Catskill Mountainkeeper Catskills Group Launches Renewable Energy Campaign Online By Allison Dunne • Jul 8, 2014 Courtesy of renewableny.com A grassroots advocacy group in the Catskills has begun a campaign focusing on renewable energy. NYS Budget Funds Start of Rail Trail Project in Ulster County By Allison Dunne • Apr 1, 2013 Doug Kerr, flickr New York State’s 2013-2014 budget contains a $2 million grant to launch a Catskill Mountain Rail Trail in Ulster County. Yet there are differing visions about what that means. Study Puts Figures to Catskills Open Space By Allison Dunne • Jan 24, 2013 Andy Arthur Listen Listening... / 3:43 There’s a new study that puts a dollar figure on the economic value of Catskills recreation land. The full report will be released next week, during a public forum.