Artists' Picnic
Jul
21
10:00 AM10:00

Artists' Picnic

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Bring your pencils and paints (or borrow ours!) and a picnic lunch, and join local artists on our beautiful 62-acres of forest, meadows and wetlands in the mountains to create art outdoors inspired by the landscape. This celebration of art and nature will also feature hands-on art stations and live music and dance performances.

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Community Art Installation: Wisdom Trees; Embracing the Cycles of Life
Jul
23
12:30 PM12:30

Community Art Installation: Wisdom Trees; Embracing the Cycles of Life

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Join local artist Susan Togut every Monday from 12:30-3:30 pm to help create a public art installation at the Catskill Interpretive Center. This public art project seeks to engage community members of all ages in the creation and enjoyment of an outdoor environment with a focus on the cycles of life. This program is free and open to all ages. Stop by for a few minutes, a few hours or every Monday.

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Nature Club
Jul
26
11:00 AM11:00

Nature Club

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FREE weekly outdoor adventures for kids of all ages. Explore the 62-acres of forest, wetlands, meadows and gardens at the Catskill Interpretive Center while you participate in different hands-on activities each week. Make a nature journal, track wildlife, identify stream “monsters” and more! Led by Catskill Center staff with special guest appearances by local experts.

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Community Art Installation: Wisdom Trees; Embracing the Cycles of Life
Jul
30
12:30 PM12:30

Community Art Installation: Wisdom Trees; Embracing the Cycles of Life

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
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Join local artist Susan Togut every Monday from 12:30-3:30 pm to help create a public art installation at the Catskill Interpretive Center. This public art project seeks to engage community members of all ages in the creation and enjoyment of an outdoor environment with a focus on the cycles of life. This program is free and open to all ages. Stop by for a few minutes, a few hours or every Monday.

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Nature Club
Aug
2
11:00 AM11:00

Nature Club

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FREE weekly outdoor adventures for kids of all ages. Explore the 62-acres of forest, wetlands, meadows and gardens at the Catskill Interpretive Center while you participate in different hands-on activities each week. Make a nature journal, track wildlife, identify stream “monsters” and more! Led by Catskill Center staff with special guest appearances by local experts.

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Community Art Installation: Wisdom Trees; Embracing the Cycles of Life
Aug
6
12:30 PM12:30

Community Art Installation: Wisdom Trees; Embracing the Cycles of Life

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Join local artist Susan Togut every Monday from 12:30-3:30 pm to help create a public art installation at the Catskill Interpretive Center. This public art project seeks to engage community members of all ages in the creation and enjoyment of an outdoor environment with a focus on the cycles of life. This program is free and open to all ages. Stop by for a few minutes, a few hours or every Monday.

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Nature Club
Aug
9
11:00 AM11:00

Nature Club

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FREE weekly outdoor adventures for kids of all ages. Explore the 62-acres of forest, wetlands, meadows and gardens at the Catskill Interpretive Center while you participate in different hands-on activities each week. Make a nature journal, track wildlife, identify stream “monsters” and more! Led by Catskill Center staff with special guest appearances by local experts.

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Hope on the Hudson - Film Screening with Jon Bowermaster
Aug
9
6:30 PM18:30

Hope on the Hudson - Film Screening with Jon Bowermaster

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Jon Bowermaster of Oceans 8 Films will join us for this special screening event at the Catskill Interpretive Center to present Hope on the Hudson, three brand-new short films on the Hudson River: City on the Water, Restoring the Clearwater, and Seeds of Hope. Click the link below to read more.

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Stream Health
Aug
11
3:00 PM15:00

Stream Health

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Katie Palm from Catskill Center will lead this fascinating exploration of the Esopus Creek ecosystem. Come learn to identify macroinvertebrates and find out how to determine if the stream is healthy. All ages, free.

