Local Advancement and Enhancement Fund for a total of $174,300 in funding for trail improvements at Cobble Hill, a popular Lake Placid hiking destination in the Adirondacks. [Read more…] about Trail Improvements Planned for Lake Placid’s Cobble Hill
Glenview Preserve in Franklin County: Comments Sought
The Adirondack Land Trust has invited community members to review preliminary designs for public access to its Glenview Preserve in the Adirondack Park town of Harrietstown, Franklin County, on Tuesday, March 28th. [Read more…] about Glenview Preserve in Franklin County: Comments Sought
Edward McNeil Named 2023 Harold K. Hochschild Awardee
The Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (ADKX) will be celebrating their annual Benefit Gala & Harold K. Hochschild Award ceremony on Saturday, July 29th from 6 to 9 pm, under the stars at their museum in the heart of the Adirondacks. [Read more…] about Edward McNeil Named 2023 Harold K. Hochschild Awardee
Conservation Easements and Farm Finances
The Adirondack Land Trust has announced “How do conservation easements impact farm finances?,” a free informational session for farmland owners on Wednesday, March 1st, at the Whallonsburg Grange Hall in Essex, NY. [Read more…] about Conservation Easements and Farm Finances
Adirondack Land Trust, Lake Placid Land Conservancy Merger Takes Effect in New Year
The merger of two nationally accredited land trusts streamlines operations and ensures continued open space protection in New York’s Adirondack Park.
Effective January 1, 2023, the Lake Placid Land Conservancy (LPLC) will merge into the Adirondack Land Trust as approved by the New York State Attorney General’s office and the Secretary of State. The assets, programs and land stewardship responsibilities of LPLC will be transferred to the Adirondack Land Trust. [Read more…] about Adirondack Land Trust, Lake Placid Land Conservancy Merger Takes Effect in New Year
New York State Acquires Key Adirondack Park Land on Thirteenth Lake
On November 9th, New York State acquired from the Adirondack Land Trust 17 undeveloped acres with shoreline on Thirteenth Lake in the Adirondack town of Johnsburg, Warren County, NY.
Now public and protected by the Forever Wild clause of the state constitution, the tract helps protect some of the wild character of the lake’s 4.5-mile shoreline. The parcel is is bordered by the Garnet Hill Property Owners Association, a private home owners association which protects its lakeshore property with restrictive use covenants. [Read more…] about New York State Acquires Key Adirondack Park Land on Thirteenth Lake
Adirondack Land Trust Names Volunteers of the Year
The Adirondack Land Trust at its annual meeting in North Creek recognized two Volunteers of the Year: Jess Grant, of Willsboro, and Jon Kislin, of Wilmington. [Read more…] about Adirondack Land Trust Names Volunteers of the Year
Scenic Vista Protected in Adirondack Town of Keene
A family and the Adirondack Land Trust have conserved 107 acres and a third of a mile of shoreline on the East Branch of the Ausable River upstream of the Keene town beach. [Read more…] about Scenic Vista Protected in Adirondack Town of Keene
Elizabeth Folwell Joins Adirondack Land Trust Board
The Adirondack Land Trust announced that Elizabeth (Betsy) Folwell will join its board of directors this summer.
Folwell came to the Adirondacks in 1976 and has lived in Blue Mountain Lake ever since. She was the first education coordinator at what was then called the Adirondack Museum and with her husband, Tom Warrington, operated a general store in town. She directed the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, likewise in Blue Mountain Lake, a year-round community arts center 1980–88. In 1989 she joined the staff of Adirondack Life magazine as assistant editor and eventually became creative director in 2005. [Read more…] about Elizabeth Folwell Joins Adirondack Land Trust Board