October 21, 2021

The wonder of willow

May 7, 2021

Cheyenne Nowalk and Avery Barber looked over the stand of willow saplings Thursday and began trimming. They were looking for saplings of a certain size: 1 1/2, maybe 2 inches in diameter. They each grabbed […]

Freeville looks to reduce phosphorus in water

May 6, 2021

FREEVILLE — Freeville’s sewage treatment facility would need to change its phosphorus treatment plant to one based on chemicals, rather than a biological system, to meet state water quality goals for Cayuga Lake. That’s not […]

Arbor care gets an assist

May 4, 2021

The Cortland County Soil and Water Conservation District plans to start forest management this summer at Dwyer Memorial Park in Little York with a $35,000 state grant. The grant, announced Friday — Arbor Day — […]

Pandemic spurs interest in outdoors, environment

April 17, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic began more than a year ago, people stayed home either through state or federal orders or because their schools or employers told them to. More people home meant fewer people driving […]

C’ville adds allies in mine expansion fight

February 18, 2021

The Cortlandville Town Board continued its opposition to a proposed mine expansion, with new allies, after it filed letters Wednesday and sent to the state Department of Environmental Conservation showing the town and other municipalities’ […]

Growers feeling the heat

June 26, 2020

Even with Tuesday night’s showers and a quickly evaporated cloudburst on Thursday, June has been an abnormally dry month for Cortland County. You can see it in the lawns going brown, the gardeners taking a […]

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