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Community Art Installation: Wisdom Trees; Embracing the Cycles of Life
Aug
13
12:30 PM12:30

Community Art Installation: Wisdom Trees; Embracing the Cycles of Life

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Join local artist Susan Togut every Monday from 12:30-3:30 pm to help create a public art installation at the Catskill Interpretive Center. This public art project seeks to engage community members of all ages in the creation and enjoyment of an outdoor environment with a focus on the cycles of life. This program is free and open to all ages. Stop by for a few minutes, a few hours or every Monday.

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Nature Club
Aug
16
11:00 AM11:00

Nature Club

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FREE weekly outdoor adventures for kids of all ages. Explore the 62-acres of forest, wetlands, meadows and gardens at the Catskill Interpretive Center while you participate in different hands-on activities each week. Make a nature journal, track wildlife, identify stream “monsters” and more! Led by Catskill Center staff with special guest appearances by local experts.

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Community Art Installation: Wisdom Trees; Embracing the Cycles of Life
Aug
20
12:30 PM12:30

Community Art Installation: Wisdom Trees; Embracing the Cycles of Life

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
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Join local artist Susan Togut every Monday from 12:30-3:30 pm to help create a public art installation at the Catskill Interpretive Center. This public art project seeks to engage community members of all ages in the creation and enjoyment of an outdoor environment with a focus on the cycles of life. This program is free and open to all ages. Stop by for a few minutes, a few hours or every Monday.

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Nature Club
Aug
23
11:00 AM11:00

Nature Club

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FREE weekly outdoor adventures for kids of all ages. Explore the 62-acres of forest, wetlands, meadows and gardens at the Catskill Interpretive Center while you participate in different hands-on activities each week. Make a nature journal, track wildlife, identify stream “monsters” and more! Led by Catskill Center staff with special guest appearances by local experts.

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Community Art Installation: Wisdom Trees; Embracing the Cycles of Life
Aug
27
12:30 PM12:30

Community Art Installation: Wisdom Trees; Embracing the Cycles of Life

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join local artist Susan Togut every Monday from 12:30-3:30 pm to help create a public art installation at the Catskill Interpretive Center. This public art project seeks to engage community members of all ages in the creation and enjoyment of an outdoor environment with a focus on the cycles of life. This program is free and open to all ages. Stop by for a few minutes, a few hours or every Monday.

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Nature Club
Aug
30
11:00 AM11:00

Nature Club

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FREE weekly outdoor adventures for kids of all ages. Explore the 62-acres of forest, wetlands, meadows and gardens at the Catskill Interpretive Center while you participate in different hands-on activities each week. Make a nature journal, track wildlife, identify stream “monsters” and more! Led by Catskill Center staff with special guest appearances by local experts.

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Family Day!
Sep
1
10:00 AM10:00

Family Day!

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Free nature-themed outdoor fun for families with kids of all ages! Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy a full day of hands-on activities, forest adventures and lots more - featuring a special afternoon performance by Arm of the Sea Theater! 

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Monitoring and Managing Ash (MaMA) Training Workshop
Jul
17
1:00 PM13:00

Monitoring and Managing Ash (MaMA) Training Workshop

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The Monitoring and Managing Ash (MaMA) Training Workshop, sponsored by the Catskill Regional Invasive Species Partnership (CRISP), will teach MaMA’s innovative approach to conserving ash and mitigating damage from the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), which threatens killing virtually all the ash trees in the area; it includes instruction in MaMA’s citizen-science and land-manager projects to find EAB-resistant trees. To preregister or for workshop information, call (845) 688-3369 or send an email to info@catskillcenter.org.

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Community Art Installation: Wisdom Trees; Embracing the Cycles of Life
Jul
16
12:30 PM12:30

Community Art Installation: Wisdom Trees; Embracing the Cycles of Life

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
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Join local artist Susan Togut every Monday from 12:30-3:30 pm to help create a public art installation at the Catskill Interpretive Center. This public art project seeks to engage community members of all ages in the creation and enjoyment of an outdoor environment with a focus on the cycles of life. This program is free and open to all ages. Stop by for a few minutes, a few hours or every Monday.

