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Installing Trail Cameras for the First Time

Kris Brown Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Installing Trail Cameras for the First Time

This week on MyWoodlot.com, Kris Brown shares his first experience with setting up trail cameras on public land in the Catskills.

Winter Night Hike

Andrew Krutz Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Winter Night Hike

Winter can be overlooked as a time for outdoor activities, but it has plenty to offer.

Frosty Forms

Karl VonBerg Wednesday, 12 February 2020

Frosty Forms

Have you ever been on a winter walk and seen this?

Sensitive Fern Sign in Winter

Karl VonBerg Wednesday, 05 February 2020

Sensitive Fern Sign in Winter

The cold of winter kills off the sign of many plants that lay dormant under the snow. But there are telltale signs that stick up above the snow for us to discover.

Winter Wonderlands

Jessica Alba Wednesday, 29 January 2020

Winter Wonderlands

Winter can be kind of a drag, but I’ve learned the best way to enjoy it is to get outside and embrace it.

Ladybugs or Lady Beetles- What’s the Difference?

Jessica Alba Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Ladybugs or Lady Beetles- What’s the Difference?

Most of us learned growing up that ladybugs are “good bugs” but is that still true?

Tiffany

Stefni Krutz Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Tiffany

Nature inspires art. This is especially true of the Art Nouveau movement popular from 1890 to 1910. A major proponent of this style in the United States was Louis Comfort Tiffany.

Impressions in Snow, The New Year and You

Karl VonBerg Thursday, 02 January 2020

Impressions in Snow, The New Year and You

Check out this plant’s impressions! What impression do you leave?

Thorn Pig the Beech Muncher

Stefni Krutz Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Thorn Pig the Beech Muncher

The word porcupine comes from the old French word porcespin, meaning thorn pig.

Snow Stories

Stefni Krutz Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Snow Stories

Snow reveals wildlife activities that are usually hidden from us. It catalogs the actions of animals and holds them frozen in time for our perusal. It tells us stories.

The Bat Story

Stefni Krutz Wednesday, 04 December 2019

The Bat Story

“Tell me the bat story,” my toddler says. The bat story is a favorite around our house. I get this request weekly.

Replacing the decking on a 30-foot portable bridge

Kris Brown Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Replacing the decking on a 30-foot portable bridge

The WAC forestry program helped to repair the decking on a bridge at a timber harvest in Windham, NY.

Nature’s Food Plot in a New York Woodlot

Kris Brown Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Nature’s Food Plot in a New York Woodlot

It’s a bumper crop year for red oak acorns in the Catskills.

Golden Eyes

Stefni Krutz Wednesday, 06 November 2019

Golden Eyes

Just because Halloween is over doesn’t mean we can’t tell spooky stories.

Ghost Flower

Stefni Krutz Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Ghost Flower

In honor of Halloween, Stefni Krutz penned this poem about Monotropa uniflora, The Ghost Flower.

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