invasive species

By Laney Salisbury on Friday, Jun. 26, 2015 - 10:40 am
Many trees along Route 23C leading up to the Mountain Top Arboretum in the Greene County village of Tannersville don't stand a chance. They are ash trees, victims of the ongoing Catskills invasion by the emerald ash borer, and they loom over the road like... Read more
By Leigh Melander on Monday, May. 4, 2015 - 12:19 pm
Spillian Second Sundays | NYNJTC Trail UA Great Success! Our deep thanks to Will Soter, from Upstate Adventure Guides and the  Catskill Region – New York-New Jersey Trail Conference for a wonderful year of Spillian Second Sundays programs -- we've... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014 - 3:38 pm
For the federal wildlife biologists tasked with keeping New York State boar-free, rounding up Zybysek Trunirz's escaped wild Eurasian boars has become something of a regular occurrence.  A few weeks ago, it happened again: A group of boars escaped from... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Apr. 30, 2014 - 4:06 pm
Above: A trailcam in Delaware County catches a nocturnal glimpse of an elusive wild boar. Photo taken in August 2013; courtesy of USDA APHIS. A statewide ban on the hunting and trapping of feral swine -- also known as wild boars or Eurasian boars -- went... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 - 9:03 am
Above: A trailcam captures a nighttime view of a wild boar in Delaware County. Photo taken in August of 2013; courtesy of Justin Gansowski of the USDA. This week, federal wildlife agents armed with cameras and sniper rifles are patrolling New York State... Read more
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 Kiraly on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 - 3:41 pm
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


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