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    A  MAGAZINE  WINTER 2016  FOR  KAATSKILL  VOLUME 31  LIVING NUMBER 4
TOC O  WINTER 2016 VOLUME 31 NUMBER 4  F E A T U R E S  D E PA R T M E N T S 2  KAAT CHAT and AREA MAP  4  360 DEGREES  36...
Kaat Chat The dancing leaves, in their colorful gowns ,have finally succumbed to the inevitable and now lay on the ground ...
181 Ga 181 Gall al a lli C Cu Cur rci R Rd d, Hig ghmount, hmo ount, nt t, NY1 Y1 Y 12441 2441  LEARN TO LEARN TO S SK KII...
360 Degrees impression of an insect or baitfish and fish take other fly patterns because they are almost an exact replica ...
360 Degrees culture. It would not be an overstatement to say that her compassion and activism are responsible for much of ...
360 Degrees assistance to the Smithsonian, The New York Times and National Geographic Magazine among numerous others. A re...
360 Degrees Zadock Pratt 3rd Annual Honoree Benefit  Pictured above are a few of the Honorees. The Club at Wyndham Mountai...
360 Degrees SCHOHARIE COUNTY  SULLIVAN COUNTY Callicoon Historic District on Register By Laurie Ramie, Upper Delaware Coun...
360 Degrees railroad stop after the New York and Erie Railroad depot opened in 1848. Early settlers predominated from New ...
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   He was simple in his tastes, but always strove for the best. Whether trustee of a little church or a large college, dir...
towing monopoly, railroads, trolleys, a canal, dry goods, cement, brick, bluestone, ice, and dairy industries, a newspaper...
Manhattan, a night steamboat from Rondout to New York City. With the outbreak of the Civil War, Coykendall enlisted with t...
Ever the astute businessman, Cornell, also established the Rhinecliff to Kingston Point Ferry  1852 , the First National B...
When Thomas Cornell died of pneumonia in 1890, it was assumed that Coykendall would take over. A falling out over the Wall...
yard in Ewen, and part of an ice plant to his growing portfolio, while founding the Hudson Bluestone Company  1901 . Ever ...
For a delightful experience and your cooking pleasure...  A Special Affaire, Ltd. The Cheese Barrel  GOURMET SHOP     CAFE...
A SPIRITED PLACE   KyMar Farm Winery and Distillery  by Russ Patton, Jr., photography by the author  There   s nothing bet...
KyMar Farm Winery and Distillery sure fits this perfectly. Located on Bindery Lane in the hamlet of Charlotteville in the ...
I asked him about his stills and his distilling process. With his stills in the background, he replied,    The thing in di...
I   m always a bit sad when I come to the end of my tastings at a local spot like this. I was especially so as KyMar Farm ...
Catskill Center Celebrates the Catskill Interpretive Center by Jeff Senterman, photography K.L. staff  Since opening in Ju...
Catskill Interpretive Center Celebrates their Newly Finished Nature Trail by Jeff Senterman, photography courtesy of the C...
Jeff Senterman on the new nature trail.  THE BLACK RAVEN Antiques, Handmade Reproductions, Primitives Goods  Cupboards, Ta...
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Arctic Adventure  Photographing Churchill   s Polar Bears Photography by Lawrence C. Swayne, MD, Interview Conducted by Ga...
survivors in earth   s harshest environment. Born weighing less than 2 kilograms  2.2 pounds , blind, helpless and facing ...
Welcome
Mother and cub
I   m stuck
This is so nice
Just playing
Just kissing
Just napping
Me too I live here, Artic Fox
KaatskillTrees  Mountain Paper Birch     Hidden in the Mountains By Ryan Trapani, Interim Executive Director, CFA, photogr...
The leaves are dotted with resin glands on their upper surface. The base of the leaf is cordite or heart-shaped. No, not r...
KaatskillKritters  Appalled by galls by Brigette Zacharczenko, photography by Nicholas Zacharczenko, D.D.S. Many of us in ...
KaatskillGeologist  Time to Fill a Valley by Robert and Johanna Titus, photography by the authors  One of the best views o...
A quick look is enough to fill your eyes with the beauty of this site  fig. 1 , but when you actually know all that there ...
Very soon we were passing different sorts of rock. We had traveled through time into younger chapters of the Devonian, and...
The Gilboa Forest painting by Kristen Wychoff  43
through what would become Oneonta. We don   t know when that was, but some think it might have been during the Cretaceous ...
opposite page  fig 6   Flat Lake bottom in the village of Maryland. above  fig 7   View of Lake Otsego. below  fig 8   Nar...
