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NATIONWIDE — Real winter has started. We’ll continue to get colder weather, tougher conditions and higher energy costs to keep our homes warm.  But don’t worry, there are … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — In November 2021, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced contracts to build a transmission line that will bring clean energy to New York City. It was all a part of ensuring … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — The Tusten Social Youth Club marked the return of the NexTrex recycling program for soft plastics to the hamlet with a public art installation titled “Reduce, Reuse and … more
A few months ago, I took our new puppy to the vet to get his rabies shot and other puppy vaccines.  It is not lost on me in how similarly we care for our pets and our children. We feed them … more
LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — By now, many Hudson Valley residents are wary of harmful algal blooms in area waterbodies—and of the health impacts they can have on humans and pets.  Last … more
TOWN OF DELAWARE, NY — The Mid Hudson Regional Council recently released its 2023 update to the original 2010 Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG) Inventory.  The Town of Delaware notably … more
NATIONWIDE —  What we do affects the world around us. It can be a small thing (using a cloth bag instead of a plastic bag) or a big thing (quitting your job and joining an aid … more
NATIONWIDE — Navigating the world responsibly means making an effort to do as little harm as possible, both to the environment and to other people. Doing your part means choosing to buy … more
Sustainability holds at its center the environment. At least that’s what I always understood.  Actually, it’s more nuanced than that. It’s a whole-system view of life on … more
We all have our reasons for getting alarmed about the climate crisis. With bare ground at Christmas and no snow on the horizon, my neighbors just got theirs. This Northern Maine valley nestles … more
HAWLEY, PA — The Delaware Highlands Conservancy (DHC) will hold its winter eagle watch volunteer training from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday, December 9 at the Settlers Inn. Following the … more
HAWLEY, PA -- The Penn State Cooperative Extension says, “It’s the season of giving, so let’s give a little back to the planet that gives so much to us all year long!” … more
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
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