Across our 90-year history, we have tackled numerous projects -- here are a few highlights:
Researched, wrote, and published 3 books - River Study, Food, Flowers and Fireworks and From Lakes to Lichen
Restored, maintained and planted the public Colonial Garden at the Adirondack History Museum in Elizabethtown for 46 years
Protected against environmentally invasive garden plantings with the Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program through public education.
Published "Plant-wise" brochure to eliminate invasive species, for dissemination to the public, and to professional plant nurseries
Organized five conservation partners in the Adirondacks to present a Farmer's Market educational gathering called "Dig It"
Identified outstanding area gardens for research and documentation for a national Garden Club of America directory
Established a Nature Fund for financial assistance for students, teachers, and organizations for environmental conservation
Awarded our logo to gas stations and wayside stands meeting our scenic standards back when the region was developing
Fought against a light atop Whiteface Mountain and prevented the carving of a governor’s likeness on another
Stopped aerial spraying for black flies, instead encouraging Bti (Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis)
Spearheaded GCA Zone III (New York State ) Acid Rain Resolution
Sponsored the development of thirteen town garden clubs in the Adirondack region