Farewell to a dear Teatown friend, Betty Scholz

Farewell to a dear Teatown friend, Betty Scholz

The Brookly Botanic Garden’s horticultural and educational staff, led by Betty, then BBG's Director, lent their expertise and efforts in forming the property that is now considered the “heart of Teatown,” and was critical in creating the spirit of our environmental programming that still exists today.

In Memory of Adma D’Heurle

In Memory of Adma D’Heurle

Acknowledged for her heartening teaching, intelligence and willingness to give back, Phycologist Adma D’Heurle died in her Teatown home on October 19 at the age of 95. The Lebanon native attained her Bachelor’s degree at American University in Beirut, along with her Master’s degree at Smith College in psychology. Later, receiving a PhD at the University of Chicago. Being one of the four founders of Mercy College Adma was honored as an Outstanding Mentor along with being named a Distinguished Professor at the Institution. Adma and her family possessed a special love for Teatown. In 2004 she and her loved ones donated 17 acres of land in its entirety to the reservation.

3 tips for making your landscape photography more compelling

3 tips for making your landscape photography more compelling

You may have read a startling headline recently about one million species going extinct, but what does that really mean? Are one million species of plant and animal going to die in the next month? Year? Decade? Century? Why are they going extinct and can we do anything to prevent it? Let’s dive into the report that triggered the news storm and find out.

Meet the Honorees

Meet the Honorees

Meet the organizations that have shown exemplary service to Teatown over the years. We are proud to be celebrating the Spirit of Service at this year's A Night in the Woods Gala.

Our Journey to Making Teatown Deaf-Friendly

Our Journey to Making Teatown Deaf-Friendly

Imagine walking into your local nature center and not being able to understand what is being presented on the screens in front of you. You’re standing in a facility meant to educate the public, yet you cannot access the information being given to you. Then, someone walks over and turns on the closed captions and in an instant, you can enjoy the same experience as everyone else.