We're thrilled to bring you the 1st issue of In the Field, our new annual newsletter! Explore this year's projects:

We are using iNaturalist this summer to assist with surveys across the state. If interested, contact Ezra Schwartzberg at


And since we've found our final missing leaves, we can send our first photographic guide and its accompanying charts to print. Here's a look at the guide.

A photographic guide to the leaves and buds of the trees, shrubs, vines and creepers of the Northern Forest, covering about 245 species. Contains high-resolution studio photos, annotations showing critical identification characters, and brief notes. The images are organized into Quick Guides, which…

This is how ATBI and our regional butterfly enthusiasts can contribute to region-wide butterfly conservation efforts

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Adirondack Research

Do you like Monarch Butterflies? We are proud to partner with landowners across the Adirondacks to moni...tor for these and other important butterflies on private lands.

See how landowners can help at Wednesday's Jay, NY workshop:…/

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This is one example of how collective knowledge of biodiversity in the Adirondacks is helping to further private land stewardship.

We use maps to tell stories. This map tells the story of all the large private land parcels in Lake Placid. We are using these maps to guide a new citizen science based initiative among land owners to share more about the ecological importance of private land.

We are working with the Lake Placid Land Conservancy to implement their new strategic plan and expand their conservation efforts in the Ausable River and Saranac River Watersheds by engaging landowners. Our Task: To execute a three-phase program that will help Lake Placid Land Conservancy target the...

Our 2014 BioBlitz was held in the Champlain Valley. This Bike the Barns event is passing by some of the same places we sampled for biodiversity. Consider joining the ride!

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Adirondack North Country Association

Many thanks to LOCALadk Magazine for being a magazine sponsor for #bikethebarnsadk. Check out our ad for Bike the Barns in this elegent and inspirational magazine at

Our friends at Lake Placid Land Conservancy have a new website!

New website and social media platform for Lake Placid Land Conservancy. Enjoy! They do incredible work.

The Adirondack Park encompasses approximately six million acres of public and private lands. These lands are a natural wonder of scenic mountains, pristine lakes, streams and extensive boreal and hardwood forests.

Frogs, Friends, and FUN! June 18th. Sign up at:

REDWOOD, NEW YORK – Regional naturalists, friends, schoolchildren and families will converge in the St. Lawrence Valley June 18 for the 2016 BioBlitz, a rapid inventory of all organisms—from fungi to dragonflies to mammals – in a defined area for a 24-hour period.

Giant silk moths like the Luna and Polyphemus in the photo are now on the wing. To learn more about them or submit silk moth sightings from anywhere in the northern half of New York, visit Project Silkmoth at

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High elevation wetlands like these are very interesting!

The Boreas Ponds tract contains one of the largest high peatlands in the Adirondacks, with a large portion of the 1,400-acre peatland located at over 2,000 feet above sea level.

Lake Placid Land Conservancy is using Citizen Science to engage landowners in the Adirondacks

Our newest project: Community Conservation Initiative with our wonderful client Lake Placid Land Conservancy. Read more if interested in participating.

We are working with the Lake Placid Land Conservancy to implement their new Community Conservation Initiative.

Looking forward to seeing out ATBI friends at another great conference. Register before May 11 for early bird discount.

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Adirondack Research Consortium

We have extended Annual Conference Early Registration prices through May 10. Don't miss out! 23rd Annual Conference on the Adirondacks, May 25th and 26th, 20...16, The Conference Center at Lake Placid, Lake Placid, NY, “Birds, Water, Ecology, and Energy Choices.”

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Save the Date - 2016 BioBlitz in St. Lawrence Valley
Please join us for another great BioBlitz! Friends and families welcome.

Dear Bioblitzers, We have selected a date and locations for the 2016 ATBI Bioblitz in the St. lawrence Valley, NY- Saturday June 18th, 2016 starting from redwood Hill Preserve in Redwood, NY. This year’s Bioblitz will have a special focus on “Connectivity” and will take place on Indian River Lakes C...

Sign up for this free tour of the Lake Placid Phenology Trail

This is a community workshop geared for the general public. We will teach local area residents and visitors how to participate in the Phenology Trail. We will demonstrate smartphone use, help users create accounts on the Nature’s Notebook smartphone app, and introduce new Phenology Trail users to p…

Should ATBI hold a BioBlitz here?

What science tells us about classification of Boreas Ponds.

The Boreas tract of land has recently been purchased by the State of New York for inclusion into the state’s land holdings - now it will be classified to determine use.

Research is being used to help strengthen communications regarding the ecological attributes of Adirondack land. Some of our ATBI friends helped perform the research that is included in this report.

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Adirondack Council Scientists: Adirondack High Peaks tract ecologically important. Two scientific reports from Adirondack Research and Wildlife Conservation Society ...Adirondack Program "clearly illustrate why the 20,500-acre Boreas Ponds tract here should be shielded from automobiles, invasive species, and motorized or mechanized recreation."

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