WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? One thing I value more each year are the abundance of springs in our forests. Not only for drinking of course but as “healing waters.” Any pain in your wrist, hands, or feet can be alleviated by these cold waters. Inflammation occurs while hiking,Continue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? I hear it’s been hot as hell in other parts of the US, but this summer in the Catskills hasn’t been too bad. In fact, my family only visited the stream once to swim; It just hasn’t been balmy & in the 90s tooContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Been talking quite a bit about fire in the forest recently on CFA’s radio show program–FROM THE FOREST. The remnants or legacy of fire–though dwindling–can still be seen today in some forests of the Catskills, especially near the Escarpment or front range, where theContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Finding these little golden nuggets is truly a treat that’s “from the forest.” Golden chanterelles are emerging right now in the woods; One benefit of all the rain we’ve received recently. These aren’t large mushrooms. Sometimes they barely raise their “head” above the forestContinue Reading