Projects for the Adirondacks

AdkAction’s Mission

We are on a mission to create innovative projects that address unmet needs, promote vibrant communities, and preserve the natural beauty of the Adirondacks for all.

Our Impact

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earned by artists during Keeseville Plein Air Festivals since 2017

Featured Projects

We have nine active projects that have three things in common: they address unmet needs, promote vibrant communities, and preserve the character of the Adirondacks. 

Become a Member

Members are the lifeblood of AdkAction, generating ideas, inspiration, passion, and financial support to make our  projects possible. Members pay annual fees that keep our work going, and in return, receive the pride of taking action to improve the Adirondacks for future generations. 

What’s New

Pollinator

Pollinator Happy Hour Series

Gardeners and pollinator enthusiasts throughout the Adirondacks are invited to participate in an online series of Pollinator Happy Hours hosted by AdkAction’s Adirondack Pollinator Project

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Emergency Food Packages

A Year Later: The Ripple Effect of Emergency Food Packages

One year ago, during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, the prevailing guidance on grocery shopping was to have enough food on hand to stay at home for two weeks. For a growing number of food-insecure households, many also affected by sudden unemployment and public transportation shutdowns, securing enough

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Broadband

Broadband-for-All: Convening the North Country

AdkAction’s Broadband-for-All project is convening the North Country Region to identify households without access to high-speed broadband, to find solutions whenever possible, and to hold Spectrum accountable to meet its 145,000 address expansion commitment to the Public Service Commission. Many

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Visit our Blog

We have a vision to empower people in the Adirondacks – both seasonal and year-round – to create opportunities to help neighbors and leave the Adirondack Park better than we found it. Visit our blog to learn more about our work. 

Meet Our Team

Brittany Christenson

Executive Director

Brittany Christenson is a community organizer who is passionate about art, local food, and sustainability. 

Steve Maikowski

Board Chair

Steve has a BA in political science from the University of North Texas, and a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University.

Make a Contribution

Support our work by making a donation to one of our projects or to our general operating budget. 

Top banner image photo credit: Evan Williams, PureADK

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