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by Dianne Engleke in Environment
Wed Dec 21st, 2016

Welcoming a new Holstein calf at Willow Brook, the Beneke family farm in Millerton, NY

Citizen Scientist
by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Tue Dec 20th, 2016

“When you hear a scientist talk about ‘peer review’ you should reach for your Browning.”

                                 James Delingpole, writing for Breitbart, 28 October 2016

 

We should all hope this is...

by Dianne Engleke in Environment
Thu Dec 15th, 2016

The seeds for another year of Common Milkweed are disbursed on a sunny November day. This native wildflower is the sole food source for the Monarch Butterfly caterpillar.

Citizen Scientist
by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Tue Dec 13th, 2016

More than 25 years ago, David Rind of NASA published a paper with compelling logic about the effects of global warming on drought.  He noted that most of the water that...

by Stephen Kaye in Environment
Mon Dec 12th, 2016

On November 8, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), at COP 22 (Conference of the Parties), reported that the past five years have been the hottest on record; each year was...

by Dianne Engleke in Environment
Thu Dec 8th, 2016

Brightly colored boats are stacked up for the Winter at Lake Wononscopomuc, Lakeville, CT.

Citizen Scientist
by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Mon Dec 5th, 2016

It’s mid-December and time for the annual question: Should we get an artificial Christmas tree this year?  With so much interest in carbon sequestration and high energy costs, what are...

Thu Dec 1st, 2016

Winter sees visits by far northern gulls. The Iceland Gull here can be found in mixed flocks of resident Ring-billed and Herring Gulls. Composting facilities and garbage dumps are good...

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