Nature Conservancy http://wrvo.org en Environmental group tests Erie Canal and Oswego River water for invasive species http://wrvo.org/post/environmental-group-tests-erie-canal-and-oswego-river-water-invasive-species <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span><a href="http://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/newyork/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Nature Conservancy</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and other environmental groups are making use of a recently developed DNA sampling technique to determine whether or not any invasive species might be swimming, living or growing in the Oswego River and Erie Canal. By taking hundreds of water samples, the group believes it can slow the growth of invasive species in the state.</span></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 11:26:56 +0000 Gino Geruntino 58344 at http://wrvo.org Environmental group tests Erie Canal and Oswego River water for invasive species Upstate NY sightings of monarch butterfly in danger http://wrvo.org/post/upstate-ny-sightings-monarch-butterfly-danger <p></p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 10:44:56 +0000 Ellen Abbott 56694 at http://wrvo.org Upstate NY sightings of monarch butterfly in danger On Hayfields... Past, Present and Future http://wrvo.org/post/hayfields-past-present-and-future <p>John Weeks reflects on how hayfields have changed since his youth on the family farm. While the technology of haying has evolved dramatically, hayfields still serve as a home for a wide variety of wildlife.</p><p>Originally aired on June 17, 1988.</p> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 18:38:44 +0000 John Weeks 21655 at http://wrvo.org Powerline Bird Watching http://wrvo.org/post/powerline-bird-watching <p>John Weeks explains that keeping an eye out for birds while driving can be both relaxing and informative. The power lines bordering highways provide an abundance of opportunities to sight beautiful birds. Bird watching in the car can be a good way to observe local nature without trekking through rough terrain.</p> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 18:51:48 +0000 John Weeks 21280 at http://wrvo.org Environmentalists make case that nature is a good investment http://wrvo.org/post/environmentalists-make-case-nature-good-investment <p>Environmental advocates were in Albany Monday making the case that investing in the state's natural resources is good economic sense.</p> Tue, 14 Feb 2012 12:14:50 +0000 Marie Cusick 14308 at http://wrvo.org