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MILFORD, PA — Through summer 2023, the Delaware Highlands Conservancy held its sixth annual juried photo contest, titled “Confluence: Land, Water, Wildlife.” An exhibition of the … more
IN THE FORMERLY DARK —  Looking up on a clear night can be both humbling and awe-inspiring. The span of sable punctuated by distant points of light makes us feel small and also connected … more
We are living in an age in which, despite ever-growing advances in preventive health care, we see increasing incidents of early childhood asthma, obesity, heart disease, diabetes and autism.  … more
HONESDALE, PA — Estemerwalt Log Homes, a 140-year-old family-owned company with a record of environmental sustainability, has saved more than 2.3 million gallons of fuel oil since debuting its … more
I mentioned in passing the Penn State University’s large solar arrays in Franklin County use of agrivoltaics in my last  solar article for the River Reporter in July, and afterward got a … more
FALLSBURG, NY — The Town of Fallsburg is presently holding its annual fall cleanup and e-waste disposal events. The cleanup ends on Sunday, October 15 and e-waste can be disposed of until … more
SHOHOLA, PA — The Barryville Area Arts Association (BAAA) will hold a clothing swap from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 19 at the Artists’ Market Community Center. Despite … more
DINGMANS FERRY, PA — The Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) will host its seventh annual Farm-to-Table dinner, featuring local produce, at 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 19 on … more
NATIONWIDE — A project of George W. Bush’s administration, the incandescent light bulb ban is finally becoming a reality. The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 affects the … more
A looming environmental crisis, both locally and across the country, will center upon sources and reliable supplies of water. Clean water.  Right now, we routinely have local disputes over … more
On June 28 a gathering was held at Lacawac Sanctuary’s Environmental Education Building.  The sanctuary has received an array of solar panels for the roof to help reduce its carbon … more
REGION — Extreme heat poses significant risks to individuals, particularly in areas where air conditioning is scarce.  Drawing from the New York State Department of Environmental … more
In 2007, I bought 37 rural acres in Damascus, PA, that included two post-and-beam barns, a 1910 farmhouse and an old, sagging chicken coop. My long-delayed plan to convert the chicken coop to my new … more
Several people have recently asked why so many “large” solar arrays are being proposed in Pennsylvania—such as the one that was denied its permit last month and covered in the July … more
NATIONWIDE — The regional repair movement got a boost when the “Today” show featured an interview on April 21 with representatives from Repair Cafe of the Hudson … more
The transition to electric vehicles (EVs) has begun. That’s according to the latest Hankook Tire Gauge Index, a survey of Americans’ driving habits and attitudes. The survey found that … more
NATIONWIDE — On April 12, President Biden unveiled strict new rules on emissions, proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Now there’s talk that this will spur the … more
When discussing solar energy systems, the first question I often get is “Are you off the grid?” To which I reply, “No. I wouldn’t want to be; our solar array produces more … more
LACKAWAXEN TOWNSHIP, PA — Lacawac Sanctuary Foundation Field Station and Environmental Education Center has partnered with Mark and Courtney Peterson to protect and permanently preserve some of … more
For me, greening the kitchen is a matter of consciousness. Consciousness about what food I have in the refrigerator, so I use it before it spoils. Consciousness about what’s in the freezer … more
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