Saturday, Mar. 16: If you suck them up with a vacuum or Dustbuster, you’ll have to live with their malodorous presence for days thereafter. Yes, we’re talking about stink bugs, those shield-shaped pests who come by their common name honestly, emitting a foul odor as a defense mechanism when threatened or disturbed.
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Battenfeld’s Farm, the world’s largest producer of hybrid anemones, grows primarily for the wholesale flower trade, but locals can pick up self-serve bouquets in their greenhouse.
The Hudson River Maritime Museum will present a series of courses taught by celestial navigator Frank Reed on two weekends in March and April.
Bob Berman’s latest book plays right into the shock-and-awe, End Times and catastrophe zeitgeist. Just take a second – or a minute as the case may be – to pronounce its full title in your mind’s mouth: Earth-Shattering: Violent Supernovas, Galactic Explosions, Biological Mayhem, Nuclear Meltdowns and Other Hazards to Life in Our Universe.
Wednesday, January 30: Vassar Brothers science lecture series to examine the Moon, Lyme disease & penguins.
Measuring 30 to 36 inches high and with a wingspan that extends from six to seven feet, “Eagles are definitely conspicuous,” said naturalist Mark DeDea.
Tuesday, Jan. 1: First Day Hikes are a growing New Year’s Day tradition.
Friday, December 21: For luck, the yule log should be either harvested on one’s own land or received as a gift – never tainted by the exchange of money.
Saturday, Nov. 17: In this show, Rossellini addresses the latest scientific discoveries about animal minds, intelligence and emotions.
The many cloudy and rainy days for the past weeks don’t bode well for a great autumn show of leaf color.