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by Dianne Engleke in Environment
Mon Dec 28th, 2015

The Red Squirrel is hard to miss! A loud insistent chatter and streak of acrobatic red announce the animal's presence. White pine cones are the favorite food, but acorns and hickory nuts...

by Dianne Engleke in Environment
Mon Dec 21st, 2015

The White-breasted Nuthatch is a neatly- attired miniature acrobat, often going head first down a tree. A year-round resident, the bird gets its common name from the habit of jamming large nuts...

by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Mon Dec 21st, 2015

It used to be that young children wondered about the reality of Santa Claus. Would Santa show up on Christmas Eve?  And parents turned the whole controversy to good

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by Stephen Kaye in Environment
Tue Dec 15th, 2015

The Hudson valley has a new environmental threat: a proposed pipeline that would carry Baakan crude oil from Albany to Linden, New Jersey down the corridor of the New York...

Urban growth and energy consumption
by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Tue Dec 15th, 2015

Sprawl follows the growth of cities worldwide. An estimated 54% of us now live in urban areas, which are expected to grow dramatically in the next few decades. Prudential

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by Dianne Engleke in Environment
Mon Dec 14th, 2015

Holiday decorations, Sycamore-style, along the Housatonic River

But not right here?
by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Tue Dec 8th, 2015

When large wind energy are proposed—offshore Nantucket or in eastern Maine, there is often immediate objection from the neighbors.   This is a classic case of NIMBY—the “not in my backyard”...

by Dianne Engleke in Environment
Mon Dec 7th, 2015

Growing fast, a fall British White calf at Jason Culver's Farmscapes in Millerton

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