Tis’ the season…hunting season. Deer hunting season for rifles continues until December 13, and muzzle-loader season continues nine days past that. Jeremy Hurst, Big Game Biologist for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) explains how non-hunters can be safe as shots ring out in the woods, how […]

Deer Hunting Safety Tips from Jeremy Hurst, NYS DEC

(OCT. 16) The Clean Energy Co-Op’s first solar project was at The Cooperage in Honesdale, and that system generates more than 100% of that building’s energy needs. The Co-op’s next solar initiative at The Stourbridge Project is about to break ground after a year-and-a-half of planning. Jack Barnett, President, of […]

Listen: Clean Energy Co-op

Last month, people started finding dead white-tailed deer in the Mid Hudson Valley. Now, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is testing remains of deer from Orange, Ulster, and Dutchess counties for a viral disease. Kevin Hynes, a DEC wildlife biologist with the wildlife health unit in Delmar, […]

Listen: DEC on deer virus

(SEPT 21) It’s our weekly check-in with the Sullivan County Government. This time we’re talking to Heather Brown, Sustainability Coordinator. She discusses how her office has been doing during COVID and fills us in on a new initiative to replace municipal street lights in the county with energy-saving LED bulbs. […]

Listen: Check-in with Sullivan County Gov Sustainability Coordinator

What do you call a real estate development of a giant old farm that plans to build homes AND revitalize active farming? What do you call a commune with no hippies?? Stefan Martinovic of Broadacre Farm calls it an “Agri-Residential Community & Shared Organic Farm,” and it sounds pretty agri-cool! […]

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The Mamakating Environmental Education & Interpretive Center is holding a monarch tagging session, but don’t bring in any royals you may have laying around that need labeling. They’re talking about monarch butterflies and it’s pretty serious. The butterfly’s population is down due to loss of habitat. Tagging sessions like these […]

Listen: Monarch Butterfly Tagging

Lake Jefferson (just Lake Jeff to its friends) was created nearly 100 years ago when a dam was built with the idea of making hydro-electricity. It took 60 years for that dream to eventually come true. But now, the dam is in need of serious (and expensive) repairs. Save Lake […]

Listen: Raphael Rosenbaum and Meaghan Mullally – Save Lake Jeff