By mdrillinger on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 - 1:21 pm
With Will Soter - The HikeSafe program, and the Hiker Responsibility Code were developed by the NH Fish & Game, and USDA Forest Service, in an effort to reduce the need for rescue, or recovery efforts....
By Rich Muellerleile on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014 - 3:33 pm
Not only is this week Fire Prevention Week, but Gov. Andrew Cuomo has just declared that today, Oct. 7, is Firefighter Appreciation Day. To mark the occasion, we've asked Rich Muellerleile, a firefighter, paramedic, and longtime Watershed Post columnist... Read more
By John Phillip Tappen on Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014 - 3:59 pm
Above: Kaaterskill Falls in April 2014. Photo by Paige Patunas, shared with the Watershed Post via our Flickr pool. A Dutchess County woman died yesterday evening after she fell from the top of Kaaterskill Falls, a popular Greene County tourist... Read more
By smunoz on Thursday, Apr. 10, 2014 - 2:31 pm
By Rich Muellerleile on Thursday, May. 23, 2013 - 2:44 pm
Photo taken on Cathedral Glen trail at Belleayre by Julia Reischel. The Catskill Mountains provide myriad activities for the avid adventurer, but they can also be risky for the unwary. Two activities notorious for thrusting unsuspecting souls into... Read more
By Thornquist on Saturday, Apr. 13, 2013 - 9:19 am
By Catskill Forest Association on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 - 12:05 pm
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013 - 11:33 am
Ulster County law enforcement officers are spearheading a county-wide effort to review local school safety policies, and are seeking input from the public about what can be done to make Ulster County schools safer. In the wake of the Newtown shootings in... Read more
By Rich Muellerleile on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 - 2:30 pm
Editor's note: This column ran in the Watershed Post on July 8, 2011. It's still good advice, and we're resurrecting it, in light of a spate of carbon monoxide poisonings and deaths around the region. Earlier this week, two Shokan residents were found... Read more
By Rich Muellerleile on Monday, Apr. 9, 2012 - 3:18 pm
Above: Stayin' Alive columnist (and Shandaken Ambulance Service captain) Rich Muellerleile properly geared up for a spin around town with local bike blogger Mike Wentland. I could try to scare you with a diatribe citing national statistics on mortality... Read more


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