By lissakiernan on Tuesday, Jun. 12, 2018 - 10:25 am
Join Poetry Barn at Kingston's Rough Draft Bar & Books for "The Elephants Are Asking: Writers in the Wild” an electrifying afternoon of ecological praise and protest. Hear new work from David Gonzalez, Lissa Kiernan, Meghann Plunkett, Mary Newell, Ana... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016 - 3:36 pm
Divers are working to recover a tugboat that sank in New York City's upstate Schoharie Reservoir on Monday, Dec. 19, spilling a small amount of fuel oil into the reservoir.  According to DEP spokesman Adam Bosch, the tugboat was being used for ongoing... Read more
Drought-stricken Esopus Creek
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 - 3:22 pm
New York State environmental officials have issued an emergency ban on fishing in the upper Esopus Creek, citing prolonged drought that has left water levels in the creek alarmingly low.  Fishing is prohibited in an 11.9-mile stretch of the creek, from... Read more
By dgalusha on Monday, Jul. 4, 2016 - 2:35 pm
Wild Saturday at John Burroughs' Woodchuck Lodge, 1633 Burroughs Memorial Rd., Roxbury. Herpetology enthusiast Rachel Pollak will provide a survey of the most common herpetofauna one would meet on a Catskill trail. A visual guide will be provided, and... Read more


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