"Environment" Tagged Articles

Arts, Business, Community, Environment, Non-profit, Syracuse, Things to do

A Paper Company Has its Annual Discount Sale for Local Residents

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Click Play to listen more about Smock’s Sidewalk Sale. Audio Transcript: Smock Sidewalk Sale By Dallas Jackson (SYRACUSE, N.Y.) – Although printing has been around for centuries, one company in Syracuse found a way to combine it with community and environmental preservation. The 6th Annual Smock Sidewalk Sale occurred on Aug. 2, 2018. The Smock printing company prides itself […]

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Central New York, Community

Wish-Cycling Ruins Recycling Process in Onondaga County

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Audio transcript: Wish-Cycling script Click the player above to see why you should think twice before tossing something in a bin. By Michelle Houston, Syracuse N.Y. (NCC News)– While recycling is going well in Onondaga County, Department of Public Works Deputy Commissioner, Ann Fordock says there is always room for improvement. According to Onondaga County Resource Recovery […]

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Education, Environment, Government

Do You Put Bags in Recycling Bins? Well OCRRA Says It’s Wrong

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By Brittany Henderson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Reducing the use of plastic bags has become a major cause for environmentalists, however, local authorities are concerned people don’t know how to best recycle them. According to OCRRA Public Informations Officer Kristen Lawton plastic bags are a major issue on a littering level and recycling level because a […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Environment

Climate Change Guides Help Students Learn About Environmental Issues

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Click the play button above to learn about why The Paleontological Research Institution is sending climate change guides to every high school science teacher in New York. Audio transcript: Rizzo_ Climate Change Guides Script By Sara Rizzo ITHACA, N.Y. (NCC News)— The Paleontological Research Institution in Ithaca, New York began sending their book “The Teacher-Friendly Guide […]

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Agriculture, Central New York, Community, Environment, Public Safety, Syracuse

Samurai Wasps and Citizen Scientists Make for a Dynamic Duo versus Stinkbugs in CNY

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By Jose Cuevas Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — Cornell Professor Arthur Agnello and Peter Jentsch are working on a project where everyday citizens can help bring the fight to stink bugs. Terri Lauber enlisted as a citizen scientist in Syracuse and was happy to help. “I like science and nature, and why not they need help in fighting the stinkbugs,” […]

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Agriculture, Central New York, Community, Environment, Public Safety, Syracuse

Emerald Ash Borer Shows no Signs of Stopping in CNY

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By Jose Cuevas Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) was first spotted in Onondaga County in 2013 and it has decimated the Ash tree population with no signs of stopping. The small green beetles lay larvae on the bark that eat the tree from the inside. New York has: 900 million Ash […]

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(c) 2017 Tommy Farrell Wetlands at the Great Swamp Conservancy
Arts, Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Education, Environment, Syracuse, Technology

Le Moyne College is Hosting a Stem Program

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By Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Le Moyne College is hosting its second annual STEM program for young women who are eager to learn more about science, technology, and math. This week long program empowers women by giving them the opportunity to gain new skills in a career field that is dominated by men. Emma […]

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Agriculture, Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Environment, Food

NCC News at 4:00 – Strawberry Fields in CNY Get a Late Start to the Season

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By Sarah Minkewicz BALDWINSVILLE N.Y (NCC News) – It’s slim pickings in strawberry fields across Central New York. June 5th marks Strawberry-picking season on the New York Harvest Calendar. This year the season is a week behind schedule. Kiona Dyches has the full story on NCC News at 4 p.m. and later on NCC News […]

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Agriculture, Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Environment, Food, Weather

Rainy Weather Delays CNY Farmers

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Anthony Emmi of Emmi Farms in Baldwinsville spends the warm weather making up lost time after a rainy Spring season.     By Sarah Minkewcz BALDWINSVILLE N.Y. (NCC News) – Central New York had excessive rainfall this Spring and it’s causing some farmers to play catch up. “We have processed beans, we have to plant first and […]

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Agriculture, Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Environment

Central New York Offers Many Options For Christmas Tree Shopping

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By Colleen Callander SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Thanksgiving has come and gone, and it is time to pull out the Christmas decorations.  Businesses near Syracuse have the most important items for customers – Christmas trees. Central New York is home to many places where people can find their ideal trees, and they have the options […]

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