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.
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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 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.
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.
Well, you’ll need more than a drop, but the increasing capability of this emerging scientific tool is leading to the exciting possibility of its use in mainstream (pardon the pun) citizen science applications.
Changes in temperature and precipitation could spell disaster for the maple syrup industry. According to a study published last month, climate change has led to warmer and drier growing seasons that stunt the growth of sugar maples, meaning less sap production. So what does this mean for the average maple syrup consumer?
Our educators are busy all year round! Right now as we prepare for the summer camp season, we’re taking a look back at all that has happened this year.
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Get in touch with nature by tuning into the natural phenomena unfolding all around us!
If you know how to read them, tracks in the snow can tell stories about the wildlife around you.
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.
The mortality rate for reptiles and amphibians in captivity is staggering-- 75% die in the first year. Lisa Kelly, Teatown's Animal Care Supervisor, weighs in on the ethics surrounding owning these exotic pets.
If we’ve learned anything from the bald eagle and other once-endangered species, it is that powerful policy works.
Following a successful pilot program, Teatown and Pace University have officially launched a collaborative program which includes a college field biology course that brings Pace University students into the heart of Teatown’s 1,000-acre nature preserve.
Presentations included information on the identification, management and emerging threat level of the following pests to our region: viburnum leaf beetle, sirex wood wasp, oak wilt, southern pine beetle, winter moth and thousand cankers.