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By Julia Reischel on Sunday, May. 20, 2012 - 1:30 pm
Summer is on its way in. Memorial Day is a week from tomorrow, and our special Memorial Day Guide is out. We'll be posting stories and events to it all week, so come back early and often to plan your weekend. One of the big stories of this year's... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 - 12:29 pm
Our correspondent Aaron Bennett reports this morning on a dozen signs that have appeared along Oliverea Road in the Big Indian/Oliverea Valley. The signs, which seem to have appeared today, announce that hunters have joined the Occupy Wall Street movement... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011 - 3:40 pm
Photo of new street sign in Allaben sporting a Catskills Park disc logo. Photo by Aaron Bennett. Stalwart Watershed Post correspondent Aaron Bennett has noticed a new crop of Catskill Park signage going up in Shandaken this week. (The first batch of new... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Mar. 1, 2011 - 3:45 pm
Can you spot the bald eagle in the above photo? Flickr user Ted Kerwin took the picture in the Roundout Reservoir in 2003. I Love New York wrote a blog post last week to remind likely Manhattan day-trippers that March is prime bald-eagle-watching season,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Nov. 8, 2010 - 1:37 pm
A snowman at Buck Ridge Lookout on West Kill Mountain, at 3,500 feet of elevation. Photo by Bob Moses.  Our correspondent Aaron Bennett, the regional director of the Catskill Mountainkeeper, led a hike up West Kill mountain in Greene County on Saturday.... Read more
By Aaron Bennett on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010 - 12:46 pm
In honor of Lark in the Park, this week's festival of outdoors activities in the Catskills, I'd like to issue a call to arms: If the Catskills are ever going to become an outdoor recreational mecca, we have a lot of work to do. We need to tear down the... Read more
By Aaron Bennett on Wednesday, Jun. 23, 2010 - 11:19 am
Ever since its inception back in 1993, National Trails Day has been held on the first Saturday in June. If you have never heard of National Trails Day, it is the only nationwide celebration of trails and was inspired by President Ronald Reagan's... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jun. 21, 2010 - 6:20 am
Our columnist Aaron Bennett spent the weekend at the Clearwater Festival. Looks pretty idyllic from where he was sitting. 
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jun. 10, 2010 - 4:04 pm
In May, students hailing from Manhattan Comprehensive Day and Night HS trucked up to Greene County to plant trees along the once-degraded Batavia Kill with kids from Jefferson Central and Gilboa-Conesville Schools. Our columnist Aaron Bennett was there... Read more
By Aaron Bennett on Friday, Apr. 30, 2010 - 12:48 pm
Normally the month of April, or “mud season,” as it is affectionately known, is relatively quiet in the high peaks region. The ski centers close down, many of the restaurant owners and innkeepers shut their doors for a few weeks to seek out warmer and... Read more


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