ADIRONDACK WATER WEEK - the weeklong regional event is a collaborative celebration of our freshwater resources and our precious watersheds. It is meant to raise awareness of water-related issues, recognize the value of water to our region's economy and environment, and highlight ways that people can protect our waterways.
Thank you to our new partner - the prestigious Adirondack Council (AC). Founded in 1975, the AC is committed to protecting the ecological integrity and wild character of the Adirondack Park. MTC is grateful for its generosity and support.
The moose population is increasing in the Adirondacks, but slower than expected. Read more to see why.
Adirondack Watershed Institute hires over 100 people for summer jobs throughout the Adirondack region. These seasonal jobs offer experience in environmental science and natural resource management. Positions range from watercraft inspection stewards working on the front lines of aquatic invasive species spread prevention, to research technicians assisting with lab and field operations in our environmental research lab.
The Town of Indian Lake was the biggest winner among Adirondack communities when the NYS Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) awarded $638 million in grants to municipalities statewide for water infrastructure projects.
The Adirondack Watershed Institute has a new stewardship director, Bill Brosseau. Brosseau will be in charge of hiring 100-130 seasonal staff stationed at more than 60 boat launches and other locations in the Adirondacks to provide free boat inspections, washing, and education to boaters.
How can you reduce the environmental impact of your hiking trips? Leave No Trace, the outdoor ethics program founded in 1994, provides tips on protecting the environment while enjoying the great outdoors.
New York State budget invests billions of dollars in clean water and climate initiatives to protect Adirondack wilderness, wildlife, and taxpayers. The budget also creates a new job-training careers pipeline and removes longstanding obstacles to broadband communications development.