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


  1. william c hill says

    Let’s hope common sense prevails and the lodge can be spared the same destruction that too many historical buildings have suffered.

  2. Sarah Evett says

    Once again the people are subjected to money and looks
    overpowering nature and the people who care for our wilderness. An institute will never give access to hiking camping and exploring …unless you pay the money many who truly have need for this experience in the wilderness to have access to. The wealthy and the vested interests…what do they care?

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