Create. Promote. Preserve.

Working towards a better future for the Adirondack region by weaving together community and environmental projects that improve quality of life. 


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

Featured Projects

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


2019 Annual Meeting and Party

Save the Date THURSDAY, AUGUST 1st 2019 AdkAction Annual Meeting At the St. Regis Room overlooking Lower St. Regis Lake at Paul Smith’s College August 1, 2019, 4:30 – 6:30

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Locavore Challenge

July 22 – 28, 2019 The Challenge: To ONLY eat food that has been grown within a 100-mile radius of your home. This includes breakfast,

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Meet Our Team

Brittany Christenson

Executive Director

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

Kiana French

Farmacy Project Coordinator

Kiana French has worked on multiple small farms in the Champlain Valley and passionate about bridging the gap between consumers and their food sources.

Tom Boothe


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

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Steve Maikowski

Vice 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. 

Our Impact

Free native wildflower seed packets distributed since 2013
People we've helped gain access to fresh, local food.
Road salt pilot areas created as a result of our work
earned by artists during Keeseville Plein Air Festivals

Top banner image photo credit: Evan Williams, PureADK