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.
Releases of silty brown water from the Ashokan Reservoir this year prompted the annual community arts event to highlight environmental issues related to the creek.
The study of the relationship between the climate and the cycles of plants and animals is known as “phenology.” It’s also yet another barometer of global warming trends.
The inventory of the town’s resources should be of interest to residents. It also increases the chances of receiving state grants.
Volunteers are needed for Riverkeeper’s tenth annual day of service for the Hudson River and its tributaries on Saturday, May 1.
The Minnewaska State Park Preserve and Sam’s Point will both host volunteers as part of more than 135 cleanup, improvement and beautification events happening statewide this year. Volunteers may choose among four trail improvement projects and a garden improvement project, all of which will greatly benefit the Park Preserve. Volunteers will work alongside Park Preserve staff and/or New York/New Jersey Trail Conference members on each project.
Learn the fundamentals of striped bass fishing from an experienced professional during the Beginner Striper Fishing course being offered by