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Upgrades, Systems Integration and New Green Energy Components Highlighted at the Armstrong House’s Fall Energy Tour

Colin : November 17, 2014 10:46 pm : News blog
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Veterans of past Energy and House Tours as well as new visitors had the opportunity to informally tour the green energy systems of the off-the-grid Armstrong House and Education Center with local experts. The tour  highlighted optimization of integrated energy systems for reducing residential resource consumption. Discussion centered around the Armstrong’s upgraded 7kw solar PV . . . more »



Bog Bridges at Carolins Grove and Installation of Deer Exclosures Are Highlights of Summer/Early Fall Volunteer Projects

Colin : October 7, 2014 9:38 pm : News blog
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The morning of Saturday, September 20th , with new re-generation and small, robust-looking seedlings planted by PRLC in 2013 gaining ground after Hurricane Sandy wrecked havoc on Carolins Grove Preserve, volunteers and PRLC staff installed deer fencing in three important locations in the Grove. With financial assistance from Volunteer New York! and an Americorps volunteer, community residents helped to . . . more »



This Summer- Ongoing Invasive Control and Management at the Isaacson Fen, Clark and Carolins Grove Preserves

Colin : October 7, 2014 9:30 pm : News blog
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PRLC land steward and field biologist, Krista Munger, says “we manage each preserve differently according to its important habitat”. With this in mind, PRLC staff and volunteers joined conservation groups across New York State to control invasive species and restore native habitats during Invasive Species Awareness Week. July 12th as part of PRLC’s first-Saturday-of-the-month morning volunteer . . . more »



Walking Tour of the Isaacson and Halle Preserves Reveals their Quiet Secrets

Colin : June 4, 2014 12:13 am : News blog
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Five local landowners joined Krista, our land steward/educator for an insightful wetlands guided talk and tour of the mysterious and seldom visited Isaacson Preserve – one of PRLC’s 17 preserves held for wildlife and habitat protection. Krista's talk focused upon the need to view wetlands as part of larger overall systems, called watersheds, of which . . . more »



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