On Tuesday, August 8 at about 3:30 pm, New York State Forest Ranger Dawson responded to a call for a subject trapped under the water at Fawn’s Leap, at Kaaterskill Clove on Kaaterskill Creek, just above Moore’s Bridge in the town of Hunter, Greene County, NY, in the Catskills. The 16-year-old was part of a group of six who traveled from Brooklyn to swim at Fawn’s Leap. Heavy rainfall the previous night created strong currents in the swimming hole. [Read more…] about 16-Year-Old Drowns In Strong Currents At Kaaterskill Clove
New York State Forest Rangers responded to multiple reports of subjects stranded during high waters created by flash flooding in Hamlet of Haines Falls, town of Hunter in Greene County in the Catskills last week. [Read more…] about 9 Rescued From Same Location During High Waters In The Catskills
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers respond to search and rescue incidents throughout New York State. Working with other state agencies, local emergency response organizations and volunteer search and rescue groups, Forest Rangers locate and extract lost, injured or distressed people.
What follows is a report, prepared by DEC, of recent missions carried out by Forest Rangers. [Read more…] about Rangers Recover Body, Make Rescues In Adirondacks, Prospect Mtn & Catskills
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has announced that Otak, Inc., is facilitating the first round of public meetings in the Adirondack High Peaks and Catskills for the Visitor Use Management (VUM) project. The goal of the project is to develop appropriate sustainable management strategies for the High Peaks and Kaaterskill Clove areas. [Read more…] about Input Sought On Visitor Management in Adk High Peaks, Catskills
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has announced the award of a Visitor Use Management (VUM) planning contract to help develop recreation plans for two highly visited regions of the New York State Forest Preserve — a high-use portion of the High Peaks in the Adirondack Park and the Kaaterskill Clove area in the Catskill Park. [Read more…] about DEC Privatizes Management Planning for Popular Areas of Adirondack, Catskill Parks