Streamy McStreamface, take a back seat: There’s a new frontrunner in the contest to name the small waterway that passes behind the Rosendale Recreation Center on Route 32.
Let’s be honest: You don’t want to fiddle with charts, and you’d like your astronomy fun and easy. Well, here it is.
Practitioners of four faith traditions — Lutheran, Sufi Muslim, Jewish, and Buddhist — will join in an Earth Day Observance at Zen Mountain Monastery in Mount Tremper. Sponsored by the Woodstock Interfaith Council, the panel discussion will address spiritual approaches to stewardship of the environment, followed by an outdoor ceremony in view of the mountain and a community dinner prepared by monastery staff.
The world was opening up to scientific study in the 18th century, and many men took up the study of botany. Jane Colden is the first female on record to have done so. And her Flora — Nov Eboracensis is one of the most extensive botanical studies of a single region carried out at the time.
Save time and money this week by registering for Healthy Ulster Spring at Mohonk Preserve. From Thursday, April 20 through Sunday, April 23, Ulster County Residents simply show proof of residency, and they can hike and explore Mohonk Preserve for free for an entire month!
Sunday, April 9: There’s general consensus that the Shawangunk Ridge comes to its northern terminus in the Town of Rosendale; but what about that disconnected promontory of rock that looms over Main Street, Joppenbergh Mountain?
With the first of April comes April Fools’ Day and the beginning of another trout season. For many an angler, me included, this day marks a rite of passage no matter what local weather or stream conditions may be.
“The Quarry Fox: And Other Critters of the Wild Catskills” is an amazing work, as much a clarion call announcing a quietly strong new voice in nonfiction writing and reflection as a key work about this unique region we call home.
“This is pretty incredible asset for the town.”
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.