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BURLINGTON | Decisions farmers make over the spring and summer can dramatically increase greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions later in the winter. Read more

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Even if you have no room for a traditional outdoor compost pile, you can convert kitchen scraps into a nutrient-rich supplement for your soil all year long. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Ah, that familiar, sweet summer aroma of local fields will now be a forgotten thing, well, at least until April 1. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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WILLSBORO | George Sayward said the dairy industry is as bad as he’s ever seen it in his four decades as a farmer. Read more

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They say change is inevitable. Whether it’s the weather, politics or just  plain old day to day living, things change. You just need to deal with it. Read more

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Just the other day, I heard someone complain about the weather. Read more

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ORWELL - Change is happening on the land and that’s good news for water quality, according to Water Quality Division Deputy Director Ryan Patch of the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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LAKE GEORGE | Town of Lake George officials and highway workers were recognized recently for their “best practices” in reducing the use of wintertime road salt while maintaining safe roadway conditions. Read more

The Sun

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SARANAC LAKE | The white, barn-like tent over Pontiac Bay isn’t a summer version of an ice palace. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | Clean-up of former Saranac Lake Gas Company Superfund sites is scheduled to start soon. Read more

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The warm sun beat down on my arm as it hung out the window. Read more

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If you are a farmer, you now have another decision to make. Which one of these programs should I attend? Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The state has allocated $32 million in grants to Adirondack communities for wastewater infrastructure and drinking water projects since 2015. Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | Scientific evidence is mounting on the impacts of road salt on Adirondack lakes and watersheds. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE — A group of stakeholders raised $1.5 million in 2004 for a project to harvest invasive species on Upper Saranac Lake. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE — Ever-popular Million Dollar Beach on Lake George, one of the region’s top tourist attractions, will remain closed to swimming at least through Friday June 23 due to high levels of E. coli contamination in the lakewater. Read more

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BEEKMANTOWN —  The state Department of Environmental Conservation has approved Beekmantown’s plan to remediate salt issues at the properties located near the town’s municipal salt storage area. Read more

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WESTPORT — County officials have long admitted the Cornell Cooperative Extension building in Westport isn’t exactly in tip-top shape. Read more

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WESTPORT — On May 11, the North Adirondack Regional Envirothon (NARE) will be held at Paul Smith’s College. Read more

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Applications due by Feb. 17 Read more

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