By Aaron Cerbone

A quarter-million dollars in funding was allocated in the 2019-20 state
budget’s Environmental Protection Fund to help increase the diversity of
Adirondack people.

On Monday, $250,000 of the Department of Environmental Conservation’s $300
million EPF was set aside for new funding for the Adirondack Diversity
Initiative, a volunteer-run, organization-funded coalition of organizations
and individuals representing those organizations that has been around since