Watertown, NY, Apr 25, 2011 — A co-founder of the New York State Bluebird Society will lead a free program on attracting bluebirds to backyards Tuesday night in Watertown. John Rogers has maintained an extensive trail of bluebird nest boxes in the Tug Hill region for more than 35 years and is a recognized authority on bluebird conservation. His lecture is sponsored by the Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust. Rogers told Todd Moe that he'll talk about the life history of the Eastern Bluebird and nest box management tomorrow night.
John Rogers' program is at 6:30 Tuesday night at the Flower Memorial Library in Watertown. To RSVP call: 315-779-2239.Go to full article
Dec 28, 2007 — Across the North Country, there are dozens of old dams and millponds sitting unused. A century ago, they provided vital hydro-power for the region's industries. Now the mayor of Lake Placid hopes to see a dam on one Adirondack river brought back to life. The goal is to put the Olympic village on the cutting edge of the new post-oil economy, testing a new system for producing environmentally friendly hydrogen. Independent producer Jacob Resneck has our story. Go to full article