Teatown has a funny way of luring people back. As an educational organization, we pride ourselves on inspiring children, teens, and young adults to be the environmental stewards of the future.
Science & Stewardship
Our science and stewardship mission is to conserve our region’s biodiversity, while creating an environment for exceptional educational opportunities.
Biodiversity is the variety of life on earth, including plants, animals and microorganisms.
To keep our ecosystems healthy, we must commit to supporting the plants, animals, and other organisms that call them home.
Our preserve’s greatest threats
threaten the future of our forests
displace native populations of plants and animals
alters wetland ecosystems and quickens lake fill-in
shifts natural cycles on both global and local scales
Have you looked into the twilight sky and seen the quick, agile silhouettes of bats in flight? For some it can be frightening to see bats nearby, but take heart that these amazing little hunters use their keen eyesight and powerful echolocation to find prey and stay away from humans! While there are 1,400 species of bats in the world, only 9 call New York home. Do you know your bat neighbors?