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Conserving the environment in the Southern Tug Hill Towns of Ava, Boonville, Lewis & Leyden, NY

New York State Woodsmen's Field Days 2022

Roast beef take out dinner and a chance to win an Adirondack chair

The ACAL Roast Beef Dinner will be held Woodsmen’s Weekend on Friday, August 19th from 4:00 P.M. until sold out at the Adirondack High School, located at 8181 State Rte. 294, Boonville, NY 13309. The dinner is take out only and every dinner ticket will be entered into a drawing for an Adirondack chair. The menu will include roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, coleslaw, rolls and butter, and cupcake. All tickets are $15 and will be on sale at the door. The proceeds from this event support the ACAL Environmental Scholarship, which is awarded annually to an Adirondack High School senior.

An important aspect of Adirondack Communities Advisory League (ACAL) mission is “to disseminate information promoting conservation practices; to maintain and make available to the public materials on conservation and allied subjects; to stimulate, encourage and educate the public on the use of conservation practices in that region”. The following articles and information are relative to the Southern Tug Hill Region. 

  • Managing Solid Waste Facilities to Prevent Odor

    August 12, 2011
    Paper by written by The National Solid Wastes Management Association (NSWMA) – a trade association representing for-profit companies in North America that provide solid, hazardous and medical waste collection, recycling and disposal services. Click here to download paper (pdf).

  • NYSDEC New Solid Waste Plan

    June 21, 2010
    Entitled Beyond Solid Waste – A Sustainable Materials Management Strategy for New York, the NYSDEC has drafted a 480-page plan to reduce solid waste through increases in reuse, recycling and composting in local communities. Further, the plan calls for a reduction in packaging by manufacturers and a reduction in climate and environmental impacts caused by transporting waste and harmful emissions coming from incinerators and landfills. Click here to learn more.

  • New Yorkers for Zero Waste Platform 2012

    June 17, 2010
    Local, regional, state and federal organizations join with NY Zero Waste Alliance, a project of Citizens Environmental Coalition, to support the reduction of waste through increase in reuse, recycling and composting.  Click here to download report (doc).