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Around the Watershed

Spring Bird Migration Underway

Are you won­der­ing when you’ll hear the sweet song of the yel­low war­bler again? Check out the likely arrival date of your favorite feath­ered inhab­i­tant of the Ashokan water­shed at Cornell’s Bird­Cast web­page. (Yel­low war­blers are just begin­ning to return from their win­ter homes to breed in forests of the North­east!) If you really want to keep track […]

Volunteers Help to Restore Stony Clove Creek

About 30 vol­un­teers came out on Sat­ur­day to plant 800 trees, shrubs, and wil­lows along a restored sec­tion of chan­nel and hill­s­lope on the Stony Clove Creek at Wright Road. The event was orga­nized by Trout Unlim­ited with assis­tance from the Ulster County Soil & Water Con­ser­va­tion District’s Adam Doan. TU mem­bers from both the Catskill Moun­tain and Ashokan-Pepacton […]

US-India Exchange in Mt. Tremper

A del­e­ga­tion of senior level For­est Super­vi­sors from India’s state agen­cies will be in Mount Trem­per to give a pre­sen­ta­tion on for­est man­age­ment and water for drink­ing, agri­cul­ture, and hydro-power in India. The pre­sen­ta­tion will be on Wednes­day, April 26, at 6:30 PM at the Catskill Inter­pre­tive Center—5096 Route 28, Mount Trem­per, NY. This spe­cial presentation […]

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