[Note: "How does one recognize an old-growth forest in the Adirondacks?" was written by Robert "Bob" Leverett of Native Tree Society, and appears on this blog with permission. Thanks to the Old-Growth Forest Network for sharing this fact sheet. Thanks also to Rob Leverett for … [Read more...] about How does one recognize an old-growth forest in the Adirondacks?
"A dozen local farms and food producers are the recipients of a new micro-grant program designed to make farms more environmentally friendly while also bolstering the local economy. As green shoots sprout, farmers are already putting the funds, all between $500 and $1,500, to … [Read more...] about Westport, Essex Farms Recipients of Micro-Grants (The Sun)
The Adirondack Council is calling for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to stop a shipping company from its planned use of tracks deep in the Adirondack Park as a storage and inspection area for oil train tank cars. Plans by the Chicago-based Iowa-Pacific holdings to put the tanker cars on … [Read more...] about Adirondack Council Opposes Storage of Oil Trains in Park
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9gA0NZRGtgY "New York Governor Andrew Cuomo pays a visit to the North Country and SUNY Plattsburgh to sell his 142-billion dollar budget now before lawmakers and his push for ethics reforms. Willie Janeway, Executive Director of the Adirondack … [Read more...] about Pro-Adirondack Proposals in Cuomo’s Budget
[This is the second in a four-part series describing the Split Rock Wildway and the importance of an extensive wildlife corridor in the Northeast. The first installment is Split Rock Wildway: A Critical Wildlife Corridor; the third is Split Rock Wildway: Protecting Biological … [Read more...] about Where is the Split Rock Wildway?