Beavers serve as nature’s hydroengineers, creating ponds and lakes, diverting streams, slowing stormwater runoff and designing landscapes that welcome a myriad of waterfowl and fauna. Not the least of these is the great blue heron, which can often be seen perched in or around the beaver lodge at the Mill Brook Preserve in New Paltz.
The concept of households subscribing to a solar farm is known as community solar and it can benefit energy use of municipalities too.
I’m periodically asked if I’ve seen evidence among the stars of a Creator. I always dodge such questions, directed my way for over 30 years. They arise because many, when searching for the Big Picture in this huge confusing universe, think astronomers may have a heightened perspective of what’s going on.
Kingston Land Trust acquires six acres of abandoned quarry and forgotten wilderness improbably inserted within the Kingston city limits.
Many feel ‘downbeat’ starting around now, with a strange heaviness striking a large minority of the population in November. Its underlying mechanisms are fascinating.
The Hudson River Maritime Museum has partnered with the NYS DEC to create an exhibit consisting of new panels, designed and funded by the NYS DEC, add to the museum’s exhibit.
In an age of tenuous global supply chains, it doesn’t hurt to know how to treat common ailments with plants growing in your backyard.
A one-time fee of 1.5 percent at the point of sale on the value of a property exceeding the median ($245,000) would go toward a Community Preservation Fund.
This is a good time because the moon is absent this weekend. And there’s a bunch of cool stuff to see and it’s all very easy to find. I’ll prove it.
Mohonk Preserve and Roost Studios, Inc. of New Paltz have collaborated to create a plein air art walk and auction, an inspirational project connecting land, art and community, at the Mohonk Preserve Testimonial Gateway Trailhead, on Sunday, October 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Testimonial Gateway Trailhead is located at 35 Route 299 in New Paltz.