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Air Pollution Spotlight: Particulate Matter (PM)

Fine particulate matter, or PM2.5   (particles 2.5 microns (µm) in size and smaller), is a mixture of microscopic particles of solids or liquids in the air. PM2.5 is released into the air … more

Protect waters from Aquatic Invasive Species

While fishing this season, you can take steps to protect your waters from aquatic invasives species (AIS). AIS can outcompete native species, damage economies and ecosystems, and negatively impact … more

Prevent rabbit hemorrhagic disease

Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease (RHD) is a fatal virus that affects rabbits and hares. A new strain, RHDV2, was identified in 2010. In 2020, RHDV2 jumped to wild rabbits and hares in the southwestern … more

Thunderstorm safety

If you’re outside and suddenly see darkening skies, increasing wind, or a drop in temperature, be aware that a thunderstorm may be looming. Thunderstorms are most common in the spring and … more

Did you know...

Four of the Catskill Region’s six New York City Water Supply reservoirs - Cannonsville, Neversink, Pepacton and Schoharie – are open to non-motorized recreational boating. A quiet paddle … more

SUNY Delhi students maintain Finger Lakes Trail

Catskill Mountain Club Directors John Sandman and Rick Roberts, president, recently led a group of SUNY Delhi students on a trail maintenance trip to a section of the Finger Lakes Trail near the Rock … more

Crappie Fishing Basics

New York is home to both black crappie and white crappie, although black crappie are the predominant species throughout the state. Shortly after ice out crappie congregate in schools in shallower … more

Tight Lines: Food for thought when fishing

Now is a perfect time to take a few hours to visit your favorite fishing stream and spend some quality time with Mother Nature. Here are some ideas to consider the next time you wet a line: If there … more

2023-24 deer harvest statistics

During the 2023-24 hunting seasons hunters in New York harvested an estimated 209,781 deer. The 2023-24 deer harvest included more than twice as many older bucks - bucks two-and-a-half years old or … more

2024 ‘Catskills Legends’ inducted and celebrated

ROSCOE - Three contributors to the art and sport of fly fishing were honored at the 2024 Catskill Legends annual dinner and fundraiser, Saturday, May 11. The event honors individuals who have … more

Camping — Going Primitive

Want to get away from it all? Primitive (or backcountry) camping may be for you. Primitive camping involves camping in a tent or lean-to deep in the woods, away from the hustle and bustle of … more

7th annual Beardbuster is well attended

The seventh annual Beard Buster Turkey contest sponsored by the East Meredith Fish and Game Club May 4 and 5, was well attended with 91 entries. Approximately $2,500 was raised at the event and will … more
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