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Program works with homeowners to promote pollinator-friendly planting

Program works with homeowners to promote pollinator-friendly planting

The Woodstock Pollinator Pathway is currently working with 52 homeowners and properties around town. “We help people find the right plant hosts,” said Ellie Reese of the Woodstock Land Conservancy. “For caterpillars, say, only milkweed will host a Monarch butterfly. We’re stressing the need for much more than just nectar plants.”

Heat pumps are ready for their day

Heat pumps are ready for their day

Heat pumps can keep a home warm and cool, run on electricity and are extremely efficient. As such, they have been embraced by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA).

Winterize your house, winterize your mind

Winterize your house, winterize your mind

Winter is approaching here in the Hudson Valley. You must prepare your wardrobe, your furnace, your insulation – but also your mind. Others can help with the first three areas, but I am an expert on the fourth. Follow these 14 easy steps for mental winter preparation: