Archive for 'Environmental News'
Lake George to get 24-hour guard against invasives – Times Union.
State to bankroll Whiteface Highway repair » Breaking News » Press-Republican.
Mining Official Explains What’s Next For Wilderness Area – The Adirondack Almanack
By John T. Ryan The Peru Town Board got a surprise at its November 4, 2013 meeting. Board members learned that the zoning law that they thought they passed on October 28, 2013 might have to be voted on a second time. Town Attorney Donald Biggs told the Board, “There are things that have to […]
Peru voters agreed with their fellow New Yorkers on Tuesday, November 5th voting “YES” on five of the six propositions to amend the State Constitution. As might be expected local voters overwhelming favored the land exchange proposed by NYCO in Willsboro. Prop. 1 Most forms of gambling are illegal in New York — except the […]
Posted: November 6th, 2013 under Adirondack Region News, Business News, Environmental News, General News, Northern NY News, Peru News, Peru/Regional History, Political News, State Government News.
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens invites fifth graders to showcase their artistic talents and help to increase public awareness about trees in New York by participating in the annual national Arbor Day Poster Contest. “Trees play a vital role in the lives of New Yorkers and are […]
Camp Gabriels sold to private buyer » Local News » Press-Republican.
Capitol Confidential » Rest easy New Yorkers, sale of Eurasian boar is now banned.
Media Note: Word of Gas Pipeline Opposition Spreads to New York | Off Message: Vermont News and Politics from Seven Days.
Wildlife and People: The Bear Facts – The Adirondack Almanack – The Adirondack Almanack.
By John T. Ryan Peru’s Village Laundry continued its Grand Opening Celebration this morning when Robin Callioras, the laundry’s new owner, presented a new 39” flat screen television to Helen Kellas of Elm Street in Peru. Kellas is one of the many customers who have discovered the Village Laundry’s major improvements. Since August 1st customers […]
Posted: October 2nd, 2013 under Business News, Community Events, Environmental News, General News, Northern NY News, Peru News, Peru resident news/accomplishments, Peru School News, Peru/Regional History.
The NYCO Amendment and Forest Preserve Value – The Adirondack Almanack
Local Bat Proposed for Endangered Species Protection – The Adirondack Almanack -
Conservation Development in the Park: The Default Option – The Adirondack Almanack
Peru is a very busy little community this time of year, especially for our farmers. This morning trucks traveled our highways filled with a bountiful apple and corn harvest. At the same time, aerial seeding was taking place on the Dimock Farm. Bruce Dimock watched as Winter Rye seed was loaded onto a helicopter which […]
Posted: September 28th, 2013 under Agricultural News, Business News, Environmental News, General News, Northern NY News, Peru News, Peru resident news/accomplishments, Peru/Regional History.
By John T. Ryan At the September 9th Town Board meeting Peru Highway Superintendent Michael Farrell told the Town Board that repairing the highway department’s garage roof would cost less than expected. At the Monday, September 25th Board meeting Farrell reported that the town’s engineers think that it’s too late to start the project this […]
Adirondack Birds: The Noisy Blue Jay – The Adirondack Almanack – The Adirondack Almanack.
Amtrak brings sightseeing ‘Dome Car’ to North Country » NEW TODAY… » Press-Republican.
‘More cops on the beat’ needed? – Times Union.
A Founding Moment of the Adirondack Park:The 1894 Constitutional Convention – The Adirondack Almanack – The Adirondack Almanack.
A New Rail Trail? The Plattsburgh to Saranac Lake RR By Bike – The Adirondack Almanack
Study: Wetlands Key to Revitalizing Acid Streams – The Adirondack Almanack – The Adirondack Almanack.
Northern New York – The Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) associations of Northern New York are asking growers to report any findings of leek moth, a pest that prefers onions, garlic, chives, shallots, leeks and other Allium crops. Cornell University and CCE researchers working with a Northern New York Agricultural Development Program grant to trap the […]
Monarch butterfly population plummets | News from North Country Public Radio.
By Jean & John Ryan Part One of Three Parts Click here for photos. A short description is included with individual photos. After learning about others’ trips to our western national parks and viewing photos of that beautiful area since our childhood, we decided to participate in a bus trip to several national parks of […]
New PSU building to host fall classes » Local News » Press-Republican.
Are tile drains bad for Lake Champlain? | News from North Country Public Radio.
Amy Ivy: An August Garden Report – The Adirondack Almanack – The Adirondack Almanack.
2012: A year of broken climate records | Grist.
Pool Owners Sought For Invasive Species Citizen Science – The Adirondack Almanack -
Miner Institute to host Open House on August 10; Goal is to inform public about agriculture and tout education programs
Chazy, NY – July 30, 2013 – Come learn about the research, education, and demonstration programs at Miner Institute at our Open House on Saturday, Aug. 10 from noon to 4 p.m.! The event offers a great opportunity for visitors to learn about the history of agriculture at the Heart’s Delight Farm Heritage Exhibit and […]
The Adirondack Dump: We’ve Come A Long Way – The Adirondack Almanack
Schumer seeks rail car rule change – Times Union.
Posted: July 23rd, 2013 under Adirondack Region News, Business News, Community Events, Environmental News, General News, Law Enforcement News, Northern NY News, Political News, State Government News.
Adirondack Fishing: How the Trout Got Its Spots – The Adirondack Almanack
In 2013, the Northern New York Agricultural Development Program (NNYADP) is funding research to evaluate the agricultural benefits and environmental impacts of using tile drainage on farms. The use of tile drainage has been a critical best management practice on American farms since 1835. In the early 1900s, William H. Miner, for whom the agricultural […]
Commentary: ARTA Rail Trail, Economic No-Brainer – The Adirondack Almanack – The Adirondack Almanack.
From the Office of State Senator Betty Little A proposed state constitutional amendment that would allow for a land exchange between New York State and NYCO Minerals, Inc. located in Essex County won second passage today in the Senate according to its sponsor, Senator Betty Little. The exchange would enable NYCO to continue its wollastonite mining […]
Watertown Daily Times | Caddisflies are missing from Ogdensburg, and no one really knows why.
From the office of Representative Bill Owens Washington, DC – This week, Congressman Bill Owens introduced legislation, the “Spending Reduction Act” (H.R. 2250), in support of federal spending cuts outlined in a series of reports by the General Accountability Office (GAO). Specifically, the Congressman’s legislation would require executive agencies to put into place the efficiencies identified by […]
Watertown Daily Times | Biomass facility on Fort Drum officially opens on Friday.
By Adele Douglas This past Sunday two snapping turtles could be seen burying their eggs – one near the entrance to the Fellowship Center and the other in Little Ausable Park. This morning this mommy was trying her luck in Heyworth/Mason Park. Here are a few snapping turtle facts. From NYSDEC’s webpage about snapping turtles: […]
The Inevitable Climate Catastrophe – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education.
By John T. Ryan Peru residents interested in agriculture may have noticed a plant peeking through the corn stubble this spring. If things go as planned, they’ll see even more of this crop next year. On April 24th, several farmers gathered at Dimock Farms on Route 22B to hear agriculture and water pollution experts describe the […]
Ash tree news: linking tree health to human health? « The In Box.
Boaters can curb spread of invasives » NEW TODAY… » Press-Republican.
Watertown Daily Times | Non-ethanol fuel catches on at north country gas stations; Nice N Easy is latest to join trend.
Out for trout in Lake Champlain | Burlington Free Press | burlingtonfreepress.com.
Adirondack Wildlife: Be Careful of Roadside Moose – The Adirondack Almanack – The Adirondack Almanack.
Skiers Seek To Maintain Backcountry Glades On Lyon Mt. – The Adirondack Almanack – The Adirondack Almanack.
APA Schedules Hearings On New State Lands – The Adirondack Almanack – The Adirondack Almanack.