July 19, 2018

Certain native and invasive species produce a photo-toxic sap containing furanocoumarins  within their stems and leaves.  This chemical makes the skin more vulnerable to ultraviolet light, causing hyper sunlight sensitivity (phytophotodermatitus), severe burns and blis...

July 12, 2018

Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum) is a federally listed noxious weed, as well as a phototoxic one.  Its sap, in combination with moisture and sunlight, can cause severe skin irritation, painful blistering, permanent scarring, and if it comes in contact with the...

June 13, 2018

Pollinator Awareness Week is June 18-24, 2018

When most of us think about pollinators, we think of bees and butterflies.  Pollinators come in many more shapes and sizes including bats, hummingbirds, beetles, and flies; all helping to pollinate over 75% of the world’s fl...

June 11, 2018

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The Stream Source

March 22, 2018

1. Leave it to the professionals!

Often times when well owners try to service their own wells they usually fail to solve the problem or make the problem worse. Professionals have the equipment, materials, and techniques to keep your system operational and your water saf...

March 12, 2018

March 11-17, 2018

Did you know that more than 13.2 million households do not rely on municipal water, but their own well to provide them with fresh, contaminant-free drinking water?  These wells are recharged by groundwater which in turn is recharged by storm events and...

February 26, 2018

When: May 3rd, 2018

Where: NYS Power Authority’s Visitor Center at Lansing Manor,  Blenheim, NY

Who: Albany, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Schenectady, and Schoharie Counties

Team Registration Due: April 16, 2018

Click HERE for the 2018 Registration Booklet

The youth of today wil...