At the age of 40, Kalish was commuting into Manhattan when she decided corporate life wasn’t for her. She spent the next few years raising her two sons by the Hudson River, enjoying nature, watching birds migrate. When her kids left home, she found another fulfilling mission: rescuing broken and abandoned birds, helping them heal and, then, thrilling to the moment when they could fly away.
Jane Dobson, a “mindful nature guide,” will be leading members and visitors at the Mohonk Preserve in the art of forest bathing one Saturday a month: September 11, October 9 and November 20, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at specific trailheads within the 8,000-acre nature preserve.
Glamping, or “glamorous camping,” is the latest in luxury camping. Experiences can range from a furnished tent to tiny houses with butler service. Not only do glamping sites provide fun and comfortable accommodations, but they often serve as a lovely setting for celebrations like weddings and reunions.
A 3.5-mile segment of the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail in the town and village of New Paltz will be upgraded with a new ten-foot wide bicycling and walking path by October, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday in a press release.
New Paltz village and town officials are scrambling to complete a foot bridge in the Mill Brook Preserve before the funding that was promised for the project expires.
The Grand Opening celebration of the pollinator garden in front of Kenco in Kingston will take place on Saturday, July 31, starting at 4:30 p.m.
Ecologically, the “ideal” lawn is not much better than an asphalt parking lot.
Communities throughout the Hudson Valley have begun signing on to Community Choice Aggregation agreements, which set the default electricity rates and source for municipal customers who opt in. Increasingly, these programs use renewable energy, allowing climate-conscious consumers to help the environment without adding solar panels to their own properties.
A fatal disease afflicting white-tailed deer that began in Midwestern states has made its way to New York State’s doorstep.
After the proposal was pared back several times, a public hearing on Critical Environmental Areas was opened at the New Paltz Town Board meeting on May 20.