The Central Catskills Great Outdoor Experience

Updates and News in the Catskills

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION RELEASES INTERACTIVE MAPPING TOOL FOR WATERSHED RECREATION Digital mapping tool includes 130,000 acres of recreational access at more than 400 sites DEP will demonstrate recreation mapper … Continue reading

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Governor signs the Catskill Mountains Scenic Byway Legislation

ABOUT THE CATSKILL MOUNTAINS SCENIC BYWAY WHERE IS IT? The 52-mile Catskill Mountains Scenic Byway (CMSB) is your gateway to the Central Catskills in southeastern New York State. The Byway … Continue reading

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Central Catskills Chamber of Commerce

The Central Catskills Chamber of Commerce supports outdoor recreation and the enjoyment of all those natural assets of the Catskill Park and the Catskill/NYC Watershed region. Pristine waterways and non motorized … Continue reading

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NYS Erosion and Sediment Control Blue Book Updated

From the DEC DEC has finalized updates to the New York State Standards and Specifications for Erosion and Sediment Control (Blue Book). The Blue Book provides standards and specifications for … Continue reading

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Catskill Mountain Cycling Challenge

Catskill Mountain Cycling Challenge to Support Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation   The Catskill Recreation Center is pleased to announce that the second annual Catskill Mountain Cycling Challenge will take place … Continue reading

August 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Summer Turkey Count Survey

DEC Seeks Participants for Summer Turkey Survey New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Commissioner Basil Seggos are encouraging New Yorkers to participate in a survey for wild … Continue reading

July 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Call to Action for all New Yorkers to Learn about and Help Stop the Spread of Invasive Species

Statewide Invasive Species Awareness Week to be Held July 10 -16 New York’s third annual Invasive Species Awareness Week (ISAW) will be held Sunday, July 10 – Saturday, July 16, … Continue reading

July 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Governor Cuomo Supports NYS Bicycling

With your support the New Yorkers for Active Transportation coalition were successful in raising dedicated funds for Complete Streets Infrastructure. We know have funding for safer walking and bicycling results … Continue reading

July 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

New York State Bald Eagle Conservation Plan Completed

  New Yorkers Are Reminded to Avoid Human Disturbance at Bald Eagle Nests State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced a new, comprehensive conservation plan to … Continue reading

July 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

DEC – Making Waves – Water Quality of Lakes

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation DEC Delivers – Information to keep you connected and informed from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Did you know? The majority of … Continue reading

May 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Atlas of Inland Fishes of New York

Updated “Atlas of Inland Fishes of New York” Now Available Atlas Offers Current Data, Distribution, Mapping and Illustrations of All New York’s 181 Freshwater Fish Species New York State Department … Continue reading

May 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

DEC Announces $1.8 Million in Conservation Grants to Land Trusts to Boost Tourism, Farmland Protection and Public Access for Recreation

  Grants Leverage an Additional $2.25 Million in Community Contributions and Private Support The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced $1.8 million in Conservation Partnership Program … Continue reading

April 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Eagle Nest in DC

Might not be here but this was just too wonderful to skip. http://www.eagles.org/dceaglecam/

March 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

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