Know a Rockland County resident who’s been good to Mother Nature? The county’s Division of Environmental Resources is accepting nominations for its annual Outstanding Environmental Volunteer Award. The deadline to submit nominations is Mar 28.
by Richard Kavesh With Spring right around the corner, it’s a good time to think green. Next weekend begins daylight savings time, Spring begins in two weeks and Nyack’s April 18-25 Earth Day follows shortly thereafter. It’s a good time to act green, too. Nyack residents can get in on[...]
Ever wonder which birds stay put when their brethren take flight? The Nyack Backyard blog is participating in Project Feederwatch, a winter-long survey of birds to determine how the species that stay are being affected by the changes in the environment. It’s a joint effort of Cornell Lab of Ornithology,[...]
Announcing a brand new breed of Mommy support groups. West Nyack mom Laura Rose has created an online support and social group for moms of babies and toddlers that combines play dates, potlucks, and stroller walks with discussions about reducing our environmental footprint, teaching children about the natural world, and[...]
Orange & Rockland Utilities say they have completed the first phase of cleanup at an old manufactured-gas plant site on Gedney Street in Nyack. According to O&R spokesman Mike Donovan, the land portion of the cleanup operation was finished last September. The utility will look for possible shoreline contaminations with[...]