Patricia (Pat) Clark was raised in the rural western section of new York State, near Cuba, and her Mother taught her to sew clothing. In 1979, she took her first quilting class and was completely bitten by the quilting bug.
Saturday, October 28, naturalist John Thompson (and ghost-chaser) will lead a hike of the Kelly (sleepy) Hollow Loop, while searching for traces of past uses of the land and markers of previous human existence.
Celebrate the holiday season with the staff and friends of the Catskill Center
Exact time TBD. Details to come!
Plant trees with the Ashokan-Pepacton Chapter of Trout Unlimited (TU), and the Delaware County Soil & Water Conservation District (DCSWCD), along the East Branch of the Delaware River in Halcottsville, NY to help protect the stream and improve habitat for trout (and get a free lunch!).
Invasive species experts will lead a walk identifying, discussing, and tagging host trees for the Asian Longhorned Beetle.
Photographer Rudd Hubbell has been documenting the natural beauty of the Catskills since the 1970s, and Saturday September 23, will share his work in a public conversation with nature writer Leslie T. Sharpe, the author of the new book The Quarry Fox and Other Critters of the Wild Catskills (2017)
To celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Mount Tremper Fire Tower, volunteers of the Catskill Fire Tower Project are hosting a gathering at the tower Saturday, September 23, at noon.
Put on your best party flannel and join us to celebrate the launch of Fred & the Lumberjack, a brand-new picture book about loneliness, finding friendship in unexpected places, and plaid -- lots and lots of plaid.
The Catskill Conquest Pilot Rally will run along the State Route 28 Corridor from Kingston to Delhi, including the Catskill Mountains Scenic Byway in Ulster and Delaware Counties. Then along the Treadwell Road to Franklin and crossing the Susquehanna River to Unadilla in Otsego County. It could lead to the designation of an “Automobile Heritage Trail”.
Join Catskill Center staff at the Platte Clove Preserve to see the inside of the Red Cabin where Artists in Residence spend the summer working on their craft and then walk the new Waterfall Trail, recently reconstructed by the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference's Americorps Trail Crew this summer!
Three workshops for youth, ages 12-18 will be held on Saturdays, September 16, 23 and October 7
As part of the Hudson River Valley Ramble, join us for an exploration of the Thorn Preserve. At this family event, we’ll walk the grounds and learn about different habitats. We’ll play games that allow us to interact with one another and gain a better understanding of why habitat is important to animals.
September 9th, Bovina-ite and sustainable tourism consultant, Sue Clark will discuss the good and the bad of ecotourism projects around the globe at the Catskill Interpretive Center in Mt.Tremper from 7 to 8 pm.
CANCELLED / An edible foraging walk and talk with Marguerite Uhlmann-Bower, R.N., Herbalist and Plant Pioneers director.
Take a gentle guided stroll along the Batavia Kill stream in Windham with scientists at your elbow. Catch breathtaking Catskill Mountain views and learn about all the ways that healthy streamside lands are important for plants, animals, and people!
Join New York State Licensed guide Moe Lemire on a loop hike up and over Indian Head Mountain
Learn to identify wild edibles common in the region with chef and forager Rob Handel from Heather Ridge Farm and The Bees Knees Café. Rob will lead an hour long walk around the Catskills Interpretive Center grounds during which we’ll learn to identify wild edibles common in the region. Tickets $22 per person. Registration is required
“Watershed Stories” features the work from two “Art as a Living System” workshops which were held in December 2016 and April 2017.
Outdoor fun for families with kids of all ages! There will be story-telling under the trees, hands-on science programs, and art activities.
We'll be in between shows, but please swing by September 6th for the unveiling of Watershed Stories: Living Systems: Alive, Evolving and Sustainable
"From Hemlock to Knotweed" - Michael Kudich Presents New Discoveries about the History and Ecology of Hemlock in the Catskills".
Here is your (our!) chance to sit at the feet of Michael Kudich and bask in his knowledge and wonderful process of thought. And learn about Hemlocks.
We’re seeking submissions for the Catskill Center’s
2nd Invitational Exhibit of Utilitarian Art
If you’re a maker in the Catskill region, please share with us your homemade furniture, clothing, baskets, stained glass, pottery, quilts, etc.
Join us for our fourth Third Thursday here at the Catskill Center!
Every Third Thursday of the month we join our friends and neighbors on the porch here at the Catskill Center at 4355 State Route 28, Arkville NY 12406 for an evening of food and community.
Peg DiBenedetto will present an overview of eastern Golden Eagles; their local habits and behaviors, and migratory routes, as well as the methods used and experiences she and her husband Michael have had, working with the Eastern Golden Eagle Project.
You are invited to the The Soirée on the Railway on the Delaware & Ulster Railroad on August 5th. This is a special evening of food and drink from Brushland Eating House, hosted by And North, benefiting the Catskill Center whose mission it is to protect and foster the environmental, cultural, and economic well-being of the Catskill region.
Get your Citizen Scientist on : put your smartphone habit to good use at Bioblitz 2017