"Environment" Tagged Articles

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, 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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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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Central New York, Community, Education, Environment, Government

Native Americans In Syracuse Raise Awareness Of Protests and Brutality In North Dakota

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By Colleen Callander SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — More than 100 people gathered Wednesday night to participate in the Stand with Standing Rock Teach-In.  Expert professors from Syracuse University and SUNY ESF, a graduate student from the Navajo Nation, and the General Counsel for the Onondaga Nation sat on a panel to discuss one of the […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, food, Health, Non-profit

Local businesses are going pink to support CNY cancer research foundation

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By Sarah Minkewicz SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) – Local businesses are participating in the “Turn it Pink” campaign to raise money and awareness about breast cancer. The campaign is being run by members of the Carol Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund. Jeanne St. Claire, grand-daughter of cancer survivor Carol Baldwin, started the campaign on social media. […]

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Central New York, Community, Environment, food, Health

Signs To Be Put Up Advising People Against Eating Fish In Onondaga Lake

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By Brittany Stephanis SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The process has taken 10 years, but Onondaga Lake will finally have signs warning people not to consume its contaminated fish. “It certainly has been difficult to get to this stage, but it is rewarding to know that the hard work is paying off with interest in protecting […]

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