Teatown’s animal ambassadors range from raptors to invertebrates and everything in between! All are in need of specialized care that isn’t always straight-forward. These veterinarians go above and beyond to make sure that our animals receive the best medical care when something goes wrong.
Recycle less? Doesn’t that go against everything we’ve been taught? Yes and no. It’s complicated.
Viewing wildlife is a wonderful experience, and can be completely safe when done from a distance.
The term ‘sustainable’ has become so overused that its utterance inspires more eye rolls than action. Most companies now claim they are ‘committed to sustainability’, but measuring the upstream and downstream impacts of their promises can be exceedingly difficult to track and verify across global systems. What does it actually mean to be sustainable?
Imagine your ideal weekend day. Does it involve traveling as far as an hour and a half from where you live, hiking up to a mile while carrying as much as 60 pounds, and working an 8-hour day of hard physical labor with minimal or no facilities, in the company of mosquitoes, flies and ticks? Oh — and did we mention you’re not getting paid? Just a day in the life of a Jolly Rover!
The more than 2.5 billion holiday cards sold in the U.S. each year use enough paper to fill a football field ten stories high! That’s a lot of cards, and that’s a lot of waste.
While dreaming the cold months away might sound like just the vacation you need, the involuntary biological process called hibernation is critical to the survival of many animals that live in and around Teatown.
Wildflower woods is an active restoration project and demonstration area that began in 2010 as a tool for teaching about healthy forests. This area of the preserve is unique because it is totally fenced off—allowing native plants to grow without being eaten by deer.
When it comes to waste, out of sight is out of mind. So how do we confront our wasteful habits?
Bats are a misunderstood part of our popular culture, and as such the image of bats can conjure up any number of spooky images in our heads. But bats are a very important part of our ecosystem, and need our help more than ever.
Let’s talk about waste. We make a ton of it! Or, should I say, tons of it.
This research contributes to a large body of evidence showing how invasive plants in our natural areas were introduced by residential and commercial landscaping.