By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jul. 24, 2012 - 11:00 am
Catskills Photography got a couple of jewellike dragonflies to hold still for his camera recently. The shot above was taken in Neversink last weekend; the one below is from Monticello on July 10. Photos shared in the Watershed Post's Flickr group pool --... Read more
By Andrew Wyrich on Tuesday, May. 29, 2012 - 1:33 pm
Christopher Mooney took this up-close-and-personal photo of a cecropia moth this Memorial Day weekend. There have been reports that Mothra has invaded the Catskills – well, not exactly.  Godzilla’s classic movie monster nemesis hasn’t come rampaging... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, May. 21, 2012 - 5:27 pm
Above: A Daily Freeman video about today's bear sighting at a Hurley elementary school. It must have been tater tot day: The Freeman reports that a bear was spotted foraging in a dumpster at the Ernest C. Myer elementary school in Hurley this afternoon.... Read more
By amason on Saturday, May. 12, 2012 - 8:12 pm
By Lissa Harris on Monday, May. 7, 2012 - 3:13 pm
Above: The invasive Eurasian woodland plant Alliaria petiolata, more commonly known as garlic mustard, looking appropriately dramatic. Garlic mustard is most obvious in Northeastern woods around this time of year, when it is in full bloom. Photo by Flickr... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, May. 3, 2012 - 11:11 am
Catskills Photography took this photo of a female (or possibly a juvenile) common merganser on the Neversink River over the weekend. This sleek-billed creature is a duck, though it does all sorts of un-duck-like things. The merganser eats fish, makes its... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, May. 1, 2012 - 1:17 pm
...one giant leap for newtkind. Photographer Christopher Mooney took this shot of a red-spotted newt, called an "eft" while it is in the bright red, land-dwelling juvenile phase of its life, on a country road in Bovina Center on April 21. Most amphibians... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Apr. 25, 2012 - 12:09 pm
John, who goes by "Catskills Photography" on Flickr, came across a few geese napping on the bank of the Neversink River yesterday, and snapped this photo of one who snoozed on oblivious to the camera. (To see the image in full high-res glory, click the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2012 - 11:07 am
Above: A video of Boom Boom the rhino getting some TLC from a keeper at the Out Of Africa Wildlife Park in Camp Verde, Arizona. Filmed in 2010. One of the now-defunct Catskill Game Farm's most famous animals, Boom Boom the white rhino, died of cancer this... Read more


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