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Finger Lakes Land Trust reports on algae threat

Finger Lakes Land Trust reports on algae threat
The Finger Lakes Land Trust recently released a report highlighting the threat of toxic algae and sprawling development on the region’s land and water resources, and calling for an investment of $100 million over the next decade to address these threats. The report, “Lakes, Farms, & Forests Forever,” is based on a year-long comprehensive assessment of the region’s natural resources... more

‘Walk to School’ event takes place in Lyons

‘Walk to School’ event takes place in Lyons
Students from the local school district hit the streets during the district’s first year of participating in National Walk to School Day Oct. 5. This was the 20th year that the National Center for Safe Routes to School has sponsored the program. Staff, students and families throughout the school district participated in the walk. At the middle/high school, approximately 100... more

New York state’s promised $600,000 on blue-green algae research on Owasco Lake delivered

New York state’s promised $600,000 on blue-green algae research on Owasco Lake delivered
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced Tuesday that the state's promise of $600,000 made last year to study algal blooms and implement pollution reduction projects in the Owasco Lake watershed has been delivered. The funds… The Auburn Citizen – News: Read More more

FLX Weekly with Jessica Lahr: FL Beer Fest & a big change to our weather

FLX Weekly with Jessica Lahr: FL Beer Fest & a big change to our weather
Round-up the top stories of the week here in the Finger Lakes, preview your weekend weather and sports line-up, get our top event picks of the week (Finger Lakes Beer Fest in Watkins Glen is Saturday and Sunday), and check out a ton of great local fall foliage photos from the past week across the region with Jessica Lahr, Jim... more

Foliage Report: Finger Lakes nearing peak season

Foliage Report: Finger Lakes nearing peak season
The Empire Center released their updated findings on the gorgeous fall foliage from throughout the state, which was highlighted by near-peak conditions throughout the Finger Lakes. According to the Empire Center’s October 19th assessment: “Many areas of the Finger Lakes region will be awash in gorgeous peak and near peak foliage this weekend. Spotters in Syracuse, in Onondaga County, are... more

Pets of the Week: Special Returns

Pets of the Week: Special Returns
The Beverly Animal Shelter plans for every adoption to be forever. However, that is not always the case. Things happen that do not have anything to do with the adopted animal. Returns are unusual; nonetheless, the Shelter has recently received 3 returned pets from 3 different situations. They were loved pets who will be missed. Now it is time to... more
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