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Bearsville Center Woodstock trees

Nature Notes May 2024

The Lady has doffed her snowy mantle, exchanging it for her verdant Cloak of Life. As each day goes by, more bright-green leaves unfold from the safety of their buds,...

Nature Notes May 2024

The Lady has doffed her snowy mantle, exchanging it for her verdant Cloak of Life. As each day goes by, more bright-green leaves unfold from the safety of their buds,...

Nature Notes Feb 2024

Nature Notes Feb 2024

The incredible American Sycamore (Platanus occidentalis) is one of our dominant trees at the Bearsville Center, lining both sides of the Sawkill and along the now dry old stream-bed.

Nature Notes Feb 2024

The incredible American Sycamore (Platanus occidentalis) is one of our dominant trees at the Bearsville Center, lining both sides of the Sawkill and along the now dry old stream-bed.

Bearsville Center Woodstock nature trail

Nature Notes Jan 2024

Early winter was relatively mild and snowless, but the later half has been anything but. Arctic cold has come down to remind us of winter, accompanied by the first snows...

Nature Notes Jan 2024

Early winter was relatively mild and snowless, but the later half has been anything but. Arctic cold has come down to remind us of winter, accompanied by the first snows...

Bearsville Center Woodstock nature trail with sign

Nature Notes Dec 2023

It’s been a year now since Lizzie and I started working on these Nature Notes and the Nature Trail at the Bearsville Center and I couldn’t be happier! I’m very...

Nature Notes Dec 2023

It’s been a year now since Lizzie and I started working on these Nature Notes and the Nature Trail at the Bearsville Center and I couldn’t be happier! I’m very...

Eagle in tree at Bearsville Center Woodstock

Nature Notes Nov 2023

As the kaleidoscope of our Fall season inexorably turns, the once-bright autumnal hues, which only recently seemed stunningly immutable and starkly in-our-face, have changed their tune.

Nature Notes Nov 2023

As the kaleidoscope of our Fall season inexorably turns, the once-bright autumnal hues, which only recently seemed stunningly immutable and starkly in-our-face, have changed their tune.

Ranger Dave Holden in Bearsville Center Woodstock

Nature Notes Autumn Bearsville

Though I love Fall, the passing of Summer is bittersweet. No more days of endless light. No more Dragonflies, Fireflies, Hummingbirds and Monarchs. No more cacophony of bird and cricket...

Nature Notes Autumn Bearsville

Though I love Fall, the passing of Summer is bittersweet. No more days of endless light. No more Dragonflies, Fireflies, Hummingbirds and Monarchs. No more cacophony of bird and cricket...