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FLL 360: Fall flowers in the Finger Lakes

FLL 360: Fall flowers in the Finger Lakes
The precious fall rains that began in the parched Finger Lakes Region several weeks ago have refreshed our lawns and flowers. It’s that time of the year when most plants and flowers are winding down their blooming season but here in the Finger Lakes, chrysanthemums or just plain mums take center stage. One of my mums is a perennial plant... more

Owasco Lake watershed inspectors hope new signs will keep streams clean

Owasco Lake watershed inspectors hope new signs will keep streams clean
Owasco Lake is like the trunk of a tree, said Andrew Snell, a watershed specialist for the lake. Into that tree are tons of branches, which Snell compares to tributaries — streams that feed into the lake. And what those branches carry into the main trunk or water body affects the overall health of the system. The problem, Snell said,... more

Grape-stomping good time at Finger Lakes harvest festivals

Grape-stomping good time at Finger Lakes harvest festivals
It’s fall in the Finger Lakes Region of New York, and if you take a drive down one of the lakes, chances are you’ll find vineyards and wineries a buzz with activity. It’s the celebration of another harvest that brings vineyard owners and winemakers together with the communities around them. Check out this video by Lauren Long of Syracuse.com featuring scenes... more

SLPWA to release Keuka Outlet study results

SLPWA to release Keuka Outlet study results
The public is invited to learn the results of monitoring of the Keuka Outlet into Seneca Lake. Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association, along with the Community Science Institute in Ithaca, began monitoring the outlet in July 2015. It is the largest tributary to Seneca Lake and the only outlet from Keuka Lake. It flows northwest from Penn Yan to Dresden,... more

FLX Weekly: Foliage on the wine trail & your October weekend ahead

FLX Weekly: Foliage on the wine trail & your October weekend ahead
Join Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi, Jessamy Uticone and Josh Durso as we round-up your week in the Finger Lakes and look ahead to a great October weekend. The top news, sports, weather and events outlooks and our favorite digital photos from the past few days in the Finger Lakes. more

New eagle statue installed at Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge

New eagle statue installed at Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge
This impressive eagle statue was created by James Seaman and can been seen on the north end of Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge near the New York State Thruway. The eagle has a 21 foot wingspan and was installed to commemorate 40 years of the bald eagle program at Montezuma. Photo by William O’Hora. more

Chemung County’s Upstate Brewing keeps it hazy

Chemung County’s Upstate Brewing keeps it hazy
Seeing people drive to Horseheads for beer, it’s different and weird and awesome. There aren’t many breweries in the area. There aren’t any craft beer bars. But people, especially many from Rochester, are driving to Chemung County for beer from Upstate Brewing. Good craft beer can draw devoted consumers to some really strange, unexpected places. Democrat and Chronicle – Business:... more
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