By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jun. 15, 2015 - 11:58 am
John of Catskills Photography captured this young buck posing with some velvety new antlers in the Sullivan County hamlet of Rock Hill on June 2 and shared it in the Watershed Post Flickr pool. Correction: An alert reader points out that deer have antlers... Read more
By Catskill Forest Association on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:15 am
For those that hunt the great white-tailed deer of North America or that are involved in managing for any number of the popular game species, food plots are well known. According to Wikipedia, “a food plot is a planted area set aside to act as a food... 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 Katherine Speller on Thursday, Jun. 5, 2014 - 1:21 pm
Above: A still of the doe mid-crash, from the security camera footage of at Hudson Coffee Traders. Via Times Herald Record's Youtube channel.  Taking a break from the daily grind, a small doe crashed through the glass front door of Hudson Coffee Traders,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 - 12:41 pm
Above: A white-tailed deer browses at the shore of the Ashokan Reservoir. Photo by Flickr user Ken Ficara; published under Creative Commons license. Local hunters, New York City wants your help: The burgeoning deer population around the Ashokan Reservoir... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 - 12:22 pm
Photo of rescued deer posted on Facebook by the Lumberland Fire Department on Friday, January 4. From the river edge of Sullivan County comes a dramatic rescue story: Last Friday, the Lumberland Fire Deparment rescued a doe who had fallen through the ice... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 - 1:16 pm
A man who allegedly shot himself in the backside after dropping his .22 revolver while hunting on Thanksgiving Day will be charged with a felony, the New York Department of Environmental Conservation announced in a press release today. Timothy E. Kelly, a... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 - 2:10 pm
Nighttime photo of white-tailed deer by Flickr user Ian T. Edwards. Published under Creative Commons license. Four young Delaware County hunters have been arrested and charged with 85 violations of environmental conservation law that range from deer... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 - 2:31 pm
Watershed Post reader Cassie Perez sent us a video of a few baby bucks -- with miniature antlers -- play-fighting at dusk next to the Ashokan Reservoir last night. Yet another entry for the Wild Things Badge.  Cassie writes:  Here is a video I shot on 10/... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 - 12:44 pm
New York and Pennsylvania state environmental agencies are imposing emergency rules on hunters, after a captive deer in New Oxford, Pennsylvania was found to be infected with chronic wasting disease. Today, the New York State Department of Environmental... Read more


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