By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jul. 30, 2010 - 1:29 pm
It's that time of year again: The much-anticipated Schoharie County Sunshine Fair starts today and will be running all week. With a rodeo, demolition derby, tractor pulls, show animals and a giant Ferris wheel, the Sunshine Fair is about as innocently all... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jul. 21, 2010 - 6:07 pm
Flickr user mountaintrekker2001 came across this handsome eastern newt (Notophthalmus viridescens) on a recent hike in the Mohonk Preserve. Within a few years, if it's lucky enough to survive, this bright juvenile -- called a "red eft" -- will find a nice... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jul. 20, 2010 - 4:11 pm
If you live in or near the Catskill-Delaware watershed, you can't help but be aware that the water in your backyard goes to New York City. Still, even if you know New York well, it's tough to imagine the sheer mass of the city that drinks from our... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jul. 6, 2010 - 3:39 pm
Zero gravity ride in Margaretville. Photo by Alison Cherry. Across the watershed, rides were ridden, swims were swum, and fireworks were detonated. Here's the proof: photos of the Fourth of July, taken by our readers: Nature's 4th Display in Stony... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Jun. 1, 2010 - 11:19 am
Flickr user ritchie 59, a woodworker living near Kingston, spotted this wood-sided hot rod with its rat hood ornament in Kingston last week: someone's custom woodie coupe project.....kingston ny.....old chevy truck body? Photo used with permission.
By WP Newsroom on Monday, May. 24, 2010 - 12:06 pm
Blue_Mtn_Photos gets a glorious may-blooming field in Saugerties framed just right. Posted in the Watershed Post photo pool on Flickr.
By Lissa Harris on Monday, May. 24, 2010 - 11:57 am
Upstate New York is riddled with museums, landmarks, historical sites, preservation societies and the like. But here's one we haven't heard before: An outdoor museum for unspecified objects, consisting mainly of a giant wooden bobcat in a vacant lot.... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, May. 20, 2010 - 1:56 pm
The New York Flora Association is calling on all backyard entomologists to keep a sharp eye out for the rusty-patched bumblebee and the yellow banded bumblebee. If you spot one, let them know. According to the Xerxes Society, the two bee species are... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, May. 3, 2010 - 12:54 pm
A Woodstock yard abloom in bugleweed. (We think.) Photo credit: / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
By WP Newsroom on Monday, May. 3, 2010 - 12:37 pm
Akira Ohiso has photographic evidence of the seizure of a business on North Main Street in Liberty for tax delinquency. That giant orange "SEIZED" sign is pretty terrifying.


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