DEC Anticipates Early Amphibian Migration in the Hudson Valley

March 1, 2017

HUDSON VALLEY, N.Y. – Unseasonably warm weather may result in “explosive” amphibian migrations earlier than usual, according to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

Typically in March or April, after the ground has started to thaw, species like spotted salamander and wood frog emerge from underground winter shelters in the forest and walk overland to ...

Somers Looks to Install Solar Panels on Town Property

SOMERS, N.Y. – Somers officials are looking at a half-dozen town-owned properties on which to locate solar panels to supply some of its municipal electricity needs.

The sites—four parks, the highway department headquarters and Reynolds House at Angle Fly Preserve—meet the strict requirements for solar-panel placement, including the need for eight hours of sunshine daily, the ...

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