State of the Planet

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Black Rock Forest

  • Agreement with NY State Protects Black Rock Forest

    Agreement with NY State Protects Black Rock Forest

    New York State will acquire a conservation easement for the Black Rock Forest, protecting the 3,800-acre preserve 50 miles north of New York City for both public use and scientific research.

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Recent record-breaking heat waves have affected communities across the world. The Extreme Heat Workshop will bring together researchers and practitioners to advance the state of knowledge, identify community needs, and develop a framework for evaluating risks with a focus on climate justice. Register by June 15

  • Agreement with NY State Protects Black Rock Forest

    Agreement with NY State Protects Black Rock Forest

    New York State will acquire a conservation easement for the Black Rock Forest, protecting the 3,800-acre preserve 50 miles north of New York City for both public use and scientific research.