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Environment
17 July 2018 10:37PM

MRS. GREENTHUMBS DAY RETURNS

In 2014, a group of people—mostly gardeners but not all—decided to revive a tradition that had started more than a decade before: Mrs. Greenthumbs Day, honoring the memory of Hudson’s most talented, most exuberant, and most famous gardener, Cassandra Danz, who had…

17 July 2018 12:54PM
Mud Creek Environmental Learning Center

www.facebook.com/MudCreekELC

Columbia County Soil & Water Conservation District reminds you to submit your entries to Mud Creek Birds, a juried photography competition and exhibition that highlights the natural beauty of Mud Creek Environmental Learning Center.

Mud Creek is a unique habitat that is home…

16 July 2018 04:57PM

We had such a blast at our July 14 open day! If you missed it, here’s your next shot! Won’t you join us?

Come spend a few hours walking around and meeting our 80+ horses, ponies, donkeys and mules- most of whom were rescued from slaughter,…

15 July 2018 10:20AM
Richard Moody

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/claverack-take-over-historic-shaw-bridge-490k-contract-be-awarded-airport-hangar

HUDSON — Columbia County may consider transferring ownership of a rare historic bridge in Claverack to the town so that it can be restored for pedestrian traffic.

The Columbia County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to consider a resolution at its full board meeting Wednesday allowing…

13 July 2018 01:21PM
Edna St. Vincent Millay Society

Hiking Steepletop is a special guided tour offers visitors an expanded view of the wonders of Steepletop. Enjoy this tour on Sunday, July 22, 2018 from 10 am to 12 pm.

We will meander through the forest and fields of jazz-age…

13 July 2018 11:49AM
CLC Trust

Join us every Tuesday between June 12 and September 4 for all-levels yoga at Ooms. Classes are from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., and your donations support CLC and Supersoul Yoga.

Supersoul Yoga has teamed up with the Columbia Land Conservancy for the 3rd consecutive year…

13 July 2018 11:39AM
CLC Trust

Join us for a Sip & Snap at Ooms Conservation Area, 480 Rock City Rd in Chatham, at our first-ever Instagram Meetup on Thursday, July 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm. Local refreshments and drinks provided! We’ll stroll around the pond and learn about…

12 July 2018 06:01PM

One year after ten thousand residents across the Hudson Valley and New York State successfully fought against a federal proposal to add over 40 anchorage sites to the Hudson River — thereby preventing it from becoming a fossil fuel highway — a new set of…

12 July 2018 06:01PM

One year after ten thousand residents across the Hudson Valley and New York State successfully fought against a federal proposal to add over 40 anchorage sites to the Hudson River — thereby preventing it from becoming a fossil fuel highway — a new set of…

12 July 2018 06:01PM

One year after ten thousand residents across the Hudson Valley and New York State successfully fought against a federal proposal to add over 40 anchorage sites to the Hudson River — thereby preventing it from becoming a fossil fuel highway — a new set of…

12 July 2018 06:01PM

One year after ten thousand residents across the Hudson Valley and New York State successfully fought against a federal proposal to add over 40 anchorage sites to the Hudson River — thereby preventing it from becoming a fossil fuel highway — a new set of…

12 July 2018 10:04AM
Peter Jung

peoplesriverhistory.us/release/gathering-the-untold-stories-of-vanishing-hudson-river-people/

“A rustic recreated mid-century shanty boat, a daring river voyage on New York’s historic Hudson River, and a meticulous archive of river stories are all part of a compelling art and history project, “A Secret History of American River People.” The journeys are part of…

12 July 2018 10:04AM
Peter Jung

peoplesriverhistory.us/release/gathering-the-untold-stories-of-vanishing-hudson-river-people/

“A rustic recreated mid-century shanty boat, a daring river voyage on New York’s historic Hudson River, and a meticulous archive of river stories are all part of a compelling art and history project, “A Secret History of American River People.” The journeys are part of…

11 July 2018 07:31PM
Peter Jung

www.hudsondri.org

Most of the approved projects in that menu look pretty good to me, but in the first line item, $3.9 million is set aside for streetscape improvements, with reference to ‘truck separation.’ That is likely some kind of effort to facilitate Colarusso’s gravel operation, which…

11 July 2018 03:39PM

Join us in inaugurating Platte Clove as a new site on the Hudson River School Art Trail. Lush with waterfalls and trails, this pristine territory was an important inspiration for artists Thomas Cole, Frederick Church, and Asher B. Durand.

