In my conversations around town, I’ve been surprised to find out how few people know about the Shawangunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge.
Who wouldn’t love a robotic vacuum cleaner that would remove ticks from the lawn? An organic Roomba! Apparently, that is just what Guinea fowl are touted to be.
Thanks to community support and strong vocal opposition to draining, Tillson Lake, the Palisades Interstate Parks Commission (PIPC) and the New York State Office of Parks agreed to do a new study on the cost of upgrading the dam, including a fresh look at the dam’s classification as “High Hazard.”
Looking for adventure beyond Minnewaska State Park or the Catskills? Ready for a new challenge? Soon, a whole new world will open up, only a hop-skip-and-a-jump up I-87.