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Community Invasive Removal Day

Ossining, NY
Teatown is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to assist with hand-pulling of invasive plant species in Wildflower Woods and along popular trail corridors. Volunteers will learn to identify several invasive species and the... read more

General Interest Meeting: Forest Pest Monitoring

Ossining, NY
Are you interested in learning about the pests that threaten New York’s forests, and would you like to lend a helping hand in monitoring their spread? Teatown is looking for dedicated volunteers and community scientists to... read more

Seeing Nature with My Brush: The Art of Jerry Pinkney

Ossining, NY
Jerry Pinkney has illustrated over 100 children’s books, including classics like The Tortoise and the Hare, The Lion and the Mouse, and Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star. A recipient of the Caldecott Medal, five New York Times... read more

Birding Hot Spot: Central Park

New York, NY
The birding mecca in NYC, spring migrants drop down into the greenery to recharge on their way north. Join Charlie on these rites of spring! Meet in the Teatown parking lot to carpool at 6am, or at 7:15am sharp at Central ... read more

What's in The Pool?

Croton-on-Hudson, NY
Spring rains bring salamanders, toads and tree frogs back to the vernal pool at Cliffdale Farm. Discover which animals are using the water and why as we scoop in the pond. For families.

Rock On!

Ossining, NY
How many times have you stooped and picked up a