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Overfishing in the Atlantic
by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Fri Nov 13th, 2015

It’s late autumn, so the season for bottom trawling has begun in Cobscook Bay, in eastern Maine. First, fishermen pursue sea urchins and later scallops. I am a fan of...

by Dianne Engleke in Environment
Tue Nov 10th, 2015

Eastern Chipmunks waste no time in storing food for Winter, filing their expanding pouches with nuts, acorns and birdseed.

In the Ozone
by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Sat Nov 7th, 2015

I was hoping to report some good news on the ozone hole, which appears each year over Antarctica early in October, the austral spring. After all, it’s been more than...

by Dianne Engleke in Environment
Sat Nov 7th, 2015

 Percheron colt from Hibernia Hill Farm, Clinton Corners, NY. He and his mom were at the Dutchess County Fair Draft Horse Show.

by Dianne Engleke in Environment
Thu Nov 5th, 2015

New England Asters add touches of blue and purple to the fall landscape, blooming until there's a hard freeze.

by Antonia Shoumatoff in Environment
Thu Nov 5th, 2015

Millerton has moved from proclaiming the dangers of climate change to doing domething about it. On October 20 the Moviehouse showed This Changes Everything, a film based on the book...

by Antonia Shoumatoff in Environment
Sun Nov 1st, 2015

Three locations are being considered for new cell towers in Amenia. The first monopole proposed is located at 67 Kent Road in South Amenia, by SBA Communications, and would provide...

by Dianne Engleke in Environment
Mon Oct 26th, 2015

The winter birds are returning, and the photo backgrounds are no longer green. I saw the bobcat here today, under the deck stashing a kill on the stone ledge.....preparing for...

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