Tag: Michele S. Byers

Preserved Land Needed to Help Keep Clean Water

By Michele S. Byers If you looked for a list of the least exciting words in the English language, “infrastructure” would be near the top. Those four syllables can cure...

May 3, 2013 | comments

The Rip Van Winkle of Bugs to Awaken

By Michele S. Byers The last time “Brood II” hatched, Bill Clinton was in the White House, Justin Bieber was in diapers and there was no Google, Facebook, Twitter or...

April 26, 2013 | comments

Iconic Palisades Threatened

By Michele S. Byers For 200 million years, the Palisades have stood majestically over the Hudson River. These nearly vertical cliffs carved by erosion have inspired artists for centuries. In...

April 12, 2013 | comments

A Bicyclist’s View Of Land Preservation

By Michele S. Byers Land conservation is often invisible. When a farm or forest is permanently preserved, it looks exactly the same, so many folks don’t notice something important has...

April 5, 2013 | comments

A Wildlife Safari on Your Computer

By Michele S. Byers Imagine a fantastic wildlife safari with bald eagles feeding chicks, wolves curled up in their den, elephants at a water hole in Africa, polar bears making...

March 29, 2013 | comments