New York’s Adirondack Park is the largest publicly-protected area in the conterminous United States, greater in size than Yellowstone, Everglades, Glacier, and Grand Canyon National Parks combined.
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New York City (NYC) loses an average of 13 residents each year to heatstroke. The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene estimates more than 100 die each year from other causes associated with extreme heat. Hundreds visit emergency departments, with an average of 150 hospitalized annually.