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How many outreach programs do Teatown’s animal ambassadors do each year?

How many outreach programs do Teatown’s animal ambassadors do each year?

The non-releasable birds of prey that call Teatown home live at Teatown for educational purposes, as they cannot be released back into the wild due to injuries sustained (typically car and hunting related injuries). These birds find a new lease on life at Teatown, where they educate the public about their species and what we can do to protect them.

Birds are vanishing from North America. Here’s what we can do to help.

Birds are vanishing from North America. Here’s what we can do to help.

A study published this September in Science shared alarming news: about 3 billion birds, or nearly one-third of bird populations in the United States and Canada, have disappeared in the last 50 years. Why? It turns out there are quite a few reasons and most have to do with human behavior. If the bad news is that it’s our fault, the good news is that we can do something about it.

Teatown receives grant from Westchester Community Foundation

Teatown receives grant from Westchester Community Foundation

Teatown is proud to announce that we have been awarded a grant from the Westchester Community Foundation to revive our Environmental Leaders Learning Alliance program and to continue to educate our community on the critical role of native plants in our landscape.

Major Changes Announced for the Endangered Species Act

Major Changes Announced for the Endangered Species Act

Political debates aside, the Endangered Species Act is a lifeline for imperiled species and has been over 99% effective at preventing extinction. Teatown is proud to support the ESA and the vital protections it has provided to species like the bald eagle, whose recovery we celebrate each year at EagleFest. Removing environmental defenses to encourage economy over ecology will accelerate the harmful effects of anthropomorphic climate change and is contrary to the spirit of scientific conservation.