Winter Lecture, Marbletown Community Center, March 7th, 2015, 7 p.m.

Posted by on Feb 3, 2015 in Event, The Catskills

We’re pleased to announce that we will be having Carol Woodin, Exhibitions Director for the American Society of Botanical Artists, giving our winter lecture this year.  The lecture will take place at the Marbletown Community Center on March 7th.  The lecture will begin at 7 p.m.; feel free to arrive anytime after 6:30, and stay […]

Bog Walk with Michael Kudish

Posted by on Jun 24, 2014 in Event, Hikes
Bog Walk with Michael Kudish

Join the Catskill Native Plant Society and forest historian Michael Kudish on a hike through some of the most floristically interesting bogs in the Catskills. Meet at the fishing access parking lot off Debruce Rd/Willowemoc Rd across from Mongaup Pond Rd in Willowemoc. Heavy rain postpones. Bring your own lunch. Well behaved leashed dogs welcome. […]

Bartrams in the Catskills

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in Event, Hikes, The Catskills

MAY 10-11 (Saturday-Sunday) Joint Field Meeting of the Torrey Botanical Society, the Philadelphia Botanical Club, the Olive Natural Heritage Society and the Catskill Native Plant Society This meeting will try to commemorate the collecting trips to the Catskills in the 1740’s-50’s of John and William Bartram, two of America’s first botanists of note. Our first […]

Puc-Puggy

Posted by on Feb 11, 2014 in Event, General, Hikes, The Catskills
Puc-Puggy

John Bartram was known as Puc-Puggy, the flower-hunter, by the Seminole.  As plant lovers alike, we will be co-sponsoring a spring ephemeral hike led by Uli Lorimer, curator of the Native Flora Garden at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Paul Harwood, botanical illustrator & former supervisor of the Herbarium at BBG. We are pleased to […]

Learning to Care for Apple Trees.

Posted by on Jan 30, 2014 in Edibles, Event, Gardening
Learning to Care for Apple Trees.

The Catskill Forest Association is hosting a pair of apple-tree workshops this spring.  Late winter is the time to prune and care for most fruit trees, and if you don’t know how and want to grow your own apples or restore those old trees on the property, these workshops can help you make this the […]