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To Be Forever Wild Screening with Director David Becker
Jul
13
7:00 PM19:00

To Be Forever Wild Screening with Director David Becker

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The late Rep. Maurice D. Hinchey once called To Be Forever Wild "an important and breathtaking film about one of the most beautiful places on earth—its sights, its wonders, its people. The film reminds us that the Catskill Mountains are a national treasure.” On Friday, July 13, at 7 p.m., the Catskill Interpretive Center is pleased to welcome Director David Becker, his film crew and surprise guests for a very special screening of To Be Forever Wild. The event is free and open to the public.

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Stream Health
Jul
12
12:30 PM12:30

Stream Health

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Katie Palm from Catskill Center will lead this fascinating exploration of the Esopus Creek ecosystem. Come learn to identify macroinvertebrates and find out how to determine if the stream is healthy. All ages, free. Rain Date: July 12

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Nature Club
Jul
12
11:00 AM11:00

Nature Club

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FREE weekly outdoor adventures for kids of all ages. Explore the 62-acres of forest, wetlands, meadows and gardens at the Catskill Interpretive Center while you participate in different hands-on activities each week. Make a nature journal, track wildlife, identify stream “monsters” and more! Led by Catskill Center staff with special guest appearances by local experts.

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Community Art Installation: Wisdom Trees; Embracing the Cycles of Life
Jul
9
12:30 PM12:30

Community Art Installation: Wisdom Trees; Embracing the Cycles of Life

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
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Join local artist Susan Togut every Monday from 12:30-3:30 pm to help create a public art installation at the Catskill Interpretive Center. This public art project seeks to engage community members of all ages in the creation and enjoyment of an outdoor environment with a focus on the cycles of life. This program is free and open to all ages. Stop by for a few minutes, a few hours or every Monday.

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Water Wise with Marguerite Uhlmann-Bower
Jul
7
4:30 PM16:30

Water Wise with Marguerite Uhlmann-Bower

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Water Wise: The Essential Element of the Catskills
Join Marguerite, R.N., Herbalist and Wild Foods Forager for a short watery show and tell on what makes this element so important for us in the Catskills. By taking a walk into the woods for a wild edible extravaganza Marguerite connects the dots by how we can be water wise in the field, with plants and trees. Through the process of observation, questions and revelations come up that we may have never thought of before. While near specific trees, she will share some tree and plant investigations that she and her students have been executing since March, 2018 that are directly related to – being water wise. This outdoor walk and talk will happen rain or shine so dress for weather. This event is free but pre-registration is required - please call 845-688-3369 or email info@catskillcenter.org for more information or to register. 

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Nature Club
Jul
5
11:00 AM11:00

Nature Club

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FREE weekly outdoor adventures for kids of all ages. Explore the 62-acres of forest, wetlands, meadows and gardens at the Catskill Interpretive Center while you participate in different hands-on activities each week. Make a nature journal, track wildlife, identify stream “monsters” and more! Led by Catskill Center staff with special guest appearances by local experts.

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Community Art Installation: Wisdom Trees; Embracing the Cycles of Life
Jul
2
12:30 PM12:30

Community Art Installation: Wisdom Trees; Embracing the Cycles of Life

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
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Join local artist Susan Togut every Monday from 12:30-3:30 pm to help create a public art installation at the Catskill Interpretive Center. This public art project seeks to engage community members of all ages in the creation and enjoyment of an outdoor environment with a focus on the cycles of life. This program is free and open to all ages. Stop by for a few minutes, a few hours or every Monday.

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Nature Club
Jun
28
11:00 AM11:00

Nature Club

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FREE weekly outdoor adventures for kids of all ages. Explore the 62-acres of forest, wetlands, meadows and gardens at the Catskill Interpretive Center while you participate in different hands-on activities each week. Make a nature journal, track wildlife, identify stream “monsters” and more! Led by Catskill Center staff with special guest appearances by local experts.

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Community Art Installation: Wisdom Trees; Embracing the Cycles of Life
Jun
25
12:30 PM12:30

Community Art Installation: Wisdom Trees; Embracing the Cycles of Life

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join local artist Susan Togut every Monday from 12:30-3:30 pm to help create a public art installation at the Catskill Interpretive Center. This public art project seeks to engage community members of all ages in the creation and enjoyment of an outdoor environment with a focus on the cycles of life. This program is free and open to all ages. Stop by for a few minutes, a few hours or every Monday.

