Category Archives: environment

“It smells like death in here.”

That’s the first thing I said when I entered Niagara Parks’ Floral Showhouse,  a pyramidal tropical greenhouse and formal gardens just a hop, skip and jump from Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Park, Canada. Not the best greeting, I know, but … Continue reading

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SAVE THE RAILS

To the elected officials of Ulster County My name is Richard Frisbie. I’m a voting resident and business owner in Ulster County. I greatly resent the County’s attempt to remove an important historical element of our cultural heritage – the … Continue reading

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SUP (Stand Up Paddling) on Florida’s Dune Lakes

SUP (Stand Up Paddling) is the act of standing up on a surf board – not the little modern ones, but the big longboard-styles from the early days of surfing. The paddling is done using what looks like the big … Continue reading

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HYDRO-Fracking – some questions

Hydro – of, pertaining to, or furnishing water If the liquid used in hydro-fracking is just water – OK – I don’t have a problem with it. BUT, if “hydro” is a misnomer for carcinogenic chemicals in a proprietary mix … Continue reading

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