Ag/Environmen

ITHACA – Sustainable Finger Lakes (formerly Sustainable Tompkins) will host a webinar at noon Wednesday on projected flooding patterns and how residents can prepare their homes and businesses …

World marks Endangered Species Day today

Every year on the third Friday in May — today — thousands of people around the world participate in Endangered Species Day by celebrating, learning about and taking action to protect …

Cortland considers turning brownfield into solar farm

Cortland Common Council is considering adding a solar farm on South Pendleton Street to return a brownfield to productive use, voting unanimously Tuesday to evaluate the feasibility of a solar energy …

State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the grand opening of the Central-Finger Lakes segment of the New York State Birding Trail to highlight the …

What does it take to make your garden grow?

With spring in our midst, finally, many of us are getting out into our yards and gardens. What will we plant? Veggies, flowers, or perhaps your goal is a lush green lawn? With all of these things, …

Staggering declines in bird populations are taking place around the world, reports a study by scientists at multiple institutions, published this week in the journal Annual Review of Environment and …

Celebrate the sweetness of spring at the Cortland County Visitors Center’s Bee’s Knees Event 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 14 at the Main Street, Cortland, visitor center. The tourism …

Now that spring has sprung, many people have begun planning their vegetable gardens or working outside to give their property a spring cleaning. Inevitably, winter has brought many more branches and …

Power struggle

It’s a new crop: Farms across Cortland County are sprouting solar panels while developers fill a demand created by the state’s goal for 70% of electricity generation through renewable …

Propane plan under review

Cortlandville intends to act as the lead agency in an environmental review process for six 60,000-gallon above-ground propane and bio-propane storage tanks on Route 11 in Cortlandville, following …

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