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As the warm weather arrives and summer tourism season begins, a leading conservation and preservation organization in Massachusetts is showcasing many of its properties.  The Trustees of Reservations owns beaches, forests, and parklands, as well as several cultural treasures.  WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with the organization’s president Barbara Erickson.

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President Barack Obama has nominated Burlington lawyer Eric Miller to serve as the next U.S. attorney for Vermont.

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New York state has bought a more than 1,400-acre nature preserve to protect water quality in Lake George and a major tributary.

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This week, Bob Berman talks about the color of stars and begs the question, what color is the sun?

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A black bear appears to be making rounds in New York's suburban Rockland County.

New York State Police are continuing to keep a close eye on an outdoor electronic music festival. They've now made several driving while intoxicated as well as drug arrests.

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A ceremony is being held on Memorial Day at the grave that a New York historical group says contains the oldest known remains of unknown soldiers in the United States.

  Connecticut environmental officials are asking campers from neighboring states not to bring in their own firewood into campsites.  

  Movie buffs are losing what has been a huge source of information and publicity for films: 

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On Tuesday, a New York State Senate panel discussed the state's response to climate change with scientists, farmers, environmental advocates and residents.  It was convened by Manhattan Democrat Brad Hoylman after two top Republican senators questioned whether climate change is occurring in the wake of the winter's cold temperatures and heavy snow.  WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley spoke with Senator Hoylman the day after the forum.

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