Celebrate Maple Weekend in Parksville

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March 14, 2014

Contact: Lisa M. Lyons, Morgan Outdoors, 46 Main Street, Livingston Manor, NY 12758  (845) 439 5507  or info@morgan-outdoors.com

Parksville, NY   Sunday, March 23rd from 1:30 - 3:30pm, the public is invited to a Maple Weekend Tour at the Justus Asthalter Sap House in Parksville, NY followed by a short hike or snowshoe, depending on conditions, along the Parksville O & W Rail Trail.

Meet at the Justus Asthalter Maple Sugar Farm at 1:30pm, located at 865 Aden Road, Parksville, NY, to witness tree tapping and sap boiling at a 4th generation Sullivan County sugaring operation.
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The Best of the Bashakill

Hike into Spring at the Bashakill

Spring is almost here, and what better way to celebrate the new season than enjoying the beauty of the Bashakill's tranquil wildlife habitat with an award winning Bashakill Vineyards glass of wine in hand? 
This year Catskill Mountainkeeper’s Trailkeeper Network will be teaming up with CD Trips LLC to offer ecotourism packages including interpretive hikes followed by visits to local amenities including vineyards, restaurants, museums and more.
We are very excited to launch our eco-tourism initiative at the awe inspiring Bashakill Wildlife Management Area and Bashakill Vineyards this Spring, on Saturday, March 29th, 2014 at 12:00pm.
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Farmers' Market Nutrition Program Workshop

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Contact:
Michelle Lipari
SC Cornell Cooperative Extension
 

FREE Workshop: Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program Certification

This free workshop will help farmers and farmers’ market managers receive certification to accept Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) checks, including WIC (Women Infant and Child) FMNP checks, Senior FMNP checks, and WIC Vegetables and Fruits Checks. 
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New Year's Snow Shoe Hike

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Contact:
Erin Burch
Catskill Mountainkeeper
erin@catskillmountainkeeper.org

New Year’s Day Snow Shoe Outing
Walnut Mountain, Liberty, NY

Wednesday, Jan. 1st  11:30 am - 1:00 pm

** In case of no snow, we will hold a regular hike**

Start your New Year exploring Walnut Mountain Park with a guided snowshoe hike through the beautiful 265 acre park, on Wednesday, January 1st from 11:30-1:00. You’ll receive a Walnut Mountain packet from the Liberty Parks and Recreation with a map of the trails and some great historical facts! -- Did you know Walnut Mountain used to be a ski slope?

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Press Release: Mountainkeeper Supports Lawsuit Challenging Pro Gambling Language of Referendum

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Catskill Mountainkeeper Supports Lawsuit that Challenges Wording in N.Y. Casino Referendum

Says ballot is not objective
October 2, 2013

“We support Eric Snyder’s lawsuit challenging the state’s irresponsible referendum language – and urge New Yorkers to get the real facts about casinos,” said Ramsay Adams, Executive Director of Catskill Mountainkeeper.
Snyder, a Brooklyn attorney, filed a lawsuit Tuesday in state Supreme Court in Albany, saying a proposed amendment to allow casinos “constitutes the use of public money to advocate the position of a public institution, in violation of the New York State Constitution.”  The language, which the State Board of Elections approved in July, mentions only positive “legislative purposes” of the casino proposal, including “promoting job growth, increasing aid to schools and permitting local governments to lower property taxes.” Referendum language is typically neutral.
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This Weekend: Labor Day in the Catskills

This weekend: Labor Day in the Catskills

Watershed post-Aug 30, 2013

General admission is $25, kids ten and under are free, and Catskill Mountainkeeper gets some of the take. On Sunday, they'll be at it again with ...

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NY to Look at PA Frack Studies

NY to Look at PA Frack Studies

The Chronicle-Feb 12, 2013

"As Mountainkeeper has long recommended, Dr. Shah is wisely taking the time to come to a careful decision about what needs to happen to ...

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Life Celebration Concert for Jack Hardy and Maris Hearn

 The River Reporter-Jun 27, 2013

Proceeds benefit Damascus Citizens for Sustainability, Catskill Citizens for Safe Energy, and Catskill Mountainkeeper. Suggested donation is ...

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Barnfest to Feature Music, Entertainment & Stars in Woodstock

Barnfest to Feature Music, Entertainment & Stars in Woodstock

Almanac Weekly-Jun 20, 2013

Catskill Mountainkeeper, founded in 2006 by Ramsay Adams, has been leading the fight against allowing hydraulic fracking in New York State.

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Great Weather. School's Out. Check Out the Go! Arts & Entertainment ...

Great Weather. School's Out. Check Out the Go! Arts & Entertainment ...

Times Herald-Record-Jun 20, 2013

Celebrating food, arts and culture of the Catskills with Ben Hewitt, the Catskill Mountainkeeper team, Chevy and Jayni Chase, Sean Eldridge, ...

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