We will be meeting Wednesday, July 18th…

11 July 2018 03:39PM

Join us in inaugurating Platte Clove as a new site on the Hudson River School Art Trail. Lush with waterfalls and trails, this pristine territory was an important inspiration for artists Thomas Cole, Frederick Church, and Asher B. Durand.

We will be meeting Wednesday, July 18th…

10 July 2018 05:01PM
Claverack Library

Thursday – July 19:
Claverack Free Library Summer Reading Program

Learn how soil is formed and what it is made up of with Pamela Price, from the Mud Creek ELC. We will paint and make cactus pet rocks to bring home!

10 July 2018 04:59PM
Claverack Library

Thursday – July 12:
Claverack Free Library Summer Reading Program

Local science teacher, James McDarby, will be at the library with different small animals and reptiles. He will talk about them and how they rely on rocks and soil to survive in their environment.

10 July 2018 12:41PM
Carly Miller

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/update-kinderhook-lake-bloom-advisory-lifted

KINDERHOOK — The Department of Environmental Conservation ended its health advisory for “Harmful Algal Blooms” on the Kinderhook Lake on Friday, after a busy schedule of boating events in the water July 4.

The state lifted the advisory, which was issued June 29, after visiting the…

10 July 2018 10:57AM

About Our Chapter: as Citizens’ Climate Lobby members, we work to build the political will to solve climate change problems. We talk with neighbors, friends, and local officials about how national and state climate action can ensure a healthy future and strengthen the American…

9 July 2018 06:59PM
Amanda Purcell

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/public-have-its-say-proposed-bike-trail

HUDSON – The public will get a chance to speak Monday about a proposed bike trail through the city.

It is part of the Empire State Trail, an initiative by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to create a statewide trail system — a 750-mile bike trail and walking…

9 July 2018 02:08PM
Mud Creek Environmental Learning Center

www.facebook.com/MudcreekELC

Meet the North American Porcupine!
July 20 2018 – 700 pm

Columbia County Soil & Water Conservation District
1024 State Route 66, Ghent, NY 12075
www.facebook.com/MudcreekELC

Protecting the North American Porcupine

Columbia County Soil and Water Conservation District invites you to visit Mud Creek Environmental Learning Center to…

6 July 2018 03:58PM
Walking the dog Theater

www.wtdevents.org

During AUGUST 2018
at the Hannaford store located at:
32 State Route 82, Hudson NY,
the Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program will be
focused on supporting Walking the Dog Theater!

Every time you purchase the green Community bag, ​a $1 donation will be made to WALKING THE DOG THEATER! You…

6 July 2018 11:54AM
Enid Futterman-2

www.nytimes.com/2018/06/26/opinion/farming-organic-nature-movement.html

I’d never heard the term ‘agroecology’ before and wondered if it was any different from sustainable and/or regenerative agriculture, which are pretty much the same thing, and include such subsets as local, organic, biodynamic, and the like. But apparently, agroecology is bigger and more ambitious.…

5 July 2018 09:58AM
Richard Moody

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/ancram-planners-hold-hearing-personal-solar-array

ANCRAM — The town planning board scheduled a public hearing to solicit comment on a local homeowner’s application for a special use permit to install pole-mounted solar panels.

The planning board hearing at the town hall Thursday at 7 p.m. will convene to discuss Ian Hague’s…

 

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