Dec 09, 2013 — Just in case you're feeling guilty about cutting a tree for Christmas, or buying a cut tree, or if you just feel bad when you see all those formerly live trees, Amy Ivy says, don't worry.
Amy is horticulturist with the Cooperative Extension Service. She tells Martha Foley Christmas trees are another valuable regional crop, and a good example of a renewable resource. Go to full article
Lake Placid, NY, Dec 06, 2013 — Snowy Owls from the arctic tundra are setting up winter residence at airports, fields and beaches far south of their normal range. Bird-watchers are reporting snowy owl sightings in dozens of locations across northern New York, the Northeast, midwest and even as far south as North Carolina.
The large, snow-white owls with luminous yellow eyes are thrilling bird-watchers. Todd Moe spoke with Lake Placid birder Larry Master. Go to full article
Dec 02, 2013 — After Thanksgiving...and time to look ahead to the next big holiday. It's been a great year for fruit, including the fruit of our native holly. Winterberry comes into its... Go to full article
Lake Placid, NY, Nov 29, 2013 — One North Country athlete has locked in his place at the Russian Winter Olympics that open in February. Chris Mazdzer, a luge sled racer from Saranac Lake, secured his place... Go to full article
Wanakena, NY, Nov 28, 2013 — Well, it's Thanksgiving, a great day for storytelling. So we have a great one from deep in the NCPR archives. Twelve years ago, in fact. Our website was just one year old.... Go to full article