outdoor recreation http://wrvo.org en DEC proposal to kill invasive swans drawing protests http://wrvo.org/post/dec-proposal-kill-invasive-swans-drawing-protests <p></p><p>Most people think swans are beautiful. But the agreement seems to end there, when it comes to a new state plan to manage them. A proposal by the Department of Environmental Conservation to kill invasive mute swans isn’t flying with some animal lovers.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 12:44:08 +0000 Joanna Richards 51305 at http://wrvo.org DEC proposal to kill invasive swans drawing protests Governor announces $4.5 million to boost winter tourism upstate http://wrvo.org/post/governor-announces-45-million-boost-winter-tourism-upstate <p>Governor Andrew Cuomo visited a newly expanded snowmobiler lounge in Lowville Monday to unveil a new ad campaign to promote winter tourism upstate. Cuomo says there’s new energy in the north country, thanks to increasing economic investment. He credits the efforts of both the region and his administration in making that happen. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 10:30:00 +0000 Joanna Richards 49265 at http://wrvo.org Governor announces $4.5 million to boost winter tourism upstate An “exciting time” in Clayton as hotel, other projects underway http://wrvo.org/post/exciting-time-clayton-hotel-other-projects-underway <p style="font-family: Verdana, Geneva, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; line-height: normal;">It's a busy time in the town of Clayton. New businesses, infrastructure and public amenities hold the promise of more tourism, a stronger economy, and a better quality of life for locals.</p><p style="font-family: Verdana, Geneva, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; line-height: normal;"> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 11:00:28 +0000 Joanna Richards 46490 at http://wrvo.org An “exciting time” in Clayton as hotel, other projects underway