By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, May. 1, 2012 - 2:10 pm
The great nature writer John Burroughs once wrote with curmudgeonly spleen that the automobile was a "demon," able to "seek out even the most secluded nook or corner of the forest and befoul it with noise and smoke." That was before Henry Ford gave him... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, May. 1, 2012 - 1:17 pm giant leap for newtkind. Photographer Christopher Mooney took this shot of a red-spotted newt, called an "eft" while it is in the bright red, land-dwelling juvenile phase of its life, on a country road in Bovina Center on April 21. Most amphibians... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Apr. 30, 2012 - 6:58 pm
The rolling landscape of upstate New York is a little more lush than the dry West Asian desert Camelus dromedarius is native to, but these guys don't seem to mind. Catskills Photography took this shot of camels grazing on emerald-green new spring grass in... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Apr. 25, 2012 - 12:09 pm
John, who goes by "Catskills Photography" on Flickr, came across a few geese napping on the bank of the Neversink River yesterday, and snapped this photo of one who snoozed on oblivious to the camera. (To see the image in full high-res glory, click the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Apr. 24, 2012 - 9:33 am
There's snow on the high peaks this morning, and we've got the photos to prove it. Above is the scene outside WP headquarters in New Kingston around 7:30am. (Our poor peas and garlic shoots!) Do you have a photo of the year's first snow? Share it with us... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Apr. 4, 2012 - 3:08 pm
The Catskills are full of summer camps, one for every ethnicity. Carolyn Simmons of West Laurels, NY visited a Russian summer camp called OTRADNOYE in Swan Lake, Sullivan County back in 2009. The camp's brightly-colored campus was deserted when she was... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Mar. 27, 2012 - 5:49 pm
No, that's not the Shire -- it's the sun over Bovina Center this morning, illuminating farm fields that are already turning from gold to green in earnest. Photo by Christopher Mooney, shared in the Watershed Post's Flickr group pool. For a larger view,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Mar. 19, 2012 - 3:03 pm
Photographer Christopher Mooney got this beautiful close-up of a golden eagle (or immature bald eagle?) near the shore of the Pepacton Reservoir yesterday. Posted to the Watershed Post Flickr group. (Local photographers, if you'd like to see your photos... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Mar. 5, 2012 - 2:45 pm
Over the weekend, local photographer Mark Zilberman caught the soulful gaze of his neighbor's horse on film. (Well, on pixels, anyway.) Photo taken in Andes on March 3. Thanks to Mark for sharing it in our Watershed Post Flickr group pool. We often... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Nov. 28, 2011 - 2:23 pm
It's not easy to get a photo like this, but with patience, a long exposure, and a clear night, you can take some astonishing images. This gorgeous photo of a home ablaze with light under a clear Delaware County night sky was taken by local photographer... Read more


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