Teatown friends, Andy Young and Susan Todd of Archipelago Film Studio (located at Teatown), introduce one of the stars of their upcoming giant screen film, "Pondemonium" about Nature at your Doorstep (some footage captured at Teatown).

Meet the wood duck on two live cams (one focused on her nest and one outside the nest)!  Chicks should be hatching in the next week HERE


Wildflower Island Is Open!  Sign Up for a Tour!

See what's in bloom here.

Tours:  Saturdays, 10:00 am or 1:00 pm, Sundays, 1:00 pm

Purchase a Wildflower Island Season Pass
Good for three Wildflower Island visits during the 2016 season.
$10 Members, $18 Non-members

Learn more about Wildflower Island here.

Registration is required for tours.  To register call 914-762-2912, ext. 110.


Members-Only Fishing Saturdays:

Fishing will be open on Teatown Lake as well as Vernay Lake this year for Teatown Members on Saturdays, 7 am to 4 pm, from May 14 - August 27.  Participants 16 years of age and older must have a valid NY fishing license and abide by all DEC regulations.  Members may bring one guest.  Pre-registration is required and all participants must pick up a fishing badge at the Nature Center and display the badge prominently at all times.  All fishing rules must be followed.  Learn more here.

Not a member, but you want to fish at Teatown?

Become a member here today!


Teatown is Hiring!  Interested in Working with Us?

  Learn more about the open positions here.


An Update on The Croft:

An Update on the September 30, 2015 deadline for submissions for the Croft:

The Board of Directors of Teatown has decided to defer a final decision on the future of the Croft pending Teatown’s completion of a capital needs and resources assessment currently underway.


Upcoming Events

  • Volunteer Recognition Picnic


    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Teatown's volunteers gather for a cook-out, socializing and recognition.

  • Life in Teatown Lake


    10:00 am - 11:30 am

    June is the perfect time to get a little wet and muddy searching for critters in Teatown Lake. Come along as we grab nets to look for fish, insects and other invertebrates that call the lake home.  All welcome.


  • Reptile Round-up


    10:00 am - 11:30 am

    A variety of reptiles - snakes, turtles and lizards - from New York and around the world will be on hand for up close encounters. Learn about these misunderstood creatures and shake off those ancient   superstitions and fears.  All welcome.


Happenings Around Teatown

Click here to read press articles written about Teatown.





  • Yorktown Civics Interns Lend a Helping Hand

    May 26, 2016

    Thank you to the Yorktown Civics interns who carried a memorial bench out to the Lakeside Trail!

  • Teatown Participates in Sarah Lawrence Study to Understand the Impact of Field Trips

    May 24, 2016

    Teatown is collaborating in a research grant with Sarah Lawrence College Center for the Urban River at Beczak entitled “The Importance of Field Trips and Cultural Awareness in Education,” awarded by the NYS Water Resources Institute at Cornell University and NYS DEC, Hudson River Estuary Program. Recently Sarah Lawrence graduate student, Lars Freeman, visited Teatown to gather information for the study which assesses the value of field trips for students in grades 2 – 6, who visit environmental education organizations like Teatown. Lars was recruited for this project by Kathleen Ruen, the Associate Director of the Art of Teaching Program at Sarah Lawrence.

  • Cultural Exchange and Invasive Pull at Teatown...

    April 26, 2016

    Students from Keio Academy of New York visited Teatown on Sunday to participate in a stewardship project and cultural exchange with our Teens in Teatown (TNT).   A group of 8 students participated with 6 TNT members in an invasive garlic mustard pull from Wildflower Woods. We thank everyone for their hard work!