By Jim Pfiffer, Chemung River Friends Volunteer. It’s common to see bald eagles while paddling on or walking along the… Read more Bald Eagle Numbers Are Soaring
By Jim Pfiffer, River Friends volunteer. I need to get out of the house and back to nature. The virus,… Read more Spring hiking cures cabin fever. No prescription needed.
By Jim Pfiffer of Elmira, NY. Hello and welcome to a new series of blog posts about Mother Nature and… Read more Nature Viewed Through an Old Man’s Eyes
New signs are being installed on the Walnut Street Bridge in Elmira to warn Chemung River paddlers about the hazardous… Read more New Signs on Walnut Street Bridge Warn Paddlers
Cabin fever and warm weather encourage people to get outside and enjoy nature for recreation, education and an environmental adventure.… Read more Enjoying Outdoors During the Pandemic
Chemung River Friends is proud to announce that Emily Marino, of Corning, took over as the organization’s executive director on… Read more Welcome New Director, Emily Marino
Under a new law, known as Brianna’s Law, all motor boat operators will need a boating safety certificate. If you… Read more New Law for Safer Boating
When school is out, it’s time for family fun outdoors. If hiking, swimming, biking, paddling, or camping is your thing,… Read more Kid-Friendly Outdoor Spots in the Finger Lakes
Keeping our waterways safe and clean requires teamwork. That’s why The Chemung County Sheriff’s Department, Chemung River Friends, and the… Read more Thank You, Local Heroes!
Dear River Friend, We are overcoming the COVID-19 virus and learning how to best deal with the “new normal” means… Read more We Need Your Support