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Weather is the one place where we all seek common ground, despite the ground being frozen, thawed, snow-covered, rain-saturated or dry as a bone in a desert.
A series of virtual meetings will be held in the coming week concerning a new state park along the Hudson River, just north of Kingston Point.
It’s a terrifying deep dive into the scourge of plastic pollution, from the gyres of junk to be found swirling in our oceans to the mountains of unrecyclable materials clogging the world’s solid waste plants to the microplastic particles finding their way inexorably into our food supply.
After a nationwide search, the not-for-profit decided to go no further than its own backyard and promote veteran land conservation director Seth McKee to the post of executive director of the Scenic Hudson Land Trust and land programs. At the same time, Scenic Hudson hired Raul “Rocci” Aguirre as its new executive director of Policy, Advocacy and Science.
About 30 minutes long, the film details the history and ecology of the lower portion of the creek, with a focus on Saugerties, where the Esopus meets the Hudson. Sweeping overhead shots of the creek and surrounding woodlands, as well as historic postcards and paintings, help illustrate interviews with a dozen or so local historians, artists, naturalists, and others whose lives and work have brought them into contact with and contemplation of the creek.
New Paltz’s River-to-Ridge (R2R) Trail, whose popularity surged with the pandemic and is expected to top 200,000 visitors this year, has now become much more accessible for a particular subset of seasonal users: cross-country skiers.
The River-to-Ridge Trail in New Paltz is on track to host more than 200,000 visitors in 2020. The visitorship is more than double the number of visitors from the previous year.
Deer-hunter numbers are declining, and existing hunters should be given more opportunities to keep the population sustainable, which reduces damage to forest ecosystems and agriculture and minimizes vehicle collisions. That’s the overall takeaway from the DEC’s draft ten-year deer management plan.
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.