New York state Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the addition of seven new locations to the New York State Birding Trail, including two in Dunkirk. These new locations bring the total number of birding trail locations across the state to 332, providing a variety of quality birding experiences for New Yorkers and visitors to enjoy. “The New York State Birding Trail provides access to exceptional birding and a high-quality, sustainable opportunity to experience nature,” Seggos said. DEC manages the New York State Birding Trail in collaboration with partners that include the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. With 332 locations, the Statewide Birding Trail provides birding opportunities for everyone, regardless of age, ability, identity, or background, across New York State.
Lopez Obrador denies the reforms are a threat to democracy and says criticism is elitist. Few at Sunday’s demonstration had any kind words for Lopez Obrador, either. Lopez Obrador has imported coronavirus vaccines, medical workers and stone railway ballast from Cuba, but has shown little taste for socialist policies at home. Lopez Obrador remains highly popular in Mexico, with approval ratings of around 60 per cent. But Lopez Obrador has also openly criticized oversight and regulatory agencies, the courts and congress.'1 month ago India Today
"The Russian invasion of Ukraine has triggered the most massive violations of human rights we are living today," UN chief Antonio Guterres told the rights council on the first day of a record six-week session. Montenegro's President Milo Djukanovic, among nearly 150 ministers and heads of state and government set to address the Human Rights Council this week, cautioned that "Russian aggression is a test for the entire world." In her speech to the conference, German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock also denounced Russia for "undermining the arms control architecture we all depend on." Others use a wrecking ball," he said, noting that the past century of astounding progress in human rights and development had "gone into reverse". Speaking via video link, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba also called during that event for an extension of the investigation.1 month ago Today Online
The Best FIFA Football Awards took place in Paris, France this evening, with Lionel Messi walking away with the top prize. Eight awards were given out, and FIFA FIFPRO World 11 for both the Men’s and Women’s categories were also announced. Aston Villa goalie and Argentina international Emiliano Martinez scooped the Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper award. Marcin Oleksy wins the FIFA Puskas Award for this incredible goal… 👏#TheBest📹 @AmpFutbolPolskapic.twitter.com/wwDYPgLmpW — The Athletic | Football (@TheAthleticFC) February 27, 2023England manager Sarina Wiegman emerged as the Best FIFA Women’s Coach. Argentina manager Lionel Scaloni went home with the Best FIFA Men’s Coach award for his side’s heroics at the 2022 World Cup.1 month ago Football Today
Kirk wins Honda in playoff, Howell gets 1st LIV titlePALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Chris Kirk waited nearly eight years to win a PGA Tour event again. Cole failed to get up-and-down from right of the green and made par, giving Kirk new life in the playoff. Starting one shot behind Yannik Paul, Siem took a share of the lead after a 20-foot birdie putt at the fourth. They remained tied through 13 holes, and Siem regained the lead with a 15-foot birdie putt on the 15th hole. 18 to win moments after Paul slid his birdie putt wide from about 12 feet.1 month ago USA Today
Angela Bassett, Jamie Lee Curtis did their thing to support Ariana DeBose after BAFTA rap criticismShow Caption Hide Caption SAG Awards nominations: Tom Cruise snubbed, Adam Sandler recognized Notable names were snubbed from nominations for the 29th Screen Actors Guild Awards, including Tom Cruise and Michelle Williams. Entertain This!, USA TODAYLOS ANGELES – Angela Bassett and Jamie Lee Curtis are making it clear, they loved Ariana DeBose's rap about the nominated women at last weekend's BAFTA Awards, which went viral and brought out vocal haters. The Oscar-winning "West Side Story" actress rapped about "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" star Bassett, singing "Angela Bassett did the thing." California storms wreak red carpet havocOne of the biggest red carpet weekends of Hollywood's awards season had one uninvited guest: gnarly winter storms bringing rain and even snow. It was so cold," Sheryl Lee Ralph of "Abbott Elementary" said from the relative warm of the SAG red carpet.1 month ago USA Today
SCOTT... delaying will see us moving closer towards the constitutional duty for a general election. MONTEGO BAY, St James — Political commentator Shalman Scott has raised concern over the viability of the Government's decision to postpone the local government election. According to Scott, the decision, which will see the Local Government Election being delayed until February 28, 2024, may be troublesome, as Jamaicans are expected to vote in a general election in 2025. So what is happening is that delaying this parish council election will see us moving closer towards the constitutional duty for a general election," Scott said. At the same time, Scott told the Sunday Observer that this one year delay will not achieve what the Government is seeking to do for the Jamaican economy.1 month ago Jamaica Observer
The National Weather Service warned of flooding risks in both San Diego and Los Angeles on Saturday. Blizzard warnings will remain in effect in mountainous areas surrounding Los Angeles and the Sierra Nevada farther north through Saturday afternoon. Meanwhile, winter weather forced the closure of Yosemite National Park through Wednesday, the park announced on Saturday. A winter storm warning will remain in effect in those areas until 4 p.m. Sunday. A winter storm watch is in effect in Portland, Oregon starting Saturday evening and lasting until Sunday morning, with accumulations between 1 and 6 inches possible.1 month ago USA Today