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Environment
2 July 2020 03:54PM
Bill Williams

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/rattlesnake-relocated-from-copake-home/article_830977e0-24bb-5e70-a970-f03733fad190.html

COPAKE — A stray timber rattlesnake that found its way to a Copake home was returned to the wilderness by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation officers, DEC spokesman Kevin Frasier said.

Conservation Officer Jeff Cox received a call on June 20 from a concerned…

2 July 2020 11:55AM
Bill Williams

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/columbiacounty/discovery-of-asbestos-halts-trail-project/article_f45c8a9e-2132-5c8b-9887-ad44261b3393.html

HUDSON — The discovery of asbestos in an old water drainage system on Harry Howard Avenue, has halted work temporarily on the Empire State Trail project, according to Hudson Department of Public Works Supervisor Rob Perry.

As part of the construction project for the new trail,…

29 June 2020 11:03PM
John Cody

6/29/2020 2 photos

29 June 2020 08:01PM
Sarah Trafton

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/bike-trail-in-sprint-to-finish/article_8dd13daf-74fc-5c2c-8e10-756c12d7be35.html

WINDHAM — Plans to expand a popular community trail in the name of increasing access to nature and connecting the public to the outdoors received a positive response from the Batavia Kill Watershed District board.

Opened in 2013, the Windham Path is a 1.5-mile loop with…

29 June 2020 02:21PM

Columbia Land Conservancy, PS21, and library partners join together to provide fun outdoor opportunities!

Ready to take storytime outside? Take a StoryWalk! The Columbia Land Conservancy is partnering with the Columbia County Library Association and others to install StoryWalks on publicly-accessible land.

CLC is installing StoryWalks…

28 June 2020 10:16PM
Linda Mussmann

Adele Armour is one of over 1700 residents who lives along the Gravel Truck Route here in Hudson, NY — She asks for the Hudson Planning Board to give a permit to Colarusso to build a new route through their own property AND use the…

26 June 2020 08:03PM
Art Bassin

www.columbiapaper.com/2020/06/ancram-logs-rickety-structures/

ANCRAM—Most people know about Santa’s Naughty List.

At its June 18 monthly meeting, the Ancram Town Board heard about a similar kind of list contained in a book called, “Unsafe and Dilapidated Structures.”
The Ancram list is not about recalcitrant children, but it is about out-of-control structures…

24 June 2020 09:57PM
John Cody

On the river 6/24/20 2 photos

23 June 2020 10:51PM
John Cody

And a sliver of the moon. 2 photos

22 June 2020 10:07PM
John Cody

At the Hudson waterfront. 6/22/2020

22 June 2020 10:00PM
22 June 2020 10:00PM
22 June 2020 12:44PM

thomascole.org/catskillcreekpreserve/?mc_cid=3524b88f0e&mc_eid=6bd3c42dd7

Scenic Hudson and Greene Land Trust preserved 144 acres along Catskill Creek, a landscape that Thomas Cole treasured deeply and painted more than any other subject. Nearly 200 years after Cole walked and sketched along the Creek, you can discover the same landscape on a…

21 June 2020 10:11PM
John Cody

At North Bay in Hudson. 6/21/2020

21 June 2020 08:59AM
John Cody

In Hudson. 6/20/2020

20 June 2020 12:48PM
Josh Lipsman

www.hudsonriverwise.org

Next Wednesday, June 24, around 5pm, the Apollonia and the Solaris will dock at Athens Riverfront Park.

The Apollonia is the Hudson Valley’s largest carbon-neutral
merchant vessel. It is powered by the wind and used vegetable oil.

Solaris is the only US Coast Guard-approved 100% solar-
powered passenger vessel…

19 June 2020 11:05PM
John Cody

At Promenade Hill in Hudson. 6/19/20

19 June 2020 09:59AM
Gina Hyams

www.spencertownacademy.org

Spencertown, New York– Spencertown Academy Arts Center presents a virtual talk by Robert Clyde Anderson titled “Naturalistic Planting on a Domestic Scale” on Sunday, June 28 at 4:00 via Zoom. The lecture will be about an hour, followed by a Q&A with participants. Tickets are…

19 June 2020 08:08AM

MILLS PARK AND THE VLY – A HISTORY OF CHANGE AND RENEWAL
From Livestock Meadow to Industrial Site to Grassy Space to Butterfly Habitat to Village Gateway, Bike Trail, and Sustainable Biodiverse Meadow

Over the years, Mills Park and The Vly have evolved as community assets. In…

16 June 2020 10:16PM
John Cody

In Hudson 6/16/2020

16 June 2020 12:26PM
Olana State Historic Site

Book an all new Olana Outdoor Tour for this weekend. We’re so excited to welcome the public back for landscape tours again! Join us for a guided walking tour or electric carriage tour of Olana’s Historic Landscape and discover the views that inspired world-famous artist…

16 June 2020 12:26PM
Olana State Historic Site

Book an all new Olana Outdoor Tour for this weekend. We’re so excited to welcome the public back for landscape tours again! Join us for a guided walking tour or electric carriage tour of Olana’s Historic Landscape and discover the views that inspired world-famous artist…

16 June 2020 12:26PM
Olana State Historic Site

Book an all new Olana Outdoor Tour for this weekend. We’re so excited to welcome the public back for landscape tours again! Join us for a guided walking tour or electric carriage tour of Olana’s Historic Landscape and discover the views that inspired world-famous artist…

16 June 2020 12:26PM
Olana State Historic Site

Book an all new Olana Outdoor Tour for this weekend. We’re so excited to welcome the public back for landscape tours again! Join us for a guided walking tour or electric carriage tour of Olana’s Historic Landscape and discover the views that inspired world-famous artist…

15 June 2020 11:38AM
Melanie Lekocevic

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/columbiacounty/officials-want-amtrak-to-preserve-river-access/article_3f56a4d6-a33a-5a1e-997f-be3a25ea5462.html

GERMANTOWN — U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado, D-19, is among a trio of officials in Washington calling on Amtrak to preserve community access to the Hudson River when a controversial fencing project moves forward.

Plans have been in the works for two years to upgrade fencing around…

 

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