Jeff Senterman on Hiking Safely — 5 Questions

The fourth of July is upon us. The weekend is long and its a fine time to get out into the woods. Of course, waterfalls are often best seen from slippery climbs and sometimes its hard to know how long a trail to attempt.  

In order to wise up a bit, I put put five questions to Jeff Senterman (our Catskill Center executive director and half grizzly bear) on the topic. And he generously answered:

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Opening of the Beaverkill Covered Bridge

The Catskill Center was thrilled to be able to attend the ribbon cutting celebration for the reconstructed Beaverkill Covered Bridge on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. The bridge provides access to the NYSDEC's Beaverkill Campground. On a beautiful Catskills day, we were all able to celebrate this accomplishment and thank all those involved!

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Cocktail Party at the Thorn Preserve Cottage

In the Zena section of Woodstock there is a gorgeous pocket of land, forever protected from development, and open to all. It has meadow with paths groomed for walking and forest. There are wetlands and stream and a pond. Sixty acres entire, the property offers a stunning view of Overlook Mountain and the wildlife is abundant — a direct result from such a diverse and protected habitat. This is the Catskill Center Thorn Preserve.

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