WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Winter seems to have come early to the Catskills this year. Took a walk up to Balsam Lake Mountain fire tower a couple of weeks ago and winter has definitely set in there. The tops of mountains seem to have anywhere from 1 to 1.5Continue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Welcome to late winter. Late winter is that time of year when it seems like we get more snow; perhaps it’s the mixing of warm/cold fronts that brings in more precipitation? I’m not sure. I know it’s also late winter when the chickens beginContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Went for a ride right before dark yesterday evening to see how the snow was treating the deer. In late winter or early spring, deer – according to deer biologists – are at their lowest in energy reserves. A deep, late snowfall like yesterday’sContinue Reading