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“Broadband for All” Project Benefits from Major New NYS Legislation, Supports Local Community Broadband Expansion
AdkAction helped lead the effort to increase awareness of the negative impact that NYS’s broadband-related fees and taxes were having on the expansion of broadband
AdkAction and the Village of Saranac Lake announce that AdkAction is transferring its $411,000 Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) grant awarded in 2018 for a new Whitewater Park in downtown Saranac Lake to the Village of Saranac Lake. The transfer comes following several years of work by AdkAction on the Whitewater
Hello, fellow friends of pollinators, my name is Vanessa Dawley and I am this summer’s Adirondack Pollinator Project intern. My pronouns are she/her, I am a rising senior at Colgate University and a staff member of the University’s Outdoor Education
Meet Our Team
Sawyer joins AdkAction with significant experience and expertise in local food systems and access in rural communities, environmental justice, community engagement, land conservation, and working with organizations and communities across the Adirondack Park.
Kristina relocated to the Adirondacks after falling in love with the region’s natural beauty. She is passionate about environmental conservation, and believes that the Adirondack Park’s balance between nature and human communities is a situation that presents unique challenges and opportunities for both.
Steve has a BA in political science from the University of North Texas, and a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University.
Jim holds an Engineering Degree with Honors from Princeton and earned his PhD from Yale in Organizational Behavior and Operations Research. For the past few years, Jim has worked with the Economic Development Committee of the Westport Chamber.
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