• Regional Advocacy

Common Ground Alliance Forum

The Adirondack Common Ground Alliance (CGA) is a diverse network of dedicated people who focus on addressing issues that affect the whole Adirondack Park: its communities, institutions, people and environment. Stakeholder citizens come together to foster communication, seek collaborative solutions, set the stage for constructive action, develop shared vision and strategies and communicate with one voice.


What: 2019 Common Ground Alliance Forum 
When: Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Lake Placid Club Golf House, Lake Placid, NY



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CGA 2019

Topics for the 2019 CGA Forum include:

  • - Adirondack Analytics
  • - Adirondack Communications Infrastructure (Cellular, Broadband, Emergency)
  • - Clean Water Infrastructure
  • - Climate Change: Role of Adirondack Communities and Forests
  • - Competitive Regional Adirondack Identity
  • - Creating Welcoming and Diverse Communities in the Adirondacks
  • - Empowering Local Ownership: Readying a New Generation of Entrepreneurs
  • - Invasive Species
  • - Positioning Your Community for Success
  • - Road Salt: Water Quality, Public Health and Safety, and Economic Impacts
  • - Transportation

The following topics were discussed at the 2018 CGA Forum:

  • - Clean Energy Economy: Electric Vehicles in the Adirondacks
  • - Shaping the Future of Our Communities
  • - Managing Success in the High Peaks
  • - Workforce Issues
  • - Private Land Stewardship
  • - The Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan
  • - Challenges and Opportunities for Adirondack Vacation Communities
  • - Climate Change: Building Regional Resilience through Climate Literacy and Action


Interested in Sponsoring the CGA Forum?

The Common Ground Alliance aims to make the Forum accessible to all residents of the Adirondacks. We are able to keep costs low and allow many people to attend this event only through the generous sponsorship of organizations and people committed to the future of the Adirondack region. Please consider sponsoring the Common Ground Alliance Forum.

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