Didymo Alert: Nuisance & Invasive Species Found in Catskills Streams and Rivers

Didymo Alert

What is didymo?

Didymo covered rock.

Didymo (Didymosphenia geminata), also known as "rock snot," is a non-native invasive microscopic algae (diatom) that can produce large amounts of stalk material to form thick brown mats on stream bottoms. Didymo threatens aquatic habitat, biodiversity and recreational opportunities. Native to northern North America and Europe, didymo has rapidly expanded its range, invading streams in several western states before moving east. Didymo has been found in several major New York water-based recreational rivers.

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May 4, 2009, TImes Herald-Record: Steve Israel: Creative suggestions pour in for Sullivan

Steve Israel: Creative suggestions pour in for Sullivan
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Sullivan County sure has a lot to celebrate this year, its 200th birthday.

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April 30, 2009, Jewish Exponent: Do You Remember Woodstock?

Do You Remember Woodstock?

If you don’t, maybe you were really there: It’s time to get ready for its 40th birthday … man
April 30, 2009
link to complete article is here: http://www.jewishexponent.com/article/18740/

By the time you got to Woodstock …
40 years ago

Ben G. Frank
Jewish Exponent Feature

In late summer of 1969, 17-year-old Steven Buchwald, then working in a Catskill Mountains resort, received a phone call to attend a concert in a town called Woodstock.

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