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AdkAction.org Chair Dave Wolff was a key participant behind a successful application for a state grant of almost $600,000 announced in December, 2011, that will bring the first-ever broadband service to Hamilton County, starting with Long Lake. Dave first outlined the idea in a presentation in September, 2011, at an Adirondack Park Broadband Symposium hosted by Congressman Chris Gibson. Dave then... [READ MORE]
Dave Wolff, AdkAction.org chair, spoke in September at an Adirondack Park Broadband Symposium hosted by Congressman Chris Gibson. Dave's presentation is a short and interesting read with many important facts. For instance, he presented figures showing that extending the average stay of seasonal residents could add 10% to the summer economy. ... [READ MORE]
AdkAction.org sponsored a second meeting of the Adirondack Association of Assessors June 23 at the Wild Center. More than 50 assessors from across the North Country attended to discuss best practices for collecting assessment data. Click here for more information regarding the conference and our efforts at establishing fair assessment procedures.[READ MORE]
At the recent conference sponsored by AdkAction.org and the Adirondack Council, Dr. Dan Kelting of Paul Smiths College presented findings of his latest research linking 85% of rising sodium chloride levels in Adirondack lakes to state application of road . The goal now is to advance changes in public policy to reduce the environmental damage caused by our current winter snow-clearing practices. Click... [READ MORE]