By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 - 11:51 am
Photo by John from Catskills Photography. Shared in the Watershed Post's Flickr group pool. Uncounted in any official statistics on Sandy's destruction: This tiny bird's nest, found on November 1 by a Monticello resident checking his yard for storm damage... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 - 5:38 pm
Above: The egg of a Bicknell's thrush, Catharus bicknelli. Photo by Flickr user Kent McFarland; published under Creative Commons license. If there's one creature birdwatchers hope most fervently to find on a trip to the Catskills's high peaks, it's... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012 - 10:54 am
Over a dozen people tried their hand at writing a caption for this awesome photo of an Eastern Screech Owl over the weekend. Choosing a winner was hard, but not that hard, because Pat Guido went the extra mile by having the owl ask a critical question... 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
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 - 1:37 pm
Above: A photo of a bear taken by a trail cam in Margaretville. Courtesy of Adam Varsano. Last week, we urged you to send us your bear photos -- and did you ever. Thanks to Adam Varsano, whose furry subject appears to have noticed that his cover has been... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 - 1:51 pm
Photo of Muzzy arrows by Flickr user Justin D. Miller. Published under Creative Commons license. Early October is usually prime time for leaf-peeping in the Catskills. This year, it's time for deer-hunting too, thanks to a rule change by the state... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Sep. 28, 2012 - 3:21 pm
John of Catskills Photography surprised this fellow in his Monticello backyard a few days ago: Lately I have seen a number of deer in my neighborhood and today I caught this one contemplating a nap in my hammock under our apple trees. He posed for this... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Sep. 26, 2012 - 2:26 pm
Last week, Watershed Post reader Steve Messina got a few shots of a mama bear and her three cubs from a surveillance camera at his camp on Perch Lake Road, near the Pepacton reservoir in Andes. Great picture, if a little close for comfort. Got bears? Send... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Sep. 10, 2012 - 11:14 am
Watershed Post reader David snapped this shot of a fawn trying to blend in with his lawn ornaments from his front door in Delhi. Thanks David! (Send us two more, and you're on your way to earning our "Where The Wild Things Are" badge.) Photo taken on... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jul. 25, 2012 - 2:31 pm
Above: A bear in Roscoe, who would have a better shot at making international news headlines in the next county over. Photo by John Rosetti; shared in the Watershed Post's Flickr group pool. Breaking news: Newspapers everywhere are unable to resist news... Read more


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