Francis X. Driscoll
KaatskillForest Historian  PLATEAU MOUNTAIN     THE PEAK THAT HAS EVERYTHING by Michael Kudish, photography by the author ...
opposite page  View of Plateau Mountain from Hunter Mountain fire tower looking southeast. Hunter Mountain in the foregrou...
LANDSLIDES, BLOWDOWNS, AND BEAVERS These three kinds of events are natural, as opposed to human, forest disturbances that ...
blowdowns over the millennia. In a few local pockets, some of the red spruce had managed to survive for 200 to 300 years w...
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BARKING AND ROADS The earliest roads in this vicinity were bark roads. In the early 1840s, Colonel William Edwards built a...
stumps on the southern part are still quite fresh. The tract on the north side of the mountain, between Mink Hollow and El...
Let   s Take a Walk, Three Short Hikes K  tskillHiking  by Peter Senterman, photography by the author  One of the most ask...
opposite page  Along the Rochester Hollow Trail. above  One of the interpretive signs along the Loop Trail at the Catskill...
and ascends the bluff in a series of switchbacks and sloping sections. With the leaves gone from the trees, and as elevati...
top  Phoenicia in the valley with Romer Mountain behind looking out from the Phoenicia Overlook on the Tan Bark Trail. bot...
beyond the Post Office on Ava Maria Drive. The park and trails are located on lands owned by St. Frances DeSales Roman Cat...
through a hemlock grove and a steeper climb after another switchback to an old blue stone quarry with an information sign ...
KaatskillLodgings  The Craft of Lodging in Hensonville by Garan Santicola, photography by K.L. staff  62
A circa 1865 structure in the Hamlet of Hensonville in the Town of Windham in Greene County   s Northern Catskills that wa...
where a continental breakfast is served every morning, combine with the restaurant and bar on the first floor to provide a...
dining area, while the recently renovated top floors have a simple d  cor. The establishment is pet friendly, charging no ...
KaatskillDining  Eating at the Hunter Mountain Brewery by Garan Santicola photography by K.L. staff
Seared salmon with carrots and potatoes.  T  raveling along the mountainous  Route 23A between the villages of Tannersvill...
Dutt expects a brewing license to be issued for the Hunter Mountain Brewery in 2017, but the restaurant is already serving...
dining for a lot of little people.    Spencer has run restaurants of his own in the past and has worked as a chef at the H...
steak, or saut  ed shrimp range from a Kale Caesar with parmesan cheese to a BLT Panzanella with bacon, greens, and roaste...
2016 Season  May 15 - October 15  NEW  From ADK Find a whole new group of mountains in the Catskills.  Open Wednesday - Su...
IM A G E S  O F T H E N O R T H E R N C AT S K I L L S Fine landscape photography by Francis X. Driscoll Photography at Tw...
5 1 2 Main Street, Delhi, NY 13753 Voice  607-746-2281 Fax  607-746-3571 www.greatwesterncatskills.com info greatwesternca...
Theatre, 30 Gardiner Pl, Walton DECEMBER 15  5 30-7 00PM  POETRY WORKSHOP Join fellow poets   get feedback on your poetry ...
about an hour, followed by refreshments. There is no fee but seats are limited. Adams  Antiquarian Book Shop, 602 Main St,...
Contemporary arts and performances galore, roving carolers dressed in Victorian garb, Victorian Santa, horse-drawn trolley...
Otsego County Tourism  242 Main Street, Oneonta, NY  www.thisiscooperstown.com THRU DECEMBER 31  HAMILTON   S FINAL ACT. V...
Museums and Other AtTractions anonymous arts museum 606 Charlotte Valley Rd., Charlotteville 607-397-8606 BREWERY OMMEGANG...
Sullivan County Visitors Association 100 Sullivan Avenue     PO Box 248 Ferndale, NY 12734 845-747-4449 www.scva.net  Dec ...
Neversink Valley Area Museum 26 Hoag Rd., Cuddebackville 845-754-8870 NeversinkValley Historical society Port Jervis 845-8...
New Paltz. 845-255-0919. MAY 14  11am  TULIP FESTIVAL   MOTHER   S DAY CELEBRATION. Festivities include vendors, lunch and...
Ski The Catskills Belleayre Mountain Ski Center 181 Galli Curci Rd, Highmount, NY 12441 845-254-5600 or 800-942-6904 http ...
Hunter Mountain 64 Klein Ave, Hunter 518-263-4223 www.huntermtn.com  December 12, Jan 23, Feb 13. March 20  Signature Seri...