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Environment
3 December 2021 05:00PM

On a windy day in early September, I learned that glyphosate, the active ingredient in RoundUp and other herbicides, is routinely sprayed in waterways feeding into the Hudson.

If that’s enough to galvanize you, send a public comment right now to: [email protected]dec.ny.gov. …

3 December 2021 07:50AM
Natasha Vaughn-Holdridge

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/columbiacounty/hecate-gives-soft-date-for-filing-vows-transparency/article_f8994ae0-9a57-5fb0-a510-08b16f9b2ace.html

HILLSDALE — Hecate Energy officials intend to file an application with the state to begin the company’s solar project in Copake but gave a soft date for the filing and said they have been transparent with the community about their plans.

Hecate Energy held an informational…

3 December 2021 07:50AM
Natasha Vaughn-Holdridge

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/columbiacounty/hecate-gives-soft-date-for-filing-vows-transparency/article_f8994ae0-9a57-5fb0-a510-08b16f9b2ace.html

HILLSDALE — Hecate Energy officials intend to file an application with the state to begin the company’s solar project in Copake but gave a soft date for the filing and said they have been transparent with the community about their plans.

Hecate Energy held an informational…

3 December 2021 07:50AM
Natasha Vaughn-Holdridge

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/columbiacounty/hecate-gives-soft-date-for-filing-vows-transparency/article_f8994ae0-9a57-5fb0-a510-08b16f9b2ace.html

HILLSDALE — Hecate Energy officials intend to file an application with the state to begin the company’s solar project in Copake but gave a soft date for the filing and said they have been transparent with the community about their plans.

Hecate Energy held an informational…

3 December 2021 07:29AM
Natasha Vaughn-Holdridge

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/nystate/mettler-we-made-no-concessions-to-hecate/article_03a1dc53-160c-5183-b8e6-258b4bbefc

COPAKE — Opponents of the Shepherd’s Run solar farm urged locals at a meeting Monday to ask questions and voice concerns.

The proposed project has been a controversial topic in the community for more than two years. Its size and site plan have changed a number…

3 December 2021 07:29AM
Natasha Vaughn-Holdridge

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/nystate/mettler-we-made-no-concessions-to-hecate/article_03a1dc53-160c-5183-b8e6-258b4bbefc

COPAKE — Opponents of the Shepherd’s Run solar farm urged locals at a meeting Monday to ask questions and voice concerns.

The proposed project has been a controversial topic in the community for more than two years. Its size and site plan have changed a number…

3 December 2021 07:29AM
Natasha Vaughn-Holdridge

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/nystate/mettler-we-made-no-concessions-to-hecate/article_03a1dc53-160c-5183-b8e6-258b4bbefc

COPAKE — Opponents of the Shepherd’s Run solar farm urged locals at a meeting Monday to ask questions and voice concerns.

The proposed project has been a controversial topic in the community for more than two years. Its size and site plan have changed a number…

29 November 2021 03:29PM

Who cares about Pigeons? Maybe you hate them, maybe you adore them, or you may just be apathic toward pigeons. However you feel about these misunderstood birds, they have played an important role in history, and can be found on every continent but Antarctica. Join…

29 November 2021 03:28PM

The Columbia and Dutchess Land Conservancies have joined forces for another season to promote virtual connection and reading good books!

Where the Wild Books Are meets December 14 via Zoom from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. December’s featured book is Naturalist by E.O. Wilson.

In Naturalist,…

27 November 2021 04:19PM
Sam Raudins

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/columbiacounty/developers-eye-landfill-for-solar-farm/article_239dba06-aaf7-5562-8cc2-5ba80d8dfbed.html

HUDSON — The Common Council has three developers interested in building a solar farm in the city.

Nexamp, BQ Energy Development LLC and AC Power submitted expressions of interest in Hudson’s proposed solar farm. However, all three developers suggested using the the capped landfill, which…

22 November 2021 09:40AM
The Olana Partnership at Olana State Historic Site

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Saturday, November 27 | 3:00 – 4:00 PM

Gather round this Thanksgiving weekend to hear folktales from far and wide! Just as Frederic Church gained artistic inspiration from his travels, use your imagination to explore the world through stories. Celebrate the spirit of the season and…

20 November 2021 11:15PM
Ralph Gardner Jr.

When Greta Schiller suggested we meet at the Bartlett House to discuss “The Land of Azaba,” her latest documentary, about Europe’s largest ecological restoration project in western Spain, I was, frankly, concerned.

