Myth: The State of New York does not pay taxes on Forest Preserve or conservation easement lands that it owns. Reality: The State of New York pays local property taxes on Forest Preserve lands it [...]
Myths & Reality 2: Land use regulations and public lands are driving people from the Adirondack Park.
Myth: We are aging at a rate that will soon make us the 2nd oldest region is the US. That we are aging rapidly is the result of the out-migration of families resulting from a [...]
Myths & Reality 1: Census data show that Adirondack residents are older than just about everywhere else and it’s the Park’s fault.
Myth: The Adirondack Park population is substantially older than the average for New York State and for other regions in the United States. That we are older is the result of a poor economy which, [...]