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Catskill Mountains Book Festival
Jun
23
10:00 AM10:00

Catskill Mountains Book Festival

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It's back! Join us for our third annual festival to celebrate reading and writing in the Catskills. Meet acclaimed authors and see what's new from local small presses; enjoy panels and presentations on the past, present and future of Catskills lit, and engage with local libraries, art and literacy groups to try your hand at creative writing, illustration, and bookmaking. There will be featured performers and activities for all ages - bring the family and spend the day! 

Detailed schedule to come. 

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Nature Club
Jun
21
11:00 AM11:00

Nature Club

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FREE weekly outdoor adventures for kids of all ages. Explore the 62-acres of forest, wetlands, meadows and gardens at the Catskill Interpretive Center while you participate in different hands-on activities each week. Make a nature journal, track wildlife, identify stream “monsters” and more! Led by Catskill Center staff with special guest appearances by local experts.

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Community Art Installation: Wisdom Trees; Embracing the Cycles of Life
Jun
18
12:30 PM12:30

Community Art Installation: Wisdom Trees; Embracing the Cycles of Life

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Join local artist Susan Togut every Monday from 12:30-3:30 pm to help create a public art installation at the Catskill Interpretive Center. This public art project seeks to engage community members of all ages in the creation and enjoyment of an outdoor environment with a focus on the cycles of life. This program is free and open to all ages. Stop by for a few minutes, a few hours or every Monday.

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Devil Wagons to Mud Larks: The Catskill Conquest Pilot Rally
Jun
14
6:30 PM18:30

Devil Wagons to Mud Larks: The Catskill Conquest Pilot Rally

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Robert Selkowitz, Director of Historic Automobile Endurance Runs, will join us at the CIC to present From Devil Wagons to Mud Larks: The Catskill Conquest Pilot Rally. 

The Catskill Conquest Pilot Rally is a new annual event to commemorate the historic 1903 Automobile Endurance Run, which drove through the Esopus Valley as part of an 800-mile route from New York City to Pittsburgh. Come hear the history of the endurance run and the role it played in the birth of automobiling and road building across America. Also learn more about opportunities to participate in or attend this year's rally, which will be held in September and will begin at the Catskill Interpretive Center. 

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Nature Club
Jun
14
11:00 AM11:00

Nature Club

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FREE weekly outdoor adventures for kids of all ages. Explore the 62-acres of forest, wetlands, meadows and gardens at the Catskill Interpretive Center while you participate in different hands-on activities each week. Make a nature journal, track wildlife, identify stream “monsters” and more! Led by Catskill Center staff with special guest appearances by local experts.

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 Community Art Installation: Wisdom Trees; Embracing the Cycles of Life
Jun
11
12:30 PM12:30

Community Art Installation: Wisdom Trees; Embracing the Cycles of Life

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Join local artist Susan Togut every Monday from 12:30-3:30 pm to help create a public art installation at the Catskill Interpretive Center. This public art project seeks to engage community members of all ages in the creation and enjoyment of an outdoor environment with a focus on the cycles of life. This program is free and open to all ages. Stop by for a few minutes, a few hours or every Monday.

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Outdoors Day
Jun
9
10:00 AM10:00

Outdoors Day

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The Catskill Interpretive Center is one of 11 sites across New York State hosting Outdoors Day in partnership with NYS DEC and NYS Parks. This free open house-type event will allow visitors to try out many outdoor recreation activities, and learn techniques from staff as well as local organizations and experts. Activities at the Catskill Interpretive Center will include Fly Fishing 101, Beginning Birdwatching, nature walks, camping demos and much more - click the “View Event” button below for the complete schedule. Bring a picnic or enjoy a delicious lunch from the Yum Yum on Wheels food truck from Woodstock's own Yum Yum Noodle Bar

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Improving Habitat for Forest Birds - with CFA & Audubon NY
Jun
9
10:00 AM10:00

Improving Habitat for Forest Birds - with CFA & Audubon NY

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Presented by the Catskill Forest Association. Learn about the habitat needs of a suite of forest birds, and how we can manage forests to provide quality habitat. Management recommendations to improve habitat will be discussed and can be applied to a variety of property sizes, including small woodlots. There will be an indoor presentation followed by outside tour and discussion of different bird habitats. 

