Catskill Park

By Timothy Knight on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017 - 12:00 pm
The Catskill Park will have its day in Albany on Tuesday, Feb. 7, when local advocates descend on the state legislature to lobby for tourism and recreation funding for the region. Unlike its larger cousin, the Adirondack Park, the 700,000-acre Catskill... Read more
By Catskill Center for Conservation and Development on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016 - 1:01 pm
The economy of the Catskill region is built on the natural beauty of its forever wild land. To further preserve and enhance this region’s economy we ask for an appropriate funding level of $10 million from a multitude of sources that will form a “... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Apr. 1, 2016 - 5:13 pm
Above: Rick Roberts, the president of the Catskill Mountain Club, advocating for dedicated funding for the Catskill Park in the 2016-2017 New York state budget in Rep. Kevin Cahill's office on Feb. 9, 2016. Photo by Julia Reischel.  Despite months of... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jun. 4, 2015 - 9:58 am
Above: Eight Catskills towns, villages and nonprofits received grant money from the DEC this week. From left: Hunter Town Councilman David Kukle, Neversink Town Supervisor Mark McCarthy, CWC planner Peter Manning, Lexington Town Supervisor Dixie Baldrey,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Apr. 30, 2015 - 4:38 pm
Saturday, May 2 is the “I Love My Park Day,” a day of outdoor cleanup and volunteerism sponsored by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and the Parks and Trails of New York organization. One of the woes of the Catskill... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 - 9:18 am
Above: “Big Indian Leaves,” taken in Big Indian by Michael LoBianco, the 4th Place winner in the 2014 Catskills Great Outdoor Experience Photo Contest. The trees are popping into color like popcorn. If you haven't wandered somewhere outside in the... Read more
By John Phillip Tappen on Monday, Jun. 30, 2014 - 3:42 pm
CBS 6 in Albany has reported that a woman who fell nearly 70 feet from the Kaaterskill Falls on Saturday has died from her injuries. The woman, who has not yet been identified, died at Albany Medical Center while undergoing emergency surgery, according to... 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 wateradmin on Monday, Aug. 8, 2011 - 7:59 pm
Welcome to a work in progress that, like the original intent behind the Winchester Mystery House in San Jose California, will I am sure keep changing. (For those curious and/or uninformed about this particular odd metaphoric reference, here is the url for... Read more


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