About Gwendolyn Craig

Gwen is an award-winning journalist covering environmental policy for the Explorer since January 2020. She also takes photos and videos for the Explorer's magazine and website. She is a current member of the Legislative Correspondents Association of New York. Gwen has worked at various news outlets since 2015. Prior to moving to upstate New York, she worked for a D.C. Metro-area public relations firm, producing digital content for clients including the World Health Organization, the Low Income Investment Fund and Rights and Resources Initiative. She has a master's degree in journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. She has bachelor's degrees in English and journalism, with a concentration in ecology and evolutionary biology, from the University of Connecticut. Gwen is also a part-time figure skating coach. Contact her at (518) 524-2902 or gwen@adirondackexplorer.org. Sign up for Gwen’s newsletter here.

Reader Interactions



    CUT DOWN ALL OF THE FORESTS IN THE ADIRONDACKS TO INSTALL TECHNOLOGY EVERYWHERE! There’s no more point in tourists going to see THE ADIRONDACKS BECAUSE IT IS FRAGMENTED BY solar industry. Approve massive housing, shopping malls, and highways in the adirondacks. Destroy it all
    Humans are trying to destroy all of nature, everywhere. HORRIBLE HUMAN SPECIES !


  2. Dan Knuth says

    I think there is a huge story that needs to be told as to why so many out of state and out of country solar developers are pouring into NY. We have so little sun- hours ( rated around 4% of average in the world) yet they are all coming here. What is the payoff attraction. I went to Denver where there are huge developments, tons of sun lite days and didn’t see any solar arrays from the air. ANY

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