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.
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.
Understanding the relationship between red foxes and coyotes may be another key in understanding the ecology of Lyme disease.
Earthworms, a non-native species. Are they good or bad for the soil?
Given the health implications, "understanding the ecological mechanisms that drive Lyme disease in nature is very important."
Here are a few suggestions about how best to manage floodplains.
Invasive species pose one of the top threats to the Hudson River.
New York Times article explores the links between wildlife and infectious diseases.
Paving rural roads is one of the local issues that can get people in Dutchess County worked up.
Millbrook, NY – The Hudson Valley has the unfortunate distinction of being the global epicenter of tick-borne disease. And the situation is getting worse.
Take care to be sure that your "perfect plant" isn't actually a perfect menace in disguise.
Recently, the Cary Institute hosted two graduate courses.
"This additional capacity will significantly increase our knowledge about what's going on in the Hudson River."
The ecology of birds is intimately tied to the sounds of other organisms around them.
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