Sculpture in the City of London – a walking trail of public art

A walking trail around the City of London has appeared, dotted with works of public art. This is the 11th almost-annual Sculpture in the City, which will run until later this year. This year’s exhibition is a bit of a pandemic hangover, with seven artworks being left on display from last year’s show, and eleven … Read more

Responsible Rangers: Schroon Falls, Kaaterskill Rail Trail; Delaware River; Vernooy Kill; Azure Mtn

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers respond to search and rescue incidents throughout New York State. Working with other state agencies, local emergency response organizations and volunteer search and rescue groups, Forest Rangers locate and extract lost, injured or distressed people. What follows is a report, prepared by DEC, of ​​recent missions … Read more

Summer Lights: Beautiful Free Art Trail Returns To East London

Laura Reynolds Summer Lights: Beautiful Free Art Trail Returns To East London An installation by Liz West at Summer Lights 2021. New artworks will be unveiled this year. Photo: Tabish Khan (@londonartcritic) Love a light festival but hate the cold winter weather that goes with them? Solution = Summer Lights. The free festival launches on … Read more

28 Chimpanzee Sculptures Unveiled In New Central London Art Trail

Chimp Fanta demonstrating tool use. Image: Chris Dalton Photography 28 bronze chimpanzees have appeared by the River Thames, in a free public art trail to support conservation projects. Chimps Are Family is located between London Bridge and Tower Bridge on the south side of the river. The sculptures demonstrate 18 different behaviors and emotions shown … Read more

Comments On Increasing Adirondack Park Road, Snowmobile Trail Mileage Sought

The Adirondack Park Agency Board, at its May 2022 meeting, authorized a 60-day public comment period to solicit comments to help inform the Board’s interpretation of the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan’s “Wild Forest Basic Guideline No. 4 ”which calls for no material increase of road mileage on lands classified as Wild Forest. The … Read more

Central-Finger Lakes Segment of Statewide Birding Trail Opens

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has announced the grand opening of the Central-Finger Lakes segment of the New York State Birding Trail to highlight the state’s world-class and wide-ranging birding opportunities. The Central-Finger Lakes segment includes 54 locations throughout 15 counties, providing a variety of quality birding experiences for New Yorkers … Read more

Hudson Valley Segment of Statewide Birding Trail Opens

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has announced the grand opening of the Hudson Valley segment of the New York State Birding Trail to highlight the State’s world-class and wide-ranging birding opportunities. The Hudson Valley segment includes 39 locations on public lands throughout six counties, providing a variety of quality birding experiences … Read more

Albany-Hudson Electric Trail Exhibit & Lecture in Hudson

The Hudson Area Library, in partnership with Columbia Friends of the Electric Trail, have announced an exhibit on the interpretative panels along the Electric Trail in Columbia and Rensselaer counties, set to open on Saturday, May 7th. The exhibition runs through June 30th. An opening reception will be held from 3 to 5 pm in … Read more

Muddy Trail Advisory Issued for Adirondacks

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has urged hikers to postpone hikes on Adirondack trails above 2,500 feet until high elevation trails have dried and hardened. DEC advises hikers on how to reduce negative impacts on all trails and help protect the natural resources throughout the Adirondacks during this time. High elevation … Read more