Headlines from Around the Park

Students helped save a trout stream with the historic conservation practice of planting trees.  Warner Brook, Town of Arietta, has been negatively impacted by bank erosion for years, and the Halloween Storm of 2019 worsened the stream’s condition.  The Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District teamed up with partners and students to get conservation on the ground and stabilize Warner Brook.

The Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program (APIPP) offers a summer of free diverse educational programs on the importance of reporting, managing and preventing the spread of invasive species.

The New York Annual Loon Census is held on the 3rd Saturday of July each year, from 8:00-9:00 a.m., to provide an annual "snapshot" of the breeding loon population in the state. This year the annual loon census will take place on July 15th.  Results of the Census over time provide valuable information regarding the status and trends in New York's summer loon population. Register to participate by visiting

"No Mow May". A great way to help our pollinators. Go all in or pick an area in your yard & let it grow! Send us photos ( We will post your efforts on our website.

Scientists planning a far-reaching survey of climate change want to take the temperature of Adirondack lakes — continuously and at different depths. See what Adirondack lakes can tell us about climate change.

"Leave No Trace" tips for reducing your footprint while enjoying the outdoors in the beautiful Adirondacks.

New data from Lake Champlain basin lakes underscores the extent of salt pollution in Adirondack lakes.

Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State legislature dedicated a funding line for the Forest Preserve Parks in the state budget. The line is an annual appropriation of $8 million under the EPF’s State Land Stewardship funding.

Jenna Audlin, a Saranac Lake high school sophomore, created an activity book to teach kids about flora and fauna in the Adirondacks. This is a great MTC activity for kids with templates for hiking logs, tips for responsible recreation and other projects. Learn and hike at the same time!