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.
As of 2017, there are an estimated 7,000 black bears in New York. With their populations growing in Westchester, knowledge is your best tool in keeping your family and pets safe.
It can be tempting to visit Teatown and stick to the Lakeside Trail, but where's the fun in that? We asked some of our staff: what are your favorite trails? Here's what they said.
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.
It's Invasive Species Awareness Week! Can you identify which plants are native, alien, or invasive to our region?
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.
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.