I thought I would share with you some of the sights we are being treated to up here in the Catskills. Wildlife is all around us, at every turn there is something special to see and we are taking time this session to stop and pause and take in the views and share our space with nature.

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Spring has sprung and that means warm weather, beautiful flowers and, of course, adorable baby animals. During springtime in the Catskills, it is not uncommon to see baby rabbits, young birds in their nests, and even bear cubs! One of the most common types of baby animals for Frost Valley guests to spot in the springtime are whitetail deer fawns. At Frost Valley we typically start seeing deer fawns sometime around late May to early June, but sometimes even earlier. When the fawns are first born they are very small and covered in spots. The spots serve an important function for a young and vulnerable fawn. They are the perfect […]

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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County is currently accepting applications from students in grades 7-12 and teachers in the Catskill region to attend the 2018 Catskills Youth Climate Summit. This free overnight summit will take place Tuesday-Wednesday, October 9-10, 2018 at Frost Valley YMCA in Claryville. The Summit gives students an opportunity to attend presentations and workshops on climate change and sustainability. Additionally, attendees are invited to participate in group discussions and activities that are designed to challenge perceptions, brainstorm solutions, and discover new ways to live more sustainable lifestyles. The Catskills Youth Climate Summit will include meals and an overnight stay in a Frost Valley cabin. Schools are required […]

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