Legacy

Hudson River Ghost Fleet Lives on in Hazy Memories

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the Hudson River National Defense Reserve Fleet — sometimes called the Mothball Fleet or the Ghost Fleet — which took up a big chunk of the estuary between Stony Point...
Community

The Valley’s Asian Heritage-Farm Connection

Amos Kim’s family jokes that he has a “heavy hand” when it comes to working the family farm. They purchased their 41 acres in Cambridge, Washington County, in 2012 to grow Korean heirloom ingredients, like specialty strains of zucchini, green...
Alerts

The Shad Are Running — But for How Much Longer?

April usually marks the beginning of the shad run in the Hudson River, when adult males and females begin journeying from their haunts in the Atlantic Ocean — somewhere between Canada’s Bay of Fundy and the Virginia coast — to...
Community

Next-Level Strategies to Reduce Waste

You’ve already brought reusable mugs, purchased locally in bulk and maybe even started composting. Now New York sustainability and travel blogger Kemi Ebah, who tries to maintain her low-waste lifestyle on frequent Hudson Valley jaunts, has ideas for taking your...
Monitor

#WildlifeLove: Rethinking the Humble Beaver

Beavers figured prominently in North America’s past — they were appreciated by Indigenous people for millennia, and are the main reason the Dutch chose the Hudson Valley to settle. Yet they could play an even bigger role in our future....