ALTAMONT — One change Altamont’s mayor, James Gaughan, was happy to see this year arose in response to what he calls the “maleficent looming specter” of the possible closure of Altamont Elementary School.
A third year of a research project on wild turkey survival will kick off in January and the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation is seeking landowners who will let birds be trapped and banded on their property.
Landowners in Region 4 may contact Karl Parker at 357-2154 with the Bureau of Wildlife in Schenectady.
The state’s Department of Environmental Conservation has revised the list of Species of Greatest Conservation Need, which includes species that are at risk in New York. The DEC developed revisions to the list in collaboration with numerous species experts and conservation partners.
Altamont Community Tradition would like to thank everyone who made the 13th Annual Victorian Holiday Celebration a huge success. We are extremely thankful to our gracious house hosts as they opened their historic homes as part of this year’s Holiday House Tour.