This year's West Nile virus outbreak is marching toward the record books, with the Centers for Disease Control reporting some 3,100 cases and more than 130 deaths in the United States.
Our second annual Fall Luncheon, held on September 16, was a resounding success.
From October 4 -18, painter Maria Coryell-Martin will join the Cary Institute's research community as our fall artist-in-residence.
Traditional academic calendars give teachers and students the summer off to unwind, but you wouldn't know that from the learning that took place on our campus.
Reflections on a summer of ecology education and research at Cary.
Our fall line-up of hosted conferences and workshops.
Emma Rosi-Marshall has received funding to help build an artificial stream facility on the Cary Institute's campus, to facilitate research on the effects of pharmaceuticals on stream ecosystems.
As part of her ongoing work to assess how human activity affects freshwater resources, aquatic ecologist Emma Rosi-Marshall spent this past summer studying nutrient cycling in large western rivers.
New England’s heralded autumn leaf show is now on display, and a walk on the Cary Institute campus is a great opening act.
On September 8, 2012, the Cary Institute participated in Millbrook Community Day
Conservation Magazine reports on a study by Dr. Kathie Weathers and colleagues on how polluted streams contribute to airborne bacteria.
Time-Warner cable reports on a Cary hosted conference exploring the effects of Tropical Storms Irene and Lee on the Hudson River.
Over the last 10 weeks, the Dutchess County Environmental Management Council has summarized its State of the Environment Report for Dutchess County.
Water is the No. 1 environmental concern among Dutchess County residents. Concerns range from drought and flood prevention to pollution in drinking water, streams, lakes and other water bodies.
Dutchess County and four other mid-Hudson Valley counties have the nation's highest rates of Lyme disease, an illness transmitted by the bite of a tiny — and insidious — tick.
Business, especially the pesticide industry, will face challenges in developing sustainable practices that will reduce insecticide use. Yet their active participation is necessary to bring about change.
Continued research is necessary to develop control measures to reduce the incidence of the disease.
Our region's changing climate will continue to have widespread effects on our natural resources, agriculture, infrastructure, and human health.
There are three major air pollutants in Dutchess County: ozone, particulate matter, and acid precipitation.
A new high-tech environmental monitoring station was unveiled on the banks of the Hudson River.
How coyotes and other predators influence Lyme risk.
The new monitor is part of a network of 15 stations that provides round-the-clock data on conditions in the Hudson from Albany to New York Harbor.
Cary Institute, NYSDEC, Marist, USGS and partners join forces to protect river.
When we do things in an ecosystem that erode biodiversity — we chop forests into bits or replace habitat with agricultural fields — we tend to get rid of species that serve a protective role.
It's a hot summer in the Northeast — but not as hot as the quirky little market for guinea hens — the latest fad for the monied set looking to do battle against Lyme disease carrying ticks.
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