By Gwendolyn Craig ALBANY -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo presented the state’s approximately $178 billion proposed budget for 2021 on Tuesday, with millions focused on projects in the Adirondacks and a five-year, $33 billion plan to combat climate … [Read more...] about Cuomo budget prioritizes fight against climate change
Halloween storm of historic proportions got Adirondackers planning for more severe rainstorms in an unsettled climate By TIM ROWLAND Having paid rapt attention to the weather reports during the final week of October, Greg … [Read more...] about The Adirondack flood of the future?
"Crowding." "Day use." "Overuse." "Traffic management." Whatever you want to call it -- even if you just call it a lot of people enjoying nature -- the effort to understand and plan for the rising number of people driving to and hiking … [Read more...] about 2019 Adirondack stories of the year
By BEN WESTCOTT Young people have convened in Saranac Lake on Tuesday evenings this fall to converse about ways to combat climate change. The meetings are at the Saranac Lake Free Library or Lake Flower Landing, and generally attract about a dozen … [Read more...] about New Sunrise hub in Saranac Lake plans Plattsburgh ‘strike’
By BEN WESTCOTT About 250 people participated in climate-action workshops at the Wild Center’s two-day 11th annual Youth Climate Summit last week. Speakers included Curt Stager, a natural sciences professor at Paul Smith’s College, and Rachel … [Read more...] about Wild Center’s Youth Climate Summit encourages students to bring plans home to their schools and communities
By BEN WESTCOTT Plans are in the works for a new climate change exhibition at the Wild Center in Tupper Lake. “Solutions: Voices from the Frontlines of Climate Change” will launch in June of 2021. Now in development, it is intended as a … [Read more...] about Wild Center plans to promote local climate solutions