DEC Seeks Pool Owners for Citizen Science Survey of Invasive Beetle
August Is Tree Check Month: Public’s Help Needed to Find the Asian Longhorned Beetle
Finding Infestations of Asian Longhorned Beetles Early Saves Money and Trees
State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today encouraged New York pool owners to participate in DEC's annual Asian Longhorned Beetle Swimming Pool Survey during the month of August.
Platte Clove Preserve Is Recognized as Inspiration For Hudson River School Painters
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is reminding citizens that August is Tree Check Month. This is the best time of year to check your trees for signs of the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) – a destructive invasive pest that kills trees
To Repel Ticks, Try Spraying Your Clothes With A Pesticide That Mimics Mums
Catskill Center’s Platte Clove Preserve has become the 18th site on the Hudson River School Art Trail.
DEC Shares Tips to Avoid Starting Wildfires
There's new evidence to support a decades-old strategy for preventing the tick bites that lead to all sorts of nasty diseases, including Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
The remedy involves spraying your clothing with permethrin — a pesticide that's chemically similar to extracts of the flowering chrysanthemum plant.
Invasive Species Awareness Week Continues Through July 16 with a Super Schedule of Activities and Opportunities
Residents Encouraged to Use Caution During Dry Weather
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today encouraged residents in the North Country and Adirondack Park areas to use caution during dry weather and avoid starting wildfires. Although the State's burn ban ended on May 14, several open burning regulations are still in effect across New York year round.
This year, the schedule is dense with a multitude of events, which will be held at locations in Ulster, Sullivan, Otsego, Schoharie and Greene Counties.