Monthly Archives June 2014

Scholarships Available for CT NOFA: A Summer Gathering

CT NOFA is holding A Summer Gathering: Growing Food, Farms and Community in Morris, CT on Saturday, July 19. A generous donor has made scholarships available for students, interns, etc. interested in food systems work/careers to attend at no cost. Share with staff/interns, publish in your newsletter, feel free to promote to all you networks, facebook, etc. Join us for A Weekend of Food and Farming in July – There’s something for everyone! Friday, July 18, 6:30-9:30 pm and/or Saturday, July 19, 9:30 am-5:00 pm ctnofa.org/winvian Invite From: Eileen Hochberg Executive Director CT NOFA (CT Chapter, Northeast Organic Farming Association)
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Hudson River Almanac May 22 – 28, 2014

May 22 – 28, 2014 Compiled by Tom Lake, Hudson River Estuary Program Naturalist OVERVIEW We began to settle into a late-spring sampling of entries of flora and fauna in equal measure. The occasionally severe spring weather dropped a tornado in Schenectady County while a milder natural phenomenon showered the beach in Beacon in a blizzard of white. LATE REPORTS FROM LAST WEEK 5/20 – RamsHorn Swamp, HRM 112.5: On the fourth set of its 500-foot haul seine today, DEC’s Hudson River Fisheries Unit caught, among other species, 29 rudd – the largest number they had ever seen in a
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New York State Camping Discount. Get Out There and Relax!

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced details of the Early Summer Camping Special for 112 state campgrounds across New York on Wednesday. The discount helps kick off the summer season for families looking for affordable getaways and coincides with the state’s broader outdoor tourism promotions highlighted earlier this month at the Governor’s Tourism Summit. “New York has one of the nation’s largest and most beautiful State Parks systems, and with discounted rates at State campgrounds this summer we are making it easier than ever to explore the great outdoors,” Governor Cuomo said. “As we approach the summer camping season I encourage
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