We have the annual cicadas here – a different species – but not the periodical Brood X, says master gardener Lyn Chimera.
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You can find out more about how landfills and in particular, hazardous waste landfills, are monitored by the DEC on the DEC’s website.
More than $350,000 will be up for grabs, including $20,000 for first place.
The plan is an extension of the program that was released in 2011, and will continue to balance public safety, natural resource protection, recreational interests, as well as economic interests through the next decade.
While the success of the state’s online hunter education program speaks for itself, the Department of Environmental Conservation announced that traditional in-person courses will resume now that all regions of the state have entered Phase 4.
Sept. 16 to Oct. 15 – Land Conservancy Challenge. Scavenger hunt at the 7 nature preserves around WNY. Great way to get outdoors. Check out wn…
New law gives New York State more authority than ever over approvals for large-scale wind and solar energy projects, and some officials and residents are expressing alarm about loss of local control.
The seasons and bag limits are similar to last year, with a few noteworthy changes to keep in mind.
In the Sandy Creek Shootout held Saturday on Lake Ontario, Escape team won the one-day contest with a four-fish score of 129.57 points (based …
Later this summer, state officials will take the first step in determining what a century of industrial use left behind at the Tonawanda Coke plant. Their plan, which was unveiled Wednesday, is already attracting criticism.
The state has modified its plans for rock reef barriers near Grass Island to protect the fish and bird habitat from erosion, but boaters who like to anchor there in summer are still unhappy.
State environmental officials are seeking public comment on a pair of pending remediation proposals for properties in Buffalo and Hamburg under the state’s Brownfield Cleanup Program. An entity called Betlem Associates – registered to the same Buffalo address as Upstate Steel – has submitted an application and draft remediation plan to the state Department of Environmental Conservation for cleanup
Developer Rocco Termini is pushing forward with his planned conversion of a pair of old industrial buildings at 27 and 37 Chandler St. into yet another business incubator, as he seeks to have the properties accepted into the state Brownfield Cleanup Program. Termini, through a pair of limited-liability companies, has submitted a “draft work plan” and “interim remedial measure”
When it comes to pollution and environmental cleanups, Martin Doster has seen it all. Over the course of a 33-year career with the state Department of Environmental Conservation, the former remediation engineer has observed some of the best and worst in corporate behavior. He’s been involved with addressing some of the worst environmental disasters in the region – including
Developers have completed environmental cleanups at five local project sites under the state’s Brownfield Cleanup Program, positioning the properties for reuse with state tax credits, according to announcements from the state Department of Environmental Conservation. The projects include Chason Affinity Cos.’ new four-story, 40-unit condominium project at 1111 Elmwood Ave.; Gerald Buchheit’s Queen City Landing apartment tower at the
Don Einhouse of Silver Creek has finally retired after 37 years of doing the things that he loved in what was essentially his backyard, Lake Erie. Einhouse worked for the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) as a fisheries biologist and meant something special to the angling community. Friends, family and colleagues recently gathered at Point Gratiot Park for a
It was a good location for Dr. Jason Robinson to announce that walleye fishing should be decent again in 2017 with some even better fishing yet to come in 2018 and beyond. He was proclaiming this to a room filled with diehard walleye anglers as the Southtowns Walleye Association (SWA) clubhouse was the host location in Hamburg for NY
Preliminary data released Tuesday by the state Department of Environmental Conservation shows that large particulates in the smoke from last week’s fire at the former Bethlehem Steel site created unhealthy to hazardous air quality. Wind direction and speed determined the air quality in the areas around the fire scene. At the bocce court at the end of Madison Avenue
An island, once under water, has been resurrected from the depths of the river. Native habitats are back. It’s a comeback story of the 21st
There are a number of things that the state Department of Environmental Conservation doesn’t have a taste for, and one of them is poached salmon. Three men accused of snagging 69 salmon with an illegal hook and a net at night learned that the hard way after one of them tried to elude authorities by swimming across a creek