COVID-19 Updates

Book your Programs and Services appointment now! Our foresters are taking appointments for summer work. These appointment slots fill up quickly, so sign up now!!

Our Programs and Services are the best way we can help you achieve your property's fullest potential. With following proper social distancing and safety measures, our foresters can complete your Program & Service request safely and efficiently! Schedule yours today!!

The 2020 Forest Festival has been Canceled

Please click here for more information.

CFA’s Office is Closed to the Public

Our office continues to be closed to the public to limit exposure to COVID-19 for our Members, community members, and staff. This will remain in effect until further notice. Field programs continue, as scheduled.

CFA staff members are available through email:

CFA General- cfa@catskillforest.org

Ryan Trapani- ryan@catskillforest.org

John MacNaught- john@catskillforest.org

Kathy Fox- kathy@catskillforest.org

Dorothy Monforte- dorothy@catskillforest.org

 

We appreciate your patience and understanding!

May the Forest be with you,

CFA Board of Directors & Staff

Welcome to the Catskill Forest Association, Inc.

We are a membership-based, nonprofit organization that provides forestry education and services to private Catskill landowners.
Now caring for over 77,000 acres worth of private properties across Delaware, Greene, Otsego, Schoharie, Sullivan, and Ulster Counties.
Join your fellow landowners and get started with your $25 consultation.

How it Works:

Schedule a Consultation

Choose a Service

Achieve Property Goals

PROGRAMS & SERVICES

$25 CONSULTATIONS:
One-hour property visits by staff to help you learn about what your property holds

APPLE TREE PRUNING:
Pruning helps keep apple trees healthy and improves quality and quantity of yields

APPLE TREE GRAFTING:
A horticultural technique to help bring old, neglected trees back to fruition

PORTABLE SAWMILL PROGRAM:
We bring a state-of-the-art portable sawmill directly to your property and mill your logs to lumber on the spot.

WILDLIFE HABITAT MANAGEMENT:
Forestry practices to help improve your woodlot for wildlife

INVASIVE SPECIES MANAGEMENT:
Care for trees against invasive insects, and care for forests against invasive plants

TRAIL CAMERAS:
Ever wonder what wildlife is around when you're not?

FOREST BIRD PROGRAM:
High-Nesting Bird Boxes for ducks, owls, etc. and/or Canopy Bird Feeders that protect against squirrels & bears

PROPERTY MAPPING:
Custom property maps highlighting the property features you want to see

To schedule, call (845) 586-3054 or email cfa@catskillforest.org

Upcoming Events

  1. Backyard Edibles & Medicinals

    June 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Game Of Logging Level I

    June 20 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
  3. Hanford Mills Tour

    June 27 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  4. Tree ID with Ryan Trapani

    July 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  5. 2020 Catskill Forest Festival

    July 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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WIOX RADIO

From the Forest: Weekly Broadcast

We host “From the Forest,” a weekly radio show on WIOX, our local radio station in Roxbury, NY. Listen in with Ryan Trapani, John MacNaught, and other guest speakers, while they discuss trees, logging, wood, maple syrup, nuts and berries and the pressing issues central to our forests.

 

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