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Adirondack environmental scientist, singer/songwriter, author
Adirondack environmental scientist, singer/songwriter, author

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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Biologists are trying to determine whether a warm, dry fall is responsible for a drop in the number of landlocked Atlantic salmon that swam up a Lake Champlain tributary in Vermont to spawn this fall or if there could be other…
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Tons of plastics enter the Great Lakes every year – where does it go? Matthew J. Hoffman & Christy Tyler, Rochester Institute of Technology Awareness is rising worldwide about the scourge of ocean plastic pollution, from Earth Day 2018 events to the cover…
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Newark, N.Y.  The 2019 edition of the Watercraft Inspection Program Leader educational webinar series developed by New York Sea Grant and featuring coastal science and AIS specialists begins on January 17 and will connect participants from multiple…
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In October 2018, Hydrilla verticillata, a highly invasive aquatic weed, was confirmed at a private marina on Cayuga Lake, Cayuga County, near King Ferry. Hydrilla is an aggressive invader that spreads rapidly and, if left unchecked, will form a thick mat…
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Harmful algal blooms—the overgrowth of algae in water—are a major problem across the nation. Blooms occur when excess nutrients (nitrogen and phosphorus), combine with sunlight, and warm temperatures in water bodies. They can cause severe, negative…
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Sara Fox, Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Assistant at University of Wisconsin-Extension, shares this story about a hybrid of Eurasian milfoil and native milfoils such as Northern milfoil. It is possible that heterosis, the “hybrid vigor” effect, could…
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Michael R. Martin, CLM, president of Cedar Eden Environmental, will be attending and exhibiting at the NH Lakes Congress held at Church Landing at Mill Falls, Meredith, NH. The 2018 conference theme is “NH Lakes – The Next 25 Years.” Michael has a long…
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Grants Will Improve Water Quality and Protect Natural Resources New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced that $350,000 in competitive grant funding is available to help communities in the…
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The Requests for Applications (RFA) for the Water Quality Improvement Project (WQIP) program and the Engineering Planning Grant are now available to view. Applications will be accepted starting Tuesday, May 1, and must be completed by July 27 at 4:00 PM.…
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DEC ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF DRAFT INVASIVE SPECIES COMPREHENSIVE MANAGEMENT PLAN Public Comment Period Open Until June 1, 2018   The New York State Departments of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Agriculture and Markets (DAM) today announced the release…
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