Artists combine science and aesthetics to showcase the voices of local waters. By Chloe Bennett What would rivers and lakes say if they could speak? Maybe they would recount their rich histories or share the wisdom from local wildlife. Some … [Read more...] about Can art encourage stewardship of North Country waters?
Companies and individuals benefit from carbon credit projects in the park, but some say the practice is deceptive. By Chloe Bennett Adirondack trees have a long history of providing income for forest industries. Before the formation of the … [Read more...] about Carbon offsets and the value of Adirondack trees
Inaugural youth program culminates in trip to John Brown Farm By Chloe Bennett Standing in a field at the John Brown Farm State Historic Site, teenagers from New York City aged 14 to 19 listened carefully to an impassioned speech by Aaron Mair, … [Read more...] about The heart of Timbuctoo: Students explore connections between climate, social justice
After severe weather, a call for climate-resilient infrastructure By Chloe Bennett Rain showers over the North Country caused a flood watch warning in some Adirondack counties including Clinton and Essex on Tuesday. The weather is the latest in … [Read more...] about How wet was July? Record-breaking
Answer: Not likely. But it depends on how wet - or dry - the conditions are By Chloe Bennett In April, hundreds of New Jersey residents were evacuated from a fire that ripped through almost 4,000 acres. The wildfire ignited in the Pine Barrens … [Read more...] about Wildfires: Are Adirondack forests at risk of burning?
Although Earth recently experienced some of the hottest documented years, scientists say it was in a cooling period with the naturally occurring La Niña weather pattern. Now, an opposing El Niño could boost warming temperatures further. The … [Read more...] about What this year’s El Niño means for the Adirondacks