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BETHANY, PA — Members of the Bethany 4-H Club recently participated in roadside cleanup to celebrate Earth Day. The club cleaned Grange Road and collected 13 bags of garbage.  Learn … more
LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — Local high school and junior high students got to go to college for the day, to learn about sustainability. Hosted by SUNY Sullivan, the Earth Day Celebration welcomed … more
Raising pastured pigs on small acreage MIDDLETOWN, NY — Pigs don’t sweat, and neither should you when you’ve decided to pasture-raise pigs. Join All Family Farm and Cornell … more
A little over a year ago I decided to finally rid my home and art studio of all products containing any chemicals or artificial scents. I was using what I thought were somewhat sustainable choices … more
REGION — Most people who were here in June of 1972 remember the flood. Hurricane Agnes devastated communities along the Susquehanna River and many cities and towns in New York’s … more
Being responsive to the challenges of climate change, especially in light of rising fuel prices, is a great task. It is also a great opportunity to create great synergy and provide solutions to each … more
We reached out to our readers and asked what they have done to reduce, reuse or recycle. Here’s what they offered. Conscious buying I buy meat from local butchers instead of buying at … more
UPPER DELAWARE REGION — We’ve all seen the change in temperatures on a worldwide scale. But thanks to the Eastern Rivers and Mountains Inventory & Monitoring Network—part of the … more
While unusual, a late April snowstorm is not a precedent. It’s a reminder that we live in a world with unpredictable weather patterns that grow more ferocious with time. Some call it climate … more
What's new for sustainability in the Upper Delaware region, January 20 to 26 more
All the following information was taken from county websites devoted to recycling. New to the region or confronted with an item that might be recycled? The best first step is to contact the solid … more
About Earth to Sky Earth to Sky (ETS) is an expanding partnership between NASA, the U.S. National Park Service (NPS), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and similar organizations. Through … more
The Upper Delaware is a nationally significant environmental resource. As such, it was chosen as one of the initial four teams across the country to participate in the Earth to Sky initiative. The … more
Global climate leadership: Starting at home New York State is poised to become a global model for climate leadership. With the release of the New York State Climate Action Council’s Draft … more
In November, I traveled from my family’s farm in the Catskill Mountains to the cobblestoned streets of Glasgow to better understand international climate politics and join scientists and … more
We start with some simple foundations. Our climate is changing. With these changes, the weather is less predictable, and the environment is becoming less able to tolerate our overuse and … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Hey, socially responsible owner of food. What do you do when you’ve got proto-compost moldering in the fridge? If you’re one of the lucky 400 to be part of the … more
The Living Building Challenge is a philosophy, certification, and advocacy tool for projects to move beyond merely being less bad and to become truly regenerative. The Living Building Challenge … more
Passive building comprises a set of design principles used to attain a quantifiable and rigorous level of energy efficiency within a specific quantifiable comfort level. The principles optimize the … more
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — The Catskill Project is a collaboration of collaborations. It starts with an investor, a long-time resident of the area, and an architectural firm, with a New York … more
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