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24 January 2022 04:27PM

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 February 8 via Zoom from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. February’s featured book is The Invention of Nature: Alexander…

24 January 2022 04:26PM

Not sure how to tell North from South? Get nervous if you need to read a map? Join the Columbia Land Conservancy and Sarah Katan to learn more about orienteering – the art and science of reading a map and finding your way on the…

18 January 2022 02:06PM

Thanks to the generosity and good stewardship of landowner Helene D. Jaffe, 152 acres adjacent to Lake Taghkanic State Park was recently acquired by the Columbia Land Conservancy (CLC). Contingent upon all necessary approvals by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and…

16 January 2022 06:02PM
Bill Williams

www.hudsonvalley360.com/top_story/frozen-sprinkler-system-causes-ceiling-water-damage-at-columbia-memorial/article_8f6efbf2-76f9-11ec-9d6d-632ed89b6c5a.html

HUDSON— A section of Columbia Memorial Health was closed off Sunday morning after the hospital’s sprinkler system froze as a result of a power outage, which caused ceiling flooding.

Part of the hospital’s emergency department and the imaging areas were affected by the water damage, CMH…

16 January 2022 12:07PM

Every Sunday at 3 pm, writer/filmmaker Jon Bowermaster hosts “The Green Radio Hour with Jon Bowermaster” on Radio Kingston, featuring conversations with local green thinkers and doers and voices from around the globe.

1490 AM, 107. FM, streaming live and archived always @radiokingston.org

15 January 2022 07:43PM
Ralph Gardner Jr.

With apologies to T.S. Eliot in “The Wasteland” January, not April, is the cruelest month. The holidays and their celebrations, the food and lights, are over and spring is still far in the future. Hope seems to require a leap of faith, especially in the…

15 January 2022 07:43PM
Ralph Gardner Jr.

With apologies to T.S. Eliot in “The Wasteland” January, not April, is the cruelest month. The holidays and their celebrations, the food and lights, are over and spring is still far in the future. Hope seems to require a leap of faith, especially in the…

11 January 2022 03:04PM

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Have you ever wondered what our wildlife neighbors are doing when we’re not watching? Join CLC and wildlife camera specialist Sally Naser, of CR Wildlife Cams to learn how trail cameras work, tips on where to set them up and how to get started in…

11 January 2022 12:43PM

The Columbia Land Conservancy has received a grant of over $3,000,000 from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Water Quality Improvement Project Grant Program. The Water Quality Improvement Project (WQIP) program is a competitive, reimbursement grant program that funds projects that directly address…

10 January 2022 11:54AM
The Spark of Hudson

This Saturday, January 15 at 3pm via Youtube Livestream, The Spark of Hudson welcomes Leah Hamilton, the lead researcher for HudsonUP, our on-going Universal Basic Income pilot program. HudsonUP has recently published their findings one year into the project that supports 75 local families with…

9 January 2022 01:11PM

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/athens-awarded-clean-energy-funding/article_17e69e81-2659-52de-a122-4020953e13b8.html

ATHENS — The Village of Athens is primed to receive $20,000 in clean energy funding from the state after the municipality took steps to become a Climate Smart Community this year.

As part of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) Clean Energy…

6 January 2022 11:52AM
The Olana Partnership at Olana State Historic Site

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Tuesday, January 11 | 6PM-7PM

This webinar is designed for members of The Olana Partnership and will be recorded and available for viewing later. To become a member, visit www.olana.org/membership.

Learn more about the introduction, spread, and management of invasive species during this virtual webinar.…

5 January 2022 06:48PM
Riley Johndonnell

HUDSON VALLEY—Scenic Hudson released the following statement about Governor Kathy Hochul’s State of the State Address. The governor proposed a $4 billion Clean Water, Clean Air and Green Jobs Environmental Bond Act that will provide support essential to advance the goals of the Climate Action…

5 January 2022 06:48PM
Riley Johndonnell

HUDSON VALLEY—Scenic Hudson released the following statement about Governor Kathy Hochul’s State of the State Address. The governor proposed a $4 billion Clean Water, Clean Air and Green Jobs Environmental Bond Act that will provide support essential to advance the goals of the Climate Action…

2 January 2022 11:54AM
IMBY

Governor Kathy Hochul has signed a legislative package that included eight different bills to protect New York State’s environment. New efforts range from eliminating plastic waste to ensuring the state’s commitment to clean water and an atmosphere free of chemical contaminants.

“Climate change and pollution…

2 January 2022 11:54AM
IMBY

Governor Kathy Hochul has signed a legislative package that included eight different bills to protect New York State’s environment. New efforts range from eliminating plastic waste to ensuring the state’s commitment to clean water and an atmosphere free of chemical contaminants.

“Climate change and pollution…

2 January 2022 11:52AM
Riley Johndonnell

HUDSON VALLEY — Scenic Hudson praises Gov. Kathy Hochul for signing the Soil Health and Climate Resiliency Act.

President Ned Sullivan said, “The future of the Hudson Valley depends on protecting the ability of our farms to produce food and contribute to the region’s economy,…

28 December 2021 10:18AM
The Olana Partnership at Olana State Historic Site

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Saturday, January 1 | 10:00-11:00AM & 1:00-2:00PM

Celebrate the New Year with expansive views! Learn more about Olana and its artist-designed landscape on this special First Day Hike.

FREE. Limited capacity, advance registration required. For more information please contact [email protected]olana.org or call (518) 751-6938.

25 December 2021 02:00PM

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/catskill-cairo-get-2-2m-for-bridge-projects/article_16caa12b-ca48-5ed6-b439-525daee9cd53.html

CATSKILL — Cairo and Catskill will see major bridge and culvert replacement projects in the coming year after receiving state grants to replace aging infrastructure.

As part of the Bridge NY grant program, the state has awarded $216.2 million in funding to 88 municipalities across the…

21 December 2021 11:53AM

clctrust.org/event/booksjan/

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 January 11 via Zoom from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. December’s featured book is Earth Keeper: Reflections on American…

20 December 2021 06:53PM
John Cody

It was a beauty!! 12/20/21

16 December 2021 05:21PM

www.cityandstateny.com/politics/2021/12/lawmakers-hochul-expand-public-renewable-power/359906/

What follows is the text of a letter sent to Governor Hochul from over 50 New York State legislators on the need to enact the NY Build Public Renewables Act to combat climate change.

The letter is the subject of an article in City and State,…

16 December 2021 05:21PM

www.cityandstateny.com/politics/2021/12/lawmakers-hochul-expand-public-renewable-power/359906/

What follows is the text of a letter sent to Governor Hochul from over 50 New York State legislators on the need to enact the NY Build Public Renewables Act to combat climate change.

The letter is the subject of an article in City and State,…

16 December 2021 05:21PM

www.cityandstateny.com/politics/2021/12/lawmakers-hochul-expand-public-renewable-power/359906/

What follows is the text of a letter sent to Governor Hochul from over 50 New York State legislators on the need to enact the NY Build Public Renewables Act to combat climate change.

The letter is the subject of an article in City and State,…

16 December 2021 05:21PM

www.cityandstateny.com/politics/2021/12/lawmakers-hochul-expand-public-renewable-power/359906/

What follows is the text of a letter sent to Governor Hochul from over 50 New York State legislators on the need to enact the NY Build Public Renewables Act to combat climate change.

The letter is the subject of an article in City and State,…

 

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