Town officials are looking for anyone who might know the name of the stream that passes behind the Rec Center. If they can’t come up with a historical name, they’ll give it one.
It’s a tricky business, dealing with events that happen at the same time. Are they linked, or just coincidental? Case in point: climate change.
The best way to make friends with a porcupine? Offer the apple-loving critters a Red Delicious apple, which according to Melissa Gillmer, head keeper at Bear Mountain’s Trailside Museums and Zoo, is their preferred variety of one of their favorite foods.
We stand at the top of the falls and look down to see a glacier filling the valley below us; as we watch, it slowly rises up the canyon and then we have to step out of the way as it swells up over the falls themselves. We lift up into the air and turn around to watch as the flow of the ice continues on to South Lake. Geologists can do that sort of thing.
Sarvananda Bluestone’s blog entries for the past weekend capture the whiteness that blanketed the region and disrupted its power.
Perhaps the best thing about the new renovations at Kaaterskill Falls is the new side path.
Held weekly each February, the “Secrets of the Shawangunks” 2017 series highlights glaciers, the American chestnut, porcupines and wildfires.
Twilight won’t be the same without Venus hovering in the middle of it.
Honey bees are great and all, but did you know many native bees are actually better pollinators because the co-evolved with local plants?
Random evolution can’t explain the dragonfly’s wing. Unlike the evolution of giraffes’ necks, where any incremental increase in length would offer evolutionary advantages, a step-by-step process just wouldn’t work for a wing design. The wrong shape would be useless, and confer no advantage whatsoever.