by FCRW Historian – Jim Pfiffer. A note from the author: “I love trees. They are pillars of strength, patience… Read more A Letter from a Tree
by FCRW Historian – Jim Pfiffer. Fifty years ago, Hurricane Agnes came inland, stalled over the Northeast and dumped Biblical… Read more An Elmira Natives Perspective on the Agnes Flood of 1972: “I lived through the Flood, and founded the Friends of the Chemung River Watershed.”
by FCRW Volunteer – Brianna Riesbeck. On the evening of June 22nd, as the river began to rise, the population… Read more An Corning Natives Perspective on the Agnes Flood of 1972: “I was born after the Flood, but my parents lived through it and we still love this area.”
by Brianna Riesbeck, Volunteer. Earth Day 2022 is right around the corner and there is plenty to celebrate. It’s a… Read more A Crash Course in Climate Change
by Brianna Riesbeck, Volunteer. February is the month where cabin fever seems to hit the hardest. The holiday rush and… Read more Winter Paddling Safety
by Brianna Riesbeck, Volunteer. If you’re interested in birds or are involved at all in the Chemung Valley birding community,… Read more Birders Flock to See Elmira’s Snowy Visitor
In August, we had an amazing day with Burt Beebe from Honeybeemade, Mark Earley from Mark’s Hive Relocation, and Casella… Read more An Amazzzing Day!
by Emily Marino, Executive Director of the Friends of the Chemung River Watershed. I recently sat down with Dr. Katherine… Read more What is “Forest Bathing”?
by Emily Marino, Executive Director of the Friends of the Chemung River Watershed. On May 12 of 2021, I found… Read more The Adventures of a Southern Tier Marathon Kayaker
by Jim Pfiffer, Chemung River Friends Volunteer. When humans interfere with nature, it often results in a negative ripple effect… Read more How the Loss of Wolves Changed the Course of a River