Monthly Archives: July 2005

Six Mile Creek stabilization project

To keep that dirt upstream, sickness the stream bed is being reworked to have more bends and a series of large rock formations. The 26 rock structures, and called vanes, are partially buried, three-boulder-high walls either crossing the streambed or …

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Cicero Swamp sprayed for mosquitoes

The Cicero Swamp received its first spraying of the summer last night (7/28/05).

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Study says ethanol not worth the energy

Farmers, businesses and state officials are investing millions of dollars in ethanol and biofuel plants as renewable energy sources, but a new study says the alternative fuels burn more energy than they produce. Supporters of ethanol and other biofuels contend …

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Ecological issues pursue fast ferry

(July 14, 2005) — Environmentally speaking, size matters. The Spirit of Ontario, Rochester’s high-speed ferry, is a big machine. It’s nearly as long as a football field (284 feet), capable of high speeds (50 mph) and powered by four immense …

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The New York Flora Atlas

The New York Flora Atlas is a source of information for the distribution of plants within the state, as well as information on plant habitats, associated ecological communities, and taxonomy. In addition, users can learn about the location of vouchered specimens and see images to get a better visual for each plant.

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