Mountainkeeper Awarded Grant to Solarize Communities

STSWreduced.jpg(12/2014) Catskill Mountainkeeper is pleased to announce that we have been awarded a grant of $1.8 million from the State of New York to lead a collaborative project to increase energy conservation and solar penetration in the Southern Tier and Mid-Hudson regions.  

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Peace Corps Presentation at Livingston Manor Library

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Contact:
Erin Burch
erin@catskillmountainkeeper.org
(845) 707-1326

Livingston Manor, NY -- From Latin America to Africa, Peace Corps has overseas work opportunities in Environment, Agriculture, and other programs as well. Spend part of a summer’s evening at Livingston Manor Free Library and discover the benefits of Peace Corps service from returned Volunteers. Join us to learn about the challenging, rewarding, and inspirational moments of being a Peace Corps Volunteer. Have your questions answered and gain tips to guide you through the application process.

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Catskill Mountainkeeper's 3rd Annual Mid-Summer Supper at Neversink Farm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

July 9, 2014
Contact: Susan Jaffe, Consulting Director of Agriculture
Susan@catskillmountainkeeper.org or call (845) 439-1230

Catskill Mountainkeeper’s Third Annual Mid-Summer Supper at Neversink Farm

Claryville, NY
 - Come join us for an afternoon of live music by Poison Love String Trio, guided farm tours, berry picking and a delicious spread prepared by James Beard award winning Chef, Patrick Connolly.  Only the freshest ingredients from main street farm, Neversink Farm, Java Love, Catskill Food Company, Snowdance Farm, Northern Farmhouse Pasta, Brandenburg Bakery, and many others in the region will be used!

Saturday July 19, 2014 
Doors open at 3pm/Supper served at 4 pm

Hosted by Neversink Farm at 635 Claryville Road, Claryville N.Y.

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Catskill Mountainkeeper Launches www.RenewableNY.com to Help New Yorkers Achieve Energy Independence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:

Betta Broad
Catskill Mountainkeeper
Program Manager, Energy & Climate
(607) 222-3678  or  betta@catskillmountainkeeper.org

 Catskill Mountainkeeper Launches www.RenewableNY.com to Help New Yorkers Achieve Energy Independence

July 3, 2014 -- This July 4th, Catskill Mountainkeeper is celebrating Independence Day with the launch of its new web resource, RenewableNY.com, which will help New Yorkers achieve energy independence by transitioning to safe, clean, and now affordable renewable energy. 

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The Weather Project: Forecast Calls for Epic Event

The Weather Project: Forecast calls for epic event!

Preceding the performance, an expo featuring info booths, community organizations and artwork created by regional artists using recycled windows will kick off at 5 p.m. Play “The Energy Challenge” game with …River Reporter 

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National Trails Day Hike!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 27th, 2014
 

Contact:

Erin Burch
Catskill Mountainkeeper
(845) 707-1326 erin@catskillmountainkeeper.org

 

Celebrate National Trails Day in Woodridge

Woodridge, NY – Saturday, June 7th from 10:00-11:00AM, the public is invited to join Trailkeeper.org partners for a National Trails Day celebratory hike. The American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day® is the country’s largest celebration of trails. Following the hike, come along to the opening day of the Rock Hill Farmers’ Market.

Meet at 9:45AM at Krieger Park on Greenville Road in Woodridge, NY to explore an easy 3.6 mile segment of the the former tracks of the Ontario & Western Railway company -- granted a second life as the “Rails to Trails” hiking and biking path. 

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Earth Day Fair at New Paltz Reformed Church Emphasizes Taking Action

Earth Day Fair at New Paltz Reformed Church emphasizes taking ...

New Paltz Times-Apr 22, 2014

Catskill Mountainkeeper and Mohonk Preserve will be represented at the fair for the first time. Phillies Bridge Farm, whose CSA is back in ..

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CCE Celebrates Earth Day with Family Event

Wayne Independent-Mar 29, 2014

This website is the result of a partnership between the Catskill Mountainkeeper, Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County, Delaware .

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Celebrate Maple Weekend in Parksville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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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