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. Tom Paine says

    Taxpayers you own it but you are no longer allowed in. Will it be reclassified “Wilderness”? Then only certain user groups will be allowed in. If it was a hiking trail being closed there would be hell to pay in Albany.

  2. Kevin Coonradt says

    Everyone is asking for donations. Why not broadband community? The area went downhill after bus loads of students from the inner city took over the rules and regs spitting swearing and ignoring the lifeguards. The most disturbing thing I ever saw, has now become the normal behaviour of our Democrat party inner cities.


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