By Hanford Mills Museum on Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014 - 1:44 pm
Fall event features lumberjack skills, woodworking demos, children’s activities, music, and Mill tours [East Meredith, NY September 23, 2014] Thwack, chop, buzz and hum. It’s the Woodsmen’s Festival, 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, October 4 at Hanford Mills... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 - 4:29 pm
Above: Storm-felled trees on New York City-owned land on Houck Mountain, northeast of the Cannonsville Reservoir in Beerston, NY, in May of 2013. Photos courtesy of NYC DEP. Blame it on the rain -- and the wind, and the torrential flooding. In the past... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 - 12:41 pm
Above: A white-tailed deer browses at the shore of the Ashokan Reservoir. Photo by Flickr user Ken Ficara; published under Creative Commons license. Local hunters, New York City wants your help: The burgeoning deer population around the Ashokan Reservoir... Read more
By Karen Rauter on Thursday, Sep. 26, 2013 - 3:17 pm
By Lissa Harris on Monday, May. 20, 2013 - 4:35 pm
Above: A state Department of Environmental Conservation map showing emerald ash borer distribution in New York State. For a larger version, visit the DEC's website.  The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced Monday that... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Apr. 12, 2013 - 10:31 am
Photo of Ashokan Reservoir Fountain by Flickr user ianbckwltr; published under Creative Commons license. Part of the public area near the Ashokan Reservoir Fountain will be closed until April 25 while a contractor cleans up hundreds of trees damaged or... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Aug. 10, 2012 - 12:42 pm
Above: Photo of emerald ash borer taken at the USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station Laboratory, East Lansing, Michigan. Source: The march of the invasive emerald ash borer across the Catskills continues. Today, the state... Read more
By Kiraly on Tuesday, Jul. 31, 2012 - 3:58 pm
By Pure Catskills on Friday, Jun. 15, 2012 - 12:50 pm
By Pure Catskills on Friday, Jun. 15, 2012 - 12:42 pm


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