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    A  MAGAZINE  SPRING 2018  FOR  KAATSKILL  VOLUME 33  LIVING NUMBER 1
TOC O  SPRING 2018 VOLUME 33 NUMBER 1  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  20...
Kaat Chat  As Spring has finally struggled through the late snow cover it is time to savor the beauties of the wild and sc...
OPEN MAY 12 STATION   DEPART   ARRIVE   STATION Arkville   11 00 a.m.   11 50 a.m.   Roxbury Roxbury   12 10 p.m.   1 00 p...
360 Degrees will be a talk at Skene Memorial Library about the Fleischmann family and their local and major league connect...
360 Degrees In a county where dairy was once king, thriving farms have taken a niche-market approach. There are all manner...
360 Degrees for 2o18  Dance for a Chance will be back again for you to win up to 40  off on your purchase the night of the...
360 Degrees ULSTER C OUNTY Spring Storms a Peak for Ski Season In March, a Nor   easter triple-header dumped up to six fee...
Gifford Pinchot, oil painting by unnamed artist hangs at Grey Towers, Milford, Pennsylvania  8
Gifford Pinchot   Architect of Modern Conservationism by Lawrence C. Swayne, MD, photography by author unless otherwise in...
In the summer of 1972 Dr. Gifford Bryce Pinchot, a founding board member of the Natural Resources Defense Council, and oth...
not have tolerated such    amateur dilettantes.    Who was Gifford Pinchot  Why was his legacy contested more than a quart...
Foresti  re in Nancy, France and visited the manicured forests of France, Germany, and Switzerland, but soon longed to be ...
opposite page  President John F. Kennedy visited Grey Towers on September 24,1963 to accept the Pinchot family gift of Gre...
Sanitary Water Board, the nation   s first state-level, anti-pollution agency. Once again he streamlined government throug...
left  Grey Towers brochure. below  Grey Towers, first occupied in August, 1886, was the summer home of James and Mary Pinc...
Modern Environmentalism , who contends a significant component of Pinchot   s legacy is not necessarily his greenness but ...
below  Gifford Pinchot historic marker along PA route 209, and, the Pinchot family mausoleum in Milford Cemetery, Milford,...
On September 24, 1963 President John F. Kennedy traveled to Milford, Pennsylvania to accept the Pinchot family gift of Gre...
K  tskillHiking  left  Sign at the parking lot. below  East Branch of the Neversink River.  20
Let   s Take a Walk to the Neversink Headwaters  by Peter Senterman  below  The first bridge one comes to over the Neversi...
Ever want to experience exploring a deeply wooded and remote area  One  of the few extensive and safer areas in the Catski...
Bruce gingerly negotiating the second,    rustic-like   , bridge over the multi channel East Branch of the Neversink River...
A section of Trail Map 143  24
printed with permission by NYN J Trail Conference  25
and unmarked herd path more or less paralleling the stream for 2.5 miles, crossing and re-crossing the stream several time...
creeks drain Rocky Mountain and Balsam Cap to the east. This area makes a great camping spot for those who want to backpac...
KaatskillTrees  American Plum     A Fruitful Opportunity  By Ryan Trapani, Director of Forest Services, CFA photos by Ches...
I   ve rehabbed my sweet addiction over the years. For starters, I feel compelled to work for or earn my sweets these days...
Naturally, I tried one and they tasted just like those SweeTarts. The tree in question was the American plum tree  Prunus ...
throughout the Catskills is my urge to seek out fruit in the forests. Fruit in the forest is becoming rare for two reasons...
KaatskillLodgings  Your Invitation Awaits  at the Woodstock Inn on the Millstream by Rebecca Andrea photography by the aut...
Nostalgia resides at the Woodstock Inn. Built in the 40   s and becoming a haven for the free spirits and non-conformists ...
pet, the lack of a driveway, garden or even a lawn. Over the years he steadily and lovingly improved on the property, beca...
she lives on the premises, and gives her cell number out to guests. Accommodations at the Woodstock Inn are rated  1 onlin...
den are adorned with clean lines and plentiful seating. Outdoors, choose to hang on the porches, some of which are private...
opposite page, top  Kitchen leads to breakfast nook leads to private deck at Hillcrest Cottage opposite page, center  One ...
KaatskillDining  Cucina, a taste of the Old Country in Woodstock by Rebecca Andre, photography by the author unless otherw...
and Chef Gianni even makes an appearance in Bourdain   s book    Kitchen Confidential   . The chef has many stories he cou...
mother, titled    Cucina   Famiglia   . After 15 years in America, home was calling, so he returned to Italy with his wife...
course, you can also enjoy a local vintage from the Hudson Valley   s Millbrook Winery. Included are offerings from wineri...
baked salmon. Cucina partners with organic farms and local purveyors like Hudson Valley Cattle Co., Sky Farm, Coach Farms ...
20118 REGULAR TRAINS Th hursdays, June 7     August 30 One Roundtrip Train to Cooperstown Deeparting From The Milfordd Dep...
Bite Me Bakery By Rebecca Andre, photography by the author  Travel Route 28 through Ulster County and you will find numero...
less then 400 square foot bakery. Yet every day, on her drive from her home in Pine Hill to Shokan, Gillian visualized one...
successful woman entrepreneur, and nothing else.    I can honestly say that I don   t have any challenges directed at me a...
turing Swedish Fish candy. The baker   s personal favorite is the Salted Caramel. Add to that a cup of  strong  Death Wish...
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  Tannersville Ant...