Jul 29, 2014 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) If you come across a plant that's as tall as a house and topped with umbrella-shaped white flower clusters, don't touch it. It might be giant hogweed, which can cause blistering and blindness.
The state Department of Environmental Conservation is continuing its ongoing efforts to control invasive giant hogweed plants across the state. It's reminding residents to look out for the plant and report any new locations. Go to full article
Jul 29, 2014 — St. Lawrence county isn't a big wine destination -- at least, not yet. But a New St. Lawrence County Wine Trail could change that. Governor Cuomo signed a law last week that establishes the St. Lawrence County wine trail. It includes 3 wineries in Black Lake, Lisbon and Winthrop, and it goes past the brewery in Canton. Go to full article
Jul 28, 2014 — Japanese beetles own a particular place in the gardener's journal. They are destructive. They come en masse. They are very hard to get rid of. So they are in that group of... Go to full article
Jul 28, 2014 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Firefighting crews from New York and four New England states are in Oregon battling numerous wildfires that have charred more than 600,000 acres. ... Go to full article
Jul 25, 2014 — LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) State wildlife experts say a young moose that has been wandering through populated areas in northeastern New York is likely looking for his own place... Go to full article