WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? I had to install some green carpeting a few weeks ago. I know what you’re thinking. It’s a sin to carpet over wood, right? I’m talking about my firewood-pile. Where I live, I get some pretty fierce wind. I’ve tried tarps, metal sheeting, bungieContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? I seem to know which stores have gumball machines throughout the Catskills & Hudson Valley due to my sweet-tooth; I also know where the “sweet-trees” are as well. Some of my favorite finds are found near parking lots. I found this white mulberry behindContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Recently, I was fortunate enough to see 1 of 3 of the largest ash trees I know of in the Catskills. This Fleischmanns giant measured approximately 53 inches in diameter at the base. It was chemically treated 3 years ago, 2 years ago, andContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Recently there has been ample “rainbow weather.” Rainbow weather seems to occur when sunlight shines through scattered water droplets or mist. I didn’t catch it on camera, but I saw the largest rainbow I have ever seen last weekend. It was so large, itContinue Reading