By Rebecca Andre on Tuesday, Jun. 14, 2016 - 4:59 pm
Above: A black bear in the Catskills. Photo by Rebecca Andre. Spring in the Catskills is a breathtaking season of roaring waterfalls, eagles taking flight and pastures covered in blooming wildflowers—and, thanks to our resident black bear population, of... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jul. 16, 2015 - 4:36 pm
A black bear cub that got its head stuck in a plastic jar was freed by Greene County DEC conservation officers after a four-hour stakeout in the Catskills hamlet of Palenville on June 30. The cub, stumbling blindly with its head stuck in a large opaque... Read more
By Delaware County Tourism on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:23 pm
As the mountainsides come alive with color in the Great Western Catskills, hunters begin fletching arrows, sighting their scopes, and hiking the woods checking tree stands and tracking wildlife. From bear and bobcat, to deer, turkey and small game,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Apr. 15, 2011 - 3:09 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation officers have set a large trap for the bear that knocked down a Cairo woman in front of her home earlier this week, the Daily Mail reports. The first bear that is caught in the trap will be killed,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Apr. 14, 2011 - 8:47 am
The Daily Mail is reporting this morning that a black bear cruising for tasty garbage attacked a Cairo women in her driveway yesterday afternoon. The woman, who is 53, hurt her back during the encounter, and was taken to Albany Medical Center for... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Mar. 29, 2011 - 3:30 pm
Black bear cub. Photo by Alan Vernon, via Flickr. According to the New York State Department of Conservation's 2010 hunting numbers for bear and deer, which were released yesterday, the Catskills are the place to go if you're hunting black bear. Three... Read more
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