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NARROWSBURG, NY — Once upon a time, the U.S. government paid young men and WWI veterans to plant trees. It paid them to build firebreaks, fire towers and access roads. They built national … more
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HONESDALE, PA  — It’s required some modifications from the original plan, but locals can still expect to see solar panels atop the Stourbridge Project in Honesdale in the near … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — If there’s one thing Sullivan County has, it’s water. “Hydro has always played a role in New York State’s development,” said Heather … more
NEW YORK STATE — The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) released its first white paper on the Clean Energy Standard to Implement New York’s Climate Leadership and Community … more
You’ve probably seen it, drifting gently on the breeze: COVID trash. There’s the PPE, abandoned, maybe because people were worried about bringing it home and putting it in their … more
Memories of the inaugural celebration in 1970 From Shaun Sensiba of the Basket Historical Society in Long Eddy, NY: I was only six and in first grade, but I can tell you what I did on the first … more
On the first Earth Day 50 years ago, citizens of all ages and political persuasions came together to make the case for protecting the air, water and other species. Virtually no one had even heard of … more
“One small thing,” Larry Reeger said, “one small virus, and the world slowed.” For Reeger, sustainability coordinator and associate professor of green building and … more
ONLINE — What does the future look like for the sustainability movement? This month’s "Community Conversation" will explore the possibilities. Join SUNY Sullivan Associate Professor … more
ONLINE — The Penn State Extension is offering a catalogue of classes for free, with 60 days to access the content, if you register by April 30, and many that are being offered work toward a … more
The good news is that, with the human pause caused by the coronavirus, the earth is recovering. Fossil fuel use is down. Air quality is up. People are seeing mountains that they haven’t seen … more
REGION — As a result of the pandemic, many garden seed companies have been wiped out of stock. In such uncertain times, it is comforting to take control over one essential part of life: our … more
REGION — Imagine a building designed and constructed to function as elegantly and efficiently as a flower, a building informed by its bioregion’s characteristics, that generates all of its own … more
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