By Tim Rowland If voters cooperate, in less than a year New York could begin girding for climate change with a well-funded wave of projects designed to protect the state’s woods, wildlife, waters and communities from increasingly severe storms and … [Read more...] about ‘Mother Nature’ bonds proposed at critical time for New York’s climate resilience, backers say
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