Now we are ready to continue on toward Kaaterskill Clove itself. It used to be that the trail up the canyon was officially a dead end. It ended at the bottom of the falls, and hikers were discouraged from going any farther. Now, however, as we have seen, you can climb the stairs and hike on to the top of the falls.
Volunteers act as crossing guards, literally picking the animals up and moving them across a road to keep them alive.
If 2016 was the Year of the Chicken in the Town of Ulster, 2017 is shaping up to be the Year of the Cat.
Many enterprising local salamanders made the trip to their spring spawning grounds in late February, weeks ahead of schedule.
A bike and pedestrian path is planned for 200-acre Bristol Beach.
Sunday, 3/12: Enjoy Daylight Savings Time and the Full Moon from a lovely perch with a 360-degree view in a park that you may not yet have discovered.
Monday, 3/13: The address, entitled “Our Environmental Destiny,” will provide a reminder of the role that natural resources play “in our work, our health and our national identity.”
The Shawangunk Ridge Biodiversity Partnership’s winter lecture series concluded last Thursday with “Fire on the Ridge,” a discussion of forest ecology and wildfire management with Gabe Chapin, forest ecologist with The Nature Conservancy, and Hank Alicandri, director of Sam’s Point in Minnewaska State Park Preserve.
To the public, exoplanets are exciting if they’re similar to Earth. And finding life somewhere out there would be the coolest possible thing. I see it differently.
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.