WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Just checked out 2 mulberry trees I planted near Margaretville 7 or so years ago; finally seeing some fruit & perhaps the only 2 young mulberry trees around. I have seen older ones up Dry Brook Road. If nothing else, this tree is oneContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Just so happened that I was in a tree while the eclipse occurred yesterday. Just as one newsman had claimed, there wasn’t really a drastic difference in light conditions, but more in animal activity. My friend on the ground saw earthworms begin to surface,Continue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Frequent rain makes the phone ring here at the office. Apples have been slated for a bumper year. However, with all this rain, many (not all) apple trees are experiencing leaf & fruit fungal issues as spores fester. Many of the apple trees IContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Went for a brief walk in the woods last weekend¬†& found some golden chanterelles. These are by far my favorite wild mushroom. Unlike some other wild mushrooms, chanterelles are normally pretty insect-free. In other words, there are no hitch-hikers crawling out of the mushroomsContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Just got back to the office after checking on 1 experimental pear graft made in May. CFA grafted an Asian pear to a wild or “volunteer” hawthorn (thornapple) tree; so far, so good. We’ll find something good about those thorny hawthorns just yet. MayContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? A couple of weekends ago I got a chance to go fishing with a CFA member. He caught some trout & bass and I caught mostly sunnies; that’s okay. Favorite part of fishing? Just sitting there on the edge, watching the water go by.Continue Reading

What’s Going on the Forest? Fall! The fall colors are just that much more stunning 400 feet above a mountain in the Catskills. We can use our Drone to aid in your property aerial photography, property mapping, or just have a little fun. Give us a call to learn moreContinue Reading