WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Spring? “Is it coming you ask?” The trees seem anxious to begin. A little rise in temperatures over the weekend surged bud break. My pears and a few apples began bursting. Red maples are popping over many parts of the Catskills. I picked myContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? The Apple Tree Pruning season is over for us at CFA, but don’t forget about next year. There were a few trees this year that we saw quite a bit of uprooting or branch-failure due to heavy snow and wet conditions. Underneath all thatContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? I’m glad the snow is receding & this time it’s not because of the more obvious reasons like plowing, shoveling, salting, etc. Snow blindness or medically speaking¬†photokeratitis is a temporary loss of vision due to overexposure to the sun’s rays. I’ve never been oneContinue Reading