Tomorrow

Hounding Out Invasive Species in the Hudson Valley

The next time you’re hiking in the Lower Hudson Valley, be on the lookout for two of the region’s newest conservation professionals. You’ll recognize Dia, a peanut butter-colored American Field Labrador, and Fagen, a Belgian Malinois with ears that stick...
Alerts

#WildlifeLove: 12 Facts About Fishers

Our trail camera at Shaupeneak Ridge recently captured a rare photo of a fisher. It’s one of the valley’s lesser-known mammals, and what you think you know about it might be wrong. To get you up to speed, here are a dozen...
Community

Eating Farm-to-Table All Winter Long

One of the true joys of living in the Hudson Valley is ample access to local farms, especially during growing season. But even in cold months, it’s becoming increasingly easier to eat locally, particularly if you don’t approach sourcing local...
Legacy

FDR’s Deft Civil Rights Advocate, Elizabeth McDuffie

Shortly after Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt moved into the White House in 1933, leaving behind the family’s beloved home on the Hudson River, Elizabeth “Lizzie” McDuffie arrived there as well. Hired as a maid, McDuffie was actually a college graduate...
Tomorrow

Future Forward: Clean Energy

Sometimes we’re told change will take decades, even generations. Then world-shaking events like the COVID-19 pandemic show us it really can happen in a hurry. Such is the case with climate change — too often, we’ve been told that altering...
Tomorrow

How to Compost Smart in the Hudson Valley

During the pandemic, many of us have had more time to focus on feathering our nests — and making them more sustainable, from gardening to composting. “The pandemic has dramatically raised the awareness and concern over how much food goes to...
Tomorrow

Future Forward: Land + Water

Sometimes we’re told change will take decades, even generations. Then world-shaking events like the COVID-19 pandemic show us it really can happen in a hurry. Such is the case with climate change — too often, we’ve been told that altering...
Tomorrow

Future Forward: Sustainable Agriculture

Sometimes we’re told change will take decades, even generations. Then world-shaking events like the COVID-19 pandemic show us it really can happen in a hurry. Such is the case with climate change — too often, we’ve been told that altering...
Tomorrow

Solar Meets Sheep (and Bees, and More)

The second word in “solar farm” can sound like a misnomer. Often solar panels sit on former agricultural land, but aren’t what we’d otherwise think of as a farm. Agrivoltaics aims to change that by hosting PV panels and agriculture...