Projects for the Adirondacks

AdkAction’s Mission

We are on a mission to create innovative projects to address unmet needs, promote vibrant communities, and preserve the character of the Adirondacks. 

Our Impact

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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

Emergency Food Packages

Fair Food Pricing

Thanks to the generosity of foundation funders Adirondack Foundation and Mother Cabrini Health Foundation and hundreds of individual donors, we delivered over 2,300 Emergency Food Packages (about 35,500 meals) to local households in need, with 2,000 more on the way before October. What happens next?

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Doing More by Doing Less

Where once there was a slope of shorn grass that enticed Canada geese and little else, there is now a thriving pollinator habitat, including rain gardens and bluebird nesting sites, flanking the Upper Saranac Lake Back Bay boat launch.

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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. 

Kristina Hartzell

Communications Coordinator

Kristina believes that the Adirondack Park’s balance between the interests of the environment and people is a situation that presents unique challenges and opportunities for both.

Theresa Mitrowitz

Administrative Assistant

Theresa is dedicating her passion for the Adirondacks, its people and natural environment, through AdkAction as the group continues to address issues that are important to this region.

Tom Boothe

Chairman

Tom retired in 2002 as a Captain in the U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps after over 30 years of service.

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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