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7. Adirondack Land Trust
(See also Adirondack Nature Conservancy/Adirondack Land Trust)

(Latest update 2001)

P. O. Box 65
Keene Valley, NY 12943

Key Personnel

Edward McNeil, Chairman

Finances (1998)

Income: $373,972
Assets: $1,962,250

Files IRS 990 Form

Coalition Involvements

Works in common office and closely in every way with the Adirondack Nature Conservancy, so that it is hard to distinguish between the two organizations.

Organizational Description and Goals

"The Adirondack Land Trust purchases in fee and accepts donations of land and easements for conservation. These are used [in] support of the organization['s] exempt purpose of encouraging and assisting in efforts to conserve, maintain and enhance the physical and aesthetic environment, natural resources and economy of the Adirondack area of the State of New York."-IRS Statement 1998

Board of Directors

Edward McNeil, Chairman
Howard Kirshenbaum, Vice-Chair
Francisca Irwin, Secretary
David H. Ackerman
Lionel O. Barthold
Charles Canham
Dr. James C. Dawson (SUNY Plattsburgh, Region 6 Open Space Committee)
John Emst
Robert E. Friedman
George W. Lee, Jr.
Henry W. Pamass
Robert O. Preyer
Robert R. Quinn
Robert S. Stegeman (International Paper lobbyist)
Sanford I. Weill (CEO of Citigroup, the world's largest financial institution)
Ross S. Whaley (SUNY Syracuse College of Environmental Science and Forestry)
Kenneth Adams
Mrs. Suzie Bales
Raymond Curran (APA Supervisor of Natural Resource Analysis)
J. Dennie Delafield


The reference to enhancing the economy of the Adirondack area in the 1998 IRS statement seems inconsistent with the actions of the Adirondack Land Trust.

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