Tag Archives: Environment

Winter Birds and Owl Pellets at Gateway

On a mild Thursday (Jan. 26), members of the Lifestyles Media Department went to Gateway National Recreation Area at Great Kills for a program on birds. It was just after a nor’easter had hit the area, and Park Services Ranger Kathy Garofalo explained that the birds had deserted the feeders. So with some models and […]

Our Goals for 2017

“I want to teach people French, singing in French. And I want to learn to cook pasta.” -Sunnurha Vertus

Top 10 Life-Wire News Service Stories of 2016

Life-Wire News Service had a spectacular first full year.  Here are our most popular stories of 2016. 1- Koko Gets Her PBS Close-Up  Our crew reviewed the PBS/BBC documentary Koko: The Gorilla Who Talks.  Koko lives at the Gorilla Foundation with Penny Patterson, who taught her sign language. -Anthony Pabon 2- Living with Down Syndrome: Eric […]