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Three ways to get your little ones into the wild

Three ways to get your little ones into the wild

If you love hiking and learning about the natural world, I bet you hope your child will also long for strolls in the woods! The question is, how do you motivate your little one to get outdoors and ask for woodland adventuring?

Our Goal: One bag of trash at EagleFest

Our Goal: One bag of trash at EagleFest

Here at Teatown, we’re always challenging ourselves to be better environmental stewards. That’s why we’ve set an important goal this year: collect just one bag of trash during the 7+ hour duration of our largest event of the year, EagleFest. Will it be easy? No. Can we do it? Absolutely.

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.