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Community Art Installation: Wisdom Trees; Embracing the Cycles of Life
Jun
4
12:30 PM12:30

Community Art Installation: Wisdom Trees; Embracing the Cycles of Life

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Join local artist Susan Togut every Monday from 12:30-3:30 pm to help create a public art installation at the Catskill Interpretive Center. This public art project seeks to engage community members of all ages in the creation and enjoyment of an outdoor environment with a focus on the cycles of life. This program is free and open to all ages. Stop by for a few minutes, a few hours or every Monday.

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 Native Alternatives to Invasive Plants: iMap Invasives Training
Jun
2
10:00 AM10:00

Native Alternatives to Invasive Plants: iMap Invasives Training

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Join CRISP and iMapInvasives staff to learn about identification and reporting of invasive ornamental plants as well as native alternatives for garden and landscape beds! The day will also feature a guide to use of the iMap Invasives web portal and mobile app for reporting invasive species to a public statewide database.

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Family Day!
May
27
10:00 AM10:00

Family Day!

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Free nature-themed outdoor fun for families with kids of all ages! Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy a full day of hands-on activities, forest adventures and lots more - featuring a special afternoon performance by Arm of the Sea Theater! 

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Protecting Pollinators with Maraleen Manos-Jones
May
17
6:30 PM18:30

Protecting Pollinators with Maraleen Manos-Jones

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Maraleen Manos-Jones will lead an illustrated journey of metamorphosis, sharing updates on the flight and plight of the monarch butterfly and its migration. She will discuss the vital importance of providing habitat for butterflies and other pollinators, who are all in peril, and will offer garden tips and inspiring stories and ways for you to become a pollinator protector.

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Catskills Great Outdoor Expo
May
5
10:00 AM10:00

Catskills Great Outdoor Expo

Join CIC staff for a day in Kingston celebrating the outdoors! Come to The Catskills Great Outdoors Expo and learn about all the best the Catskills have to offer in hiking, paddling, bicycling, and all outdoor recreation activities in this one-day Expo with dozens of exhibitors, expert presentations, free samples and raffles—plus the famous Catskill Center Gear Sale.

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I Love My Park Day
May
5
9:00 AM09:00

I Love My Park Day

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Volunteers are invited and encouraged to participate in the “I Love My Park Day” event held within the Catskill Forest Preserve at the Catskill Interpretive Center. Volunteers at this event will plant trees, work in the rain garden, install riparian vegetation, help with the removal of invasive species, and partake in some light trail maintenance. Volunteers should wear appropriate clothing and footwear for planting activities and bring water, snacks, and garden gloves. All ages are welcome. 

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Spring Open House
Apr
28
10:00 AM10:00

Spring Open House

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Come out to the Catskill Interpretive Center to learn more about the great opportunities to get outside in the Catskills this spring with members of the NY State Outdoor Guides Association and Catskill Center staff. 

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Art on the Trails
Mar
24
1:00 PM13:00

Art on the Trails

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Take in the natural beauty while you stroll along the Catskill Interpretive Center Sculpture Trail and enjoy opportunities to meet the artists, see live sculpture demos, and try your hand at creating your own nature-inspired works of art. 

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RiverWebs Film Screening with the AWSMP
Mar
15
6:00 PM18:00

RiverWebs Film Screening with the AWSMP

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Come out to the Catskill Interpretive Center for a screening of Riverwebs, an award-winning and important documentary on river ecosystems. Featured guest Leslie Zucker from the Ashokan Watershed Stream Management Program will share highlights of their work to protect stream health and water quality right here in our own community. 

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