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Lake Management Lecture Series: Algae

July 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Algae: that thin, slimy layer of green muck whose persistence is enough to make you want to drain the lake altogether. But what is algae anyway? In Part 1 of our Lake Management Lecture Series, we’ll discuss the physiological mechanisms behind algae growth, negative impacts, the potential for harmful algal blooms, and management strategies. For adults.

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Lake Management Lecture Series: Aquatic Vegetation

August 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Ah, aquatic plants. Love them or hate them, our lakes need vegetation to sequester nutrients, lock sediments in place, provide food and nursery habitat for wildlife, and shelter from predators. In some cases, there can be too much of a good thing. From nuisance natives to invasive species, join us for Part 2 of our Lake Management Lecture Series to discover a new appreciation for aquatic plants, what happens when there are too many, and how to manage them. For adults.

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Lake Management Lecture Series: Riparian Restoration

September 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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In this last installment of the Lake Management Lecture Series, we’ll explore the crucial services provided to lakes and rivers by a healthy riparian zone, the transitional zone between the land and the water. Discover why encouraging diverse plant growth along your lake edge will help curb some of the issues discussed throughout the lecture series, including the proliferation of algal blooms and aquatic vegetation. For adults.

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Vanishing Landscapes with Todd Shapera

September 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Join professional photographer Todd Shapera for his presentation, Vanishing Landscapes, which will feature endangered, remote regions from the Yangtze to the Yukon. He’ll also share photography close to home and far away - profiling Cuban farmers, conservation in Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula, and a four-season project in the Rockefeller Preserve. For adults.

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Wild Mushroom Walk

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Join Leon Shernoff, respected mycologist and the editor of Mushroom, The Journal of Wild Mushrooming, as he shares his expertise on the role fungi play in our ecosystem on a walk to locate and identify wild mushrooms. For adults.

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A Night in the Woods Gala

September 22 @ 5:30 pm
Sleepy Hollow Country Club, 777 Albany Post Rd
Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510 United States
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Join us for A Night in the Woods, our annual fundraising gala. This year's gala will be honoring the Teatown PlantFest Committee, Pace University, IBM, Phelps Hospital Northwell Health, and New York Life Insurance Company.

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