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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Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

The End of Fossil Fuels in New York?

New York lawmakers have passed the most ambitious climate plan in the country. But how will we get to net-zero emissions by 2050? TBD.

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Green Gold Rush

With a crowded field of groups each pushing their agenda, comprehensive cannabis legalization in New York falters.

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The Rent Is Too Damn High

New Legislation Allows Municipalities Across the State to Opt In to Rent Stabilization Laws.