Beginning with the 2022-2023 winter season, the Jenkins Mountain Open Woods Ski Zone is open to backcountry skiers! These trails represent the first officially-maintained backcountry ski zone in the Adirondacks outside of Gore and Whiteface.
AWA in 2021: Looking Back at Our Most Popular Posts
With yet another year in the record books, we took a look at the past twelve months to review the posts that resonated the most with our followers.
Exciting Changes on AWA’s Board!
Adirondack Wilderness Advocates (AWA) is announcing three new changes to its leadership positions, including a new chair of its Board of Directors, a new addition to the Board, and a new technical advisor. These changes add a wealth of knowledge and professional experience to the organization.
AWA Co-organizing an Alpine Summit Adaptive Management Pilot
AWA has achieved its first success in its initiative to help the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation implement the most important recommendations from the High Peaks Strategic Planning Advisory Group (HPAG) Final Report. …Read More
AWA Selects New Leader
At its spring 2021 quarterly meeting, which was held (remotely) in April, the Adirondack Wilderness Advocates board of directors held its first officer elections since incorporating as a 501(c)(3) organization…Read More
Adirondack Wilderness Advocates Incorporates, Names Board
Adirondack Wilderness Advocates (AWA) today announced its incorporation as a non-profit 501(3)(c) charitable corporation dedicated to the purpose of advancing public knowledge, enjoyment, expansion, and protection of the Adirondack Park’s…Read More
Wilderness Advocates Express Concern over Black River Plan in Adirondacks
Barneveld, New York – A local environmental group is expressing concerns about the pending state regulatory approval of a proposed management plan for the Black River Wild Forest, located in…Read More
Advocate To Walk From Boreas Ponds To November APA Meeting With More Than 1,000 Letters Supporting Full Wilderness Classification
SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. – Adirondack Wilderness Advocates (AWA) today announced that Tyler Socash, AWA member and activist, will attend the Adirondack Park Agency’s next meeting on November 16th by walking…Read More
Comments show wide public support in favor of Wilderness for Boreas Ponds
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saranac Lake, New York – A local environmental group’s analysis of public comments submitted to the Adirondack Park Agency (APA) has revealed a high level of public…Read More
Millennials Stand Up For Wilderness
For More Information: email@example.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 22, 2016 Young Adirondack Park Residents Are Standing Up and Speaking for Wilderness at APA Hearings Members of the Millennial Generation…Read More
Adirondack Wilderness Advocates Calls for Rejection of the APA’s DSEIS for the Boreas Ponds Tract
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Tuesday, October 11, 2016 SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. – Adirondack Wilderness Advocates (AWA) today called for the rejection of the 2016 Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) just…Read More