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.
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.