George Inness, one of the world’s most prominent American landscape painters and one who was influenced by the masters of the Hudson River School, once intimated that in order to utilize art in its truest form, the artist must first learn to cultivate his or her own spiritual nature. For Ancramdale, NY, resident and lifelong […]
The 2016 New York Drought was considered by many to be the worst drought to affect Western New York and parts of the Finger Lakes Region that exists on record. By the middle of July of that year, the percent of the State by area that was in severe drought according to the […]
Ned Sullivan, president of Scenic Hudson, and his staff educate about and advocate for the Hudson River and the surrounding valley. He described the organization’s mission and accomplishments at a recent presentation organized by Noble Horizons.
A recent hike in Connecticut’s northwest corner took him to a height where he could see the interconnectedness between New York and […]
The Israeli Acute Paralysis Virus or IAPV, is the latest rampant virus to wreak havoc on honey bee colonies nationwide including its link to the outbreak of honey bee Colony Collapse Disorder that has taken place over the last decade in the U.S. In an uncanny new development, researchers at the University of Illinois at […]
This year, Earth Day will celebrate its Golden Anniversary as we recognize its 50th year worldwide. The annual April event first began in 1970 and now includes events coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network in more than 193 countries to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Since its inception, Earth Day celebrations have coincided with […]
Glaciers have stopped growing. Over the past century, glaciers across the globe have been retreating in the wrong direction. According to the National Snow & Ice Data Center, “Over 90 percent of the measured alpine glaciers in the world are retreating, in almost every major glaciated region” (nsidc.org). The Okjökull Glacier in Iceland is the […]