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.

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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. 

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Adirondack Pollinator Symposium

Adirondack Pollinator Symposium will take place on Wednesday, June 5th from 10 am to 4 pm at the Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek, NY. The registration fee is $40 and coffee and lunch will be provided. Benjamin Vogt, author of A New Garden Ethic, will be our keynote speaker. Additional speakers from Audubon International, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Essex County, and the Pollinator Conservation Association will be included in the program. 

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Adirondack Pollinator Symposium

In a time of mass extinction and climate change, how and for whom we garden matters more than ever. Our built landscapes reflect social ethics and values that guide our response to reviving wildness in and outside the human environment. How can we recognize and develop compassion for other species?

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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