By WP Newsroom on Friday, Mar. 12, 2010 - 3:51 pm
The Open Space Institute just bought 67 acres of cliff faces in the Gunks, to be added to the Mohonk Preserve and used for conservation and recreation. The rock formations that comprise the cliffs on the Shawangunk Ridge feature many different... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010 - 1:27 pm
The DEC is looking for a full-time fearless warrior in their New Paltz office to help combat the spread of exotic invasive giant hogweed. It's mostly a desk jockey job. But if you're spoiling for battle, you'll get your chance. Occasional fieldwork will... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010 - 3:08 pm
45,000 mammals a year in St. Lawrence County alone. That works out to about a kill every other year for every person 18 and over in the county. The number, an estimate based on a year's worth of weekly surveys of typical roads in the area, comes from a... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010 - 1:19 pm
[img_assist|nid=16055|title=Atlantic sturgeon|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=200|height=59] Life's tough when your eggs sell for $250 a pound. The Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrhynchus), whose prehistoric shape you might recognize from road signs... Read more


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