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.

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  1. louis curth says

    Col. David M. Cornell, Assistant Director, NYS Forest Rangers:

    Rest in Peace Dave, from a fellow ranger who had the honor to be part of your career, so many years ago, when you served with distinction in DEC Region #6.

    My sincere condolences to your family, friends and fellow rangers who all share the sorrow of your passing. Capt. Lou Curth (ret.)

  2. Nathan says

    So sorry to hear, Officer cornell was a great officer and he had been so incredibly helpful in dealing in a situation with damage on my property and gave me advice. i wish there more offciers of his quality.

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