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Among the last plants to bloom on Wildflower Island is Aconitum uncinatum, Southern Monkshood.
Four Invasive Vines Wreaking Havoc in the Hudson Valley.
What is the Spotted Lanternfly, and what should you do if you spot one?
The kestrel is the smallest and most common falcon in North America. At only 3-6 oz the American Kestrel may not seem like much of a hunter, but these little birds of prey are built to hunt.
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.
Take a walk outside with your children and see what kinds of patterns you can find in nature.
Imagine being able to ‘see’ the world around you using only touch, smell, and sound.
Spring is a fleeting season -- the world around us seems to transform from a barren brown landscape to lush greenery overnight. But to catch spring in the act, you need to slow down and open up your senses. Here are a few ways you can get a closer connection with nature and witness spring’s subtle beauty.
With children staying home from school in the coming weeks, our Education staff wanted to share some family-friendly outdoor activities with our community as we practice social distancing.
Here’s what you need to know about the program, as well as the state of food scrap recycling programs county-wide.
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?
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.
Wow—what a day! As a part of their “Day for Doing Good” on Friday, nearly 120 Regeneron volunteers helped remove a half acre of invasive plants, plant more than 100 native plants, and add non-slip materials to existing bridges and boardwalks on the preserve.
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.