It’s that time of year when snow is starting to fall and hunters from all over the southern tier of New York are cleaning their rifles and shotguns and dusting off their camouflage pants. The state Department of Environmental Conservation officially opened the three-week window for deer hunting with a rifle or shotgun for the Southern Zone Nov. 18.
The state Department of Environmental Conservation plans to eliminate American beech trees in Chautauqua County with herbicide injections due to overpopulation of the species.
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) held their 13th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 29. Buffalo State was one of more than 25 locations across western New York and 5,000 across the U.S. that participated in the event.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency April 20 for several counties along Lake Ontario due to flooding. Widespread rainfall across the Great Lakes have caused Lake Ontario’s water level to rise to its highest level in 24 years.
This week on the Buffalo Review (May 8), we covered flooding along Lake Ontario, free speech on college campuses, the Books for Kids literacy program and the evolution of comic books.
Food waste is a growing problem, as it is estimated that 40 percent of food produced in the U.S. ends up in a landfill at a cost of roughly $1 trillion. The term “food waste” is used to describe any food that is produced but isn’t consumed.
Monday on the Buffalo Review we discussed the future of the Scajaquada Parkway and the growing craft brewing industry in western New York.