LAKE PLACID - The Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) will present a special program, "Invasive Forest Pests: Serious Potential Threats to the North Country Forests," at 8 p.m. Saturday at ADK's High Peaks Information Center, located at Heart Lake in Lake Placid. This presentation is free and open to the public.
Thomas Colarusso from the U.S. Department of Agriculature and Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service will talk about a few of the invasive forest pests that are threatening the Adirondack forests today. Invasive species are getting more attention these days as different pests are popping up all around the country and state.
The Adirondack Mountain Club, founded in 1922, is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to protecting the New York State Forest Preserve and other wild lands and waters through conservation and advocacy, environmental education, responsible recreation and stewardship.
For more information about our programs, directions or questions about membership, contact ADK North Country office in Lake Placid at 518-523-3441 or visit our website at www.adk.org.