WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? This photo was taken years ago in the summer. It includes a doe and her 3 fawns or triplets. I don’t honestly remember the last time I saw a doe with triplets. Triplets become scarce in poor habitat or where a variety of youngContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? On my neighbor’s property is a tall smoothbark hickory tree that stands above the surrounding forest canopy. Climbing to its top offers a great view–east towards the Rondout Valley and Shawangunk Ridge and northwest towards the Catskills. I snapped a photo in late summer–probablyContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? I’ve been hunting once or twice since bow season began, but really just to get my head right & in the mood for killing something & taking it home. Yesterday was the first real hunt. One of those first cold, crisp October mornings whereContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Dug up these old photos someone sent to me a while ago of Seager Sawmill at the head of Dry Brook in the Town of Hardenburgh, Ulster County from perhaps the early 1900s. I believe one photo shows the mill with Graham/Doubletop Mt. inContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Fall foliage is underway. I have 2 red maples in my yard that are beginning to turn. I realize we had some bad drought this summer, but we could still be in good position for a nice fall foliage season. We’re looking for cool,Continue Reading