NYS Health Commissioner Nirav Shah names three outside experts to health panel
New York State Health Commissioner Nirav Shah has named three highly qualified medical experts to assist him in the state’s internal review of the health impacts of hydraulic fracturing. They are John Adgate, chairman of the Environmental and Occupational Health Department at the Colorado School of Public Health; Lynn Goldman, dean of George Washington University’s School of Public Health and Health Services; and Richard Jackson, chairman of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. Read more
The Delaware Highlands Conservancy and Catskill Mountainkeeper, in partnership with Sullivan County Division of Planning & Environmental Management, the Sullivan County Visitors Association and Morgan Outdoors, are pleased to announce the launch of TrailKeeper.org.
TrailKeeper.org is a one-source outlet for hiking trails and public lands in Sullivan County, NY with easy-to-read, easy-to-access maps and facilities information and guides to hiking safety.
From serious hikers to beginners testing their hiking legs for the first time, from moms with babies in backpacks to senior citizens to seasoned hikers looking for a challenge, TrailKeeper.org provides access to trail information that matches hiker to trail.
TrailKeeper.org gives hikers the information they need about locations, routes, and facilities to make hiking safer, more accessible, and more fun. Read more
The time couldn't be more urgent. Our movement to protect New York from fracking is coming together for Don't Frack NY from 8/25-8/27. In Albany and NYC, we'll Pledge to Resist fracking and take powerful action to save our state.
Beautiful Garbage is an exhibition of art made out of or directly inspired by garbage. Curated by Portia Munson.The artists in the exhibition are: Josh Blackwell, Tasha Depp, Amy Mahnick, Shari Mendelson, Christy Rupp, Ilene Sunshine, Kristen Wicklund. Click here to see some of their work.
Exhibition Dates: June 29 - August 12, 2012, with a Gallery Talk followed by the Opening Reception on Saturday, July 7, 3:00 - 6:00 pm Gallery Talk: July 7, 3:00 pm Opening Reception: July 7, 4:00 - 6:00 pm Location: BYRDCLIFFE Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY Gallery Hours: Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 12:00 - 6:00 pm