By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jun. 4, 2013 - 8:58 am
A dreamy June landscape: vivid green grass, ripe seed heads, and the inexorable march of tiny feet. Jen Williams Dragon took this shot of a few recently emerged Brood II 17-year cicadas in the Ulster County hamlet of Malden, near the Hudson River, on... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jun. 3, 2013 - 4:23 pm
Dawn on the Ashokan Reservoir: A perfect time to be alone with just a rowboat, a fishing pole and the sound of the mountains waking up for company. Photographer Tim Cox snapped this photo on the morning of Saturday, June 1; shared in the Watershed Post's... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, May. 28, 2013 - 10:02 am
This spring, Peekamoose Restaurant & Tap Room sponsored our Catskills-wide photo contest, in which over 60 readers from around the region sent us images of their favorite Catskills outdoor experiences. After much deliberation, our seven-person jury... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, May. 25, 2013 - 3:46 pm
Snow on Memorial Day Weekend? In the high peaks, anything's possible. Watershed Post reader Jamie Sabuda took this shot at 8am on Hunter Mountain this morning, on Becker Hollow Trail at roughly 3800 feet in elevation. "Thought y'all might like to see,"... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, May. 23, 2013 - 10:49 am
"Here they come," writes Watershed Post reader Penny Johnson, who snapped this photo of cicadas emerging in a West Hurley garden at 8am this morning.  This year marks the emergence of Brood II, a group of 17-year cicadas in the Northeast that have spent... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Apr. 30, 2013 - 11:46 am
Above: Just some of the entries in this year's Catskills Outdoor Guide photo contest, as pictured on our contest Flickr group.  The contest is now closed. Winners will be announced on May 28, 2013. Thanks!  We've received 24 entries in our 2013 Catskills... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Apr. 9, 2013 - 9:39 am
Above: The Catskill mountains still waking up to spring, seen from a high perch atop Sam's Point in Ellenville. Photo taken April 7, 2013 by Ethan Myers; shared in the Watershed Post's Flickr pool. Blue sky, blue hills -- and a vivid green landscape that... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Mar. 29, 2013 - 1:08 pm
Spring is taking its sweet time getting to the Catskills this year. The raw March weather might be taking its toll on fingers and toes, but it's also doing a fine job of preserving the cathedral-like ice formations on Kaaterskill Falls, as photographer... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Mar. 27, 2013 - 3:51 pm
Snowdrops are beginning to bloom in the Catskill mountains -- which means crocuses can't be far behind. Photo taken in front of the New Kingston Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, March 27. Got a keen eye for backyard biology? By watching when the plants... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2013 - 10:54 am
Nope, it's not a yellowing photograph exhumed from a family attic: This shot was taken on March 7 by photographer James McCracken, who climbed Slide Mountain with his friend Marshall Rudd.  A late-winter hike along the 6.8 mile loop to the summit of the... Read more


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