Experts: Invasive Species are threatening North Country ecosystems, recreation

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWTI) — Annually, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and its partners host Invasive Species Awareness Week to alert regions across the state of the impacts these species have. DEC Eastern Great Lakes Watershed Coordinator Emily Sheridan sat down to address the week of awareness.  E. coli in the water … Read more

Thousands of dead fish line Lake Ontario shores

IRONDEQUOIT, N.Y. (WROC) — If you’ve been to Lake Ontario recently, you might have noticed thousands of little dead fish all along the shoreline. From an environmental perspective, many are asking whether it’s the result of a larger scale issue, like climate change, or a more localized issue like pollution. FDA: Don’t eat cicadas if … Read more