Downloads

Because of limited cell service in parts of the Catskills, please download the entire tour before you begin. Printing a map or using the “offline” feature on your favorite map app is also recommended.

The tour can be heard and sites visited in any order; although we recommend you start with the Introduction and the History segments.

We will upload new episodes weekly throughout September. The series will be available on your favorite podcast app in October!

Featuring Lize Mogel, your tour guide (2:51)

Important information about how to use this podcast tour; a land acknowledgement; and a couple of things to notice along the way.


Featuring Lize Mogel, your tour guide (6:29)

An introduction to the geography, issues, and backstory of the New York City water system in the Catskills.


Featuring historian Diane Galusha (11:55)

The construction of the Catskills System– the Ashokan and Schoharie reservoirs and the Catskill Aqueduct— displaced thousands of people through eminent domain.

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Featuring Adam Bosch, Director of Public Affairs for the DEP (6:56)

NYC's water infrastructure is immense and impressive! The NYC Department of Environmental Protection manages the water supply, with a little help from their friend, gravity.

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Featuring Journalists Lissa Harris and Tim Knight (15:28)

Hurricane Irene devastated the Catskills in 2011, but yet, the Catskills persisted.


Featuring Adam Bosch, Director of Public Affairs for the DEP (4:02)

Hurricane Irene raised concerns about the Gilboa Dam. How the DEP is preparing for the impacts of climate change in our future.


Featuring former DEP Commissioner Marilyn Gelber and former Catskills Watershed Corporation Executive Director Alan Rosa (#:##)

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Featuring grave restorer and historian Marianne Greenfield (#:##)

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Featuring Fred Huneke, retired dairy farmer (#:##)

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Featuring Tim Koch, Stream Educator (#:##)

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Featuring Ann Roberti, Catskill Mountain Club (#:##)

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Featuring Diane Galusha, Marianne Greenfield, and Adam Bosch (#:##)

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Featuring Todd Spire, angler (#:##)

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Featuring Aaron Bennet, environmental planner (#:##)

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Featuring Adam Bosch, DEP Public Relations Director (#:##)

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