Remembering the ash…

Some of us have heard stories from our grandparents – or even great grandparents – about the American chestnut tree. Chestnut trees were used in flooring, fine furniture, building construction, and even fence-posts. More...

Posted 7/5/2016 08:32 PM

From the Forest

Catskill Mountain News Publisher Dick Sanford has announced that Ryan Trapani has joined the paper’s staff as a columnist. More...

Posted 3/15/2016 05:31 PM

From the Forest

What Happened Here?

A week or so ago I went hiking with my friend, Dr. Michael Kudish to Little Pond state campground. Dr. More...

Posted 5/10/2016 07:31 PM

From the Forest

Fruitful Forests, One Fruitful Tree

This spring I’ve spent some time pruning old apple trees. They were neglected old trees that either the previous landowner planted or the current one forgot about, or simply a seedling that began its life through a deer’s rumen. More...

Posted 4/26/2016 06:20 PM