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A Guide to Our Region’s Snakes

A Guide to Our Region’s Snakes

Our region is home to a number of snakes, most of which are harmless. Quickly become an expert in identifying the snakes you may come across in our region.

I’ve found injured/stranded wildlife, what now?

I’ve found injured/stranded wildlife, what now?

While we almost always have good intentions when we try to help wildlife, we could unintentionally be doing more harm than good. Here's a handy guide to what you should do if you come across wildlife that you believe to be injured or stranded.

245 Acres Protected Forever

245 Acres Protected Forever

We are thrilled to announce that as of May 18, the heart of Teatown is protected from development, forever. The Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) now holds a conservation easement on the 245 acres composed of woodlands, meadows, streams, wetlands, Teatown Lake, Wildflower Island, Teatown's environmental education center and many miles of hiking trails.

Ralph the Vulture’s Journey to Teatown

Ralph the Vulture’s Journey to Teatown

Here's the story of how Ralph, our newest ambassador, made it all the way from being injured on a roadside in Pennsylvania to serving as an ambassador for his species at Teatown.

Science & Stewardship Update

Science & Stewardship Update

Our science & stewardship team works diligently to preserve our region’s biodiversity, provide opportunities to rising environmentalists, collaborate with regional organizations, and steward our 1,000-acre preserve. Here’s a snapshot of what we have been up to in the last few months.

The Great Migration Happening in Our Backyards

The Great Migration Happening in Our Backyards

When we think of migrating animals, we often think of geese flying north to Canada or the monarch butterfly making its way south to Mexico. But the migrations that happen in our own backyards are just as exciting.

10 Green Resolutions for the New Year

10 Green Resolutions for the New Year

Whether you are looking to shrink your carbon footprint, produce less waste, or just don't know where to start, here are 10 resolutions that will have you living a little greener this new year.