Last call — The Catskill Regional Invasive Species Partnership (CRISP) is funding projects (up to $30,000) to stop the spread of invasive species that threaten our region, raise awareness about invasive species, encourage the public to participate in the study of invasives and support local conservation organizations.
A total of $120,000 will be awarded to fund proposals, received by January 15th.
“I'm collecting data on bird nests in knotweed (Polygonum
cuspidatum s.l.) stands. This is the time of year when you can easily
see meters into a stand, even while driving roads.”
Annie Hayes hand-hooked rug.Read More
With several hunting and trapping seasons now open, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) are encouraging outdoor enthusiasts to follow some commonsense safety precautions this fall and winter.Read More
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) is announcing the availability of the draft Sundown Wild Forest and Vernooy Kill State Forest Unit Management Plan (UMP) and an upcoming meeting to receive comments on the draft.Read More
Colors of the Catskills: A Photography Program with Francis X. Driscoll will be held on Saturday, October 13, at 7:00 PM at the Catskill Interpretive Center in Mount Tremper, New York. This special presentation is open to the public and is free of charge.
Renowned photographer Francis X. Driscoll will share some of his best moments in the Catskills and explain the creative process behind his work.Read More
DEC and DAM Announce Confirmed Finding of Spotted Lanternfly in Albany and Yates Counties
State Agencies Encourage Public to Report Findings of Invasive PestRead More
Calling all makers — The Catskill Center’s Erpf Gallery is calling for submissions of functional art for their 3rd annual exhibit, Function or Form: Utilitarian Art.Read More
Researchers say there's growing evidence that nature has a powerful effect on us, improving both our physical and psychological health
Illustration: Angela Hsieh for NPRRead More