Upcoming events

Discover wild edibles at the Extension Education Center and learn what is available on a seasonal basis as well as how to collect food without disturbing or endangering a plant population. Following the walk, move inside for a cooking lesson to learn how to incorporate wild foods into a meal.

Event Date Sun-24-Sep-2017 1:00 pm
Event End Date Sun-24-Sep-2017 4:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price $25.00
Location Extension Education Center

Learn how to identify the fiery-colored fall trees native to the Catskills region.

Event Date Sat-30-Sep-2017 10:00 am
Event End Date Sat-30-Sep-2017 12:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price $10.00
Location Mountain Top Arboretum

Join members of the Catskill Forest Association, the Catskill Mountain Club and the Society of American Foresters for a public screening of America's First Forest: Carl Schenck and the Asheville Experiment – a 55-minute documentary film about legendary forester and educator Carl Schenck.

Event Date Sat-30-Sep-2017 7:00 pm
Event End Date Sat-30-Sep-2017 9:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free
Location Open Eye Theatre

Learn more about the blue, green, gray and red lichens that encrust the Arboretum trees.

Event Date Sat-07-Oct-2017 10:00 am
Event End Date Sat-07-Oct-2017 12:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price $10.00
Location Mountain Top Arboretum

CFA’s Executive Director – Ryan Trapani – will discuss the overall condition of the Catskills forests & some things you can do to improve forest health in your neck of the woods. Afterwards, there will be a woodwalk on Lennox Forest & a demonstration drone flight for a “bird’s eye view”. Free admission.

Event Date Sat-07-Oct-2017 10:00 am
Event End Date Sat-07-Oct-2017 1:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free
Location Camp Shankitunk

Learn more about the fall flora of the Catskills and Hudson Valley with chef and forager Rob Handel from Heather Ridge Farm and The Bees Knees Café.

Event Date Sat-07-Oct-2017 3:00 pm
Event End Date Sat-07-Oct-2017 5:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price $20.00
Location Platte Clove Preserve

“There are old mushroom hunters & there are bold mushroom hunters, but not old & bold mushroom hunters.” John Michelotti – from Catskill Fungi – will help you identify a wide range of mushrooms.

Event Date Sun-15-Oct-2017 10:00 am
Event End Date Sun-15-Oct-2017 12:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price $15.00
Location Big Indian Park

Join members of the Catskill Forest Association, the Catskill Mountain Club and the Society of American Foresters for a public screening of America's First Forest: Carl Schenck and the Asheville Experiment – a 55-minute documentary film about legendary forester and educator Carl Schenck.

Event Date Thu-16-Nov-2017 2:00 pm
Event End Date Thu-16-Nov-2017 4:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free
Location Agroforestry Resource Center

Learn how to process your deer harvest from start to finish.

Event Date Sat-09-Dec-2017 10:00 am
Event End Date Sat-09-Dec-2017 1:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price $10.00
Location Deer Cutting Demonstration Location