Saturdays at noon is the cafe’s peak period, and I’d foolishly offered that if…

20 November 2021 11:15PM
Ralph Gardner Jr.

When Greta Schiller suggested we meet at the Bartlett House to discuss “The Land of Azaba,” her latest documentary, about Europe’s largest ecological restoration project in western Spain, I was, frankly, concerned.

Saturdays at noon is the cafe’s peak period, and I’d foolishly offered that if…

20 November 2021 11:15PM
Ralph Gardner Jr.

When Greta Schiller suggested we meet at the Bartlett House to discuss “The Land of Azaba,” her latest documentary, about Europe’s largest ecological restoration project in western Spain, I was, frankly, concerned.

Saturdays at noon is the cafe’s peak period, and I’d foolishly offered that if…

12 November 2021 09:33PM
Sam Raudins

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/columbiacounty/council-to-hear-interest-in-solar-farm-development/article_7a50d062-3d6d-50e2-9cd2-38a08cdf4dfd.html

HUDSON — The Hudson Common Council on Nov. 19 will hear three proposals for interest in a potential solar farm.

The Common Council will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. to consider presentations of three proposals. The request for expressions of interest submission deadline was…

10 November 2021 11:52PM

www.berkshirebotanical.org/events/6th-annual-rooted-place-ecological-gardening-symposium

Sunday, November 14 @ 1 pm
FREE, Reservations required

6th Annual Rooted in Place Ecological Gardening Symposium

How A Place-Based Garden Culture of Care Strengthens Places and Their People: Presented by Jennifer Jewell, this program will explore the philosophy of the Cultivating Place podcast that gardens/gardeners…

9 November 2021 09:23AM
Claverack Library

Please visit https://clctrust.org/event/explorer-backpack7/ to register.

9 November 2021 08:11AM

This month’s chapter meeting on Zoom is on Monday, November 15, 6-7pm: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2246083231?pwd=Uk4wdytQTFJveHk0MEIyR3pzY0lydz09 Passcode: 12517
by phone: 1-929-205-6099 (Meeting ID: 224 608 3231 Passcode: 12517)

The meeting takes place the day after our weekend national conference, “Grit and Gratitude.” To learn more…

9 November 2021 08:11AM

This month’s chapter meeting on Zoom is on Monday, November 15, 6-7pm: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2246083231?pwd=Uk4wdytQTFJveHk0MEIyR3pzY0lydz09 Passcode: 12517
by phone: 1-929-205-6099 (Meeting ID: 224 608 3231 Passcode: 12517)

The meeting takes place the day after our weekend national conference, “Grit and Gratitude.” To learn more…

9 November 2021 08:11AM

This month’s chapter meeting on Zoom is on Monday, November 15, 6-7pm: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2246083231?pwd=Uk4wdytQTFJveHk0MEIyR3pzY0lydz09 Passcode: 12517
by phone: 1-929-205-6099 (Meeting ID: 224 608 3231 Passcode: 12517)

The meeting takes place the day after our weekend national conference, “Grit and Gratitude.” To learn more…

9 November 2021 08:11AM

This month’s chapter meeting on Zoom is on Monday, November 15, 6-7pm: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2246083231?pwd=Uk4wdytQTFJveHk0MEIyR3pzY0lydz09 Passcode: 12517
by phone: 1-929-205-6099 (Meeting ID: 224 608 3231 Passcode: 12517)

The meeting takes place the day after our weekend national conference, “Grit and Gratitude.” To learn more…

7 November 2021 07:35AM
Buddhist Action Coalition

mailchi.mp/722c1b5a4c21/environmental-crisis-forum-plan-for-local-action-5222725

Gather at West Capitol Park at 11:30… rally will begin at noon

March to Governor’s Mansion at 12:30

As part of a statewide effort led by the NY Renews coalition, Citizen Action and other organizations are planning an action in Albany on Saturday, November 13th to make…

7 November 2021 07:35AM
Buddhist Action Coalition

mailchi.mp/722c1b5a4c21/environmental-crisis-forum-plan-for-local-action-5222725

Gather at West Capitol Park at 11:30… rally will begin at noon

March to Governor’s Mansion at 12:30

As part of a statewide effort led by the NY Renews coalition, Citizen Action and other organizations are planning an action in Albany on Saturday, November 13th to make…

4 November 2021 03:35PM

Recently there was a raft of headline-making stories about the extinction of numerous animal species in America and around the world. We all know it’s a daily ongoing process, yet most of us pay little attention to it until the next big headline is forced…

4 November 2021 03:35PM

Recently there was a raft of headline-making stories about the extinction of numerous animal species in America and around the world. We all know it’s a daily ongoing process, yet most of us pay little attention to it until the next big headline is forced…

 

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