Interim Executive Direcctor with Adirondack Hamlets to Huts
Joe Dadey is Interim Executive Director of Adirondack Hamlets to Huts, a brand new hut system in its final planning stages. He and his business partner Jack Drury have run a model planning process and developed great techniques for working with state agencies and local businesses, government officials, and community groups.
Joe has a B.S. in Forest Biology, a M.S. in Outdoor Recreation, and a PhD in Environmental Policy and Communications. He worked for two seasons as an Assistant Forest Ranger in the Adirondacks High Peaks and leading 40-day wilderness expeditions with adjudicated youth. Joe worked for 20 years as a professor, including 8 years running the Recreation, Adventure Travel and Ecotourism program at Paul Smith’s college. He has led numerous month-long outdoor leadership expeditions and taught a range of environmental and tourism-related courses.
Joe is a highly experienced wilderness guide, teacher, and specialist in sustainable eco-tourism.