Posts tagged Catskill Park
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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Catskill Center's Executive and Associate Directors attend Governor Cuomo's Mid-Hudson State of the State Address

The Catskill Center's Executive Director Jeff Senterman and Associate Director Kali Bird had the opportunity to attend Governor Cuomo's Mid-Hudson State of the State Address at SUNY Purchase on January 10, 2017. We joined other non-profits, elected officials, and citizens of the region, to hear the Governor speak about his upcoming plans.

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Meet Lari

We’ve been talking a lot about hemlocks here at the Catskill Center this past year. They’re an iconic part of the Catskills, whether they are providing ideal trout stream habitat, stabilizing steep slopes, or just perfectly framing an aesthetic waterfall getaway. Unfortunately, hemlocks in the Catskills (and elsewhere along the East coast) have been struggling to overcome an attack by an invasive insect: the hemlock woolly adelgid.

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A victory for the Catskill Park's viewshed

Recently a 100-foot weather tower was proposed on land adjacent to the Catskill Park's Forest Preserve. The proposed tower is to be east of Clum Hill in the Town of Hunter, on the ridge leading to the Roundtop and Kaaterskill High Peak mountain range, which is part of the Catskill Park’s forever wild, Forest Preserve lands and is classified by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) as Wild Forest. It is not an exaggeration to say that the view of Kaaterskill High Peak and Roundtop is considered one of the most iconic views in the Catskills

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