Wednesday, 27 May 2020
Some observations are best begun at the beginning, but this one will be more interesting if we begin at the end: with this green object in the middle of a mud puddle.
Wednesday, 20 May 2020
Caterpillars can be so stunning that many people want to place one in their palm. If this sounds like you, it’s probably best that you read this first.
Wednesday, 13 May 2020
Cooking can be cathartic. This week on MyWoodlot, Heather Hilson shares her Winging-it Venison Stew recipe, cooked low and slow. It’s hearty and comforting – perfect for those colder rainy spring days in the Catskills.
Wednesday, 06 May 2020
Spotted salamanders weren’t the only amphibians laying eggs in the pools. Something had laid eggs in a single line that often spiraled. Some of these eggs were laid on top of the salamander masses.
Wednesday, 29 April 2020
Vernal pools play host to many forms of wildlife. An important part of these are the invertebrates which have roles as both predator and prey.
Wednesday, 22 April 2020
A vernal rut’s not a bad place to grow up if you’re a salamander.
Wednesday, 15 April 2020
This high-grade harvest has a silver lining.
Wednesday, 08 April 2020
Did you think red leaves were just a fall color? So did I, until I noticed some leaves are red in spring and summer.
Wednesday, 01 April 2020
Unlike making rotisserie chicken, streamside (riparian) tree plantings are not a “set it and forget it” activity.
Wednesday, 25 March 2020
You never know what you might find on a walk out in the natural world.
Wednesday, 18 March 2020
WAC researchers help to improve understanding about the likely sources and pathways for stream sedimentation associated with logging in the NYC Watershed.
Wednesday, 11 March 2020
Bugs on snow? What?
Wednesday, 04 March 2020
One week had passed since I installed trail cameras on public land in the Catskills. Was I the only animal that had stopped by?
Wednesday, 26 February 2020
This week on MyWoodlot.com, Kris Brown shares his first experience with setting up trail cameras on public land in the Catskills.
Wednesday, 19 February 2020
Winter can be overlooked as a time for outdoor activities, but it has plenty to offer.