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News updated: 2014-03-01
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Do you have experience in human resources? If so ...
There is an opportunity for you to help out the ADK Headquarters Human Resource Development Committee with its mission of coordinating, maintaining and reviewing policies and procedures used by ADK in the management, development and recognition of its personnel (staff , volunteers, consultants etc.). This is a great way to become more involved in your organization.
For more information or to become a volunteer please contact Virgina Etu at Virginia@adk.org or at (518) 668-4447.
March 12 - APA Holds Public Hearing for Hurricane and St. Regis Fire Towers
RAY BROOK, NY - The Proposed Final Drafts of the Hurricane Mountain and St. Regis Mountain Fire Tower Historic Area Unit Management Plans(UMPs)were presented by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) staff to the Adirondack Park Agency (APA) Board at their monthly meeting on February 14, 2014. Pursuant to the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan (SLMP) requirements for Historic Areas, the Agency will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 to solicit public comments related to the proposed UMPs' conformity with the provisions of the SLMP.
The hearing will begin at 6:00PM at APA Headquarters located in the NYS Office Building Complex in Ray Brook, NY. The public is invited to attend starting at 5:00PM to review relevant documents. APA will also accept written comment on SLMP conformance for the proposals contained in the final draft UMPs until March 26, 2014.
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Upcoming ADK Workshops
• Mar 9 - GPS 101
• Feb 23 - Introduction to Backcountry Snowshoeing
• Mar 16 - Map & Compass Fundamentals
• Mar 29-30 - Wilderness First Aid
• Apr 6Ė13 - Wilderness First Responder
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Become a Campground Host for ADK at Heart Lake
Jon Bowen and his wife, Kathy have been campground hosts at Heart Lake for 8-9 weeks during the past 8 years. The campground host program is available to all ADK members by contacting the coordinator. This past year Doug Paquette, the coordinator of the program "retired" and Jon was asked to coordinate the host program for this summer. The campground host program is available to all ADK members by contacting the Jon.
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Welcome Wayne Richter as our Chapter's New Outings Chair
With his daughter through high school, Wayne returned to hiking in a big way, becoming a 46er a few years ago. Along the way, he began participating in club hikes, and soon took the next step to become a leader. Wayne is now working on the winter 46 and is looking forward to helping others enjoy the trail as Outings Chair.
To view Wayne's biography go to the Leader Biographies page.
Need volunteers to Help with Chapter Positions!
We need a Second Vice Chair and a Publicity Chair! Contact Laura Fiske at 518-884-0345
Report from Jim Schneider on Pharaoh Lake Wilderness Area to NY DEC.
Please fill out report if you recently hiked Pharaoh Lake Wilderness Area
Looking to Identify Members for Non Scheduled Hikes? Go to Classifieds ( Updated 3/1/2013 )
Our Chapter Rents Snowshoes
Snowshoes are at ADK Member Services in Lake George. Call 518-668-4447 for reservations and hours. We have two pairs of menís MSR Denali snowshoes, two pairs of women's Tubbs snowshoes and two pairs of children's Tubbs snowshoes.
ADK Members: $10 weekdays, $15 weekends
Non Members: $13 weekdays, $18 weekends
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