The River
A doe and her fawn on Fire Island, off the coast of Long Island, where overabundant deer have become a threat to local plant life. Photo by Robert Leventhal for the National Park Service.

Why So Many Deer and Bears? Our Growing Wildlife Imbalance.

At the start of deer hunting season in the Hudson Valley we consider the growth of animal populations that threaten the forests, native plants, and songbirds.

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Is the Hudson River Cleanup Finished?

The EPA Thinks So. New York State’s DEC Says No Way.

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Our Growing Local News Desert

Local news is in crisis. Can new business models stay the damage, here and across the U.S?

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No Cure for Rural?

The rural parts of the Hudson Valley are contending with problems felt in rural places all over the nation.