Evelyn Greene

Gardening workshop | Ramblings

Come to a gardening workshop at Tannery Pond Community Center on Saturday, the 18th of July, to learn native or innocuous alternatives to non-native and invasive plants. more »

Jul 8, 2015 12:00 PM Opinions

Gray tree frogs | Ramblings

Funny thing—when I ask people if they would like to walk a trail in a certain swamp, most of them have something else to do more »

Jun 4, 2015 12:00 PM Opinions

Bike trail | Ramblings

Recovering from a strange malady recently, I ambled up a wonderful new trail that every oldster with workable legs and a walking stick or two should try. more »

Nov 6, 2014 12:00 PM Opinions

Japanese Knotweed eradication | Ramblings

Last call for Japanese Knotweed (aka Mexican Bamboo) eradication this year! more »

Aug 28, 2014 12:00 PM Opinions

Tree surgeon | Ramblings

Here’s an up and coming sure thing profession of the future in the Adirondacks: tree surgeon/remover of dead trees/cutter upper of same. more »

Jul 31, 2014 12:00 PM Opinions

Albany overnight trip | Ramblings

During a trip to Albany I recently fell on a beautiful white, but very hard, marble floor and “cracked” a rib or two. more »

May 15, 2014 12:00 PM Opinions

Flying squirrels | Ramblings

It took a niece from Manhattan to notice a very rare visitor to our feeding roof (over the carport) one night recently. more »

Mar 26, 2014 12:00 PM Opinions

Winter “irruptive” birds | Ramblings

A powerful power point show on winter “irruptive” birds brought out a crowd from far and wide to the Tannery Pond Community Center on Feb. 22 for a “Cabin Fever” lecture sponsored by the Adirondack Museum. more »

Feb 27, 2014 12:00 PM Opinions

Frazil ice | River Ramblings

For winter newcomers to the Upper Hudson, and you who have not read or understood my many attempts to explain this before: That brilliant white stuff that sometimes fills the Hudson from Thurman to The Glen is not snow, and has nothing to do with it. more »

Jan 30, 2014 12:00 PM Opinions

Trees too big to hug | Ramblings

The spectacular fall weather has finally succumbed to the season, and frazil ice has even formed in the Hudson. more »

Nov 27, 2013 12:00 PM Opinions


As I write this on Oct. 7 I have just picked another small basket of tomatoes, zucchini and pole beans, a good month later than usual—no frost yet! more »

Oct 10, 2013 12:00 PM Opinions


Picture newly laid black asphalt bulging up here and there, then green plants pushing on through and out to the light, ready to sprout up to six or eight feet high. more »

Aug 29, 2013 12:00 PM Opinions

Ramblings, Arctic-alpines species

It seems that a critical mass of storm disasters have finally impacted enough skeptics that the country may start trying to do something about climate change. more »

Jul 4, 2013 12:00 PM Opinions


Spring is slow coming this year, but as a result we recently had on our carport/roof/feeder a huge flock of redpolls, the sparrow-like birds which “irrupt” every other year or so from the far north. more »

Apr 25, 2013 6:00 AM Opinions


Last spring I wrote in this column that I was very surprised to see a muskrat “house” in the cedar swamp, because the vernal pools there dry up completely in the summer. more »

Dec 6, 2012 6:00 AM Opinions


The ribs I cracked three weeks ago are much better, so when a friend called asking if I could be ready in 20 minutes for a walk through an “old growth forest” with an expert biologist and ecologist, I could and I was! more »

Sep 20, 2012 12:00 PM Opinions


Got knotweed?! Want to get rid of it? more »

Jul 19, 2012 12:00 PM Opinions

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