Dec 10, 2013 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The state Department of Environmental Conservation is seeking landowners to help with a wild turkey study aimed at improving management of the game species.
Biologists say wild turkey populations have declined in many parts of New York over the last 10 years. This will be the second year of a four-year study to better understand factors influencing turkey population changes. Go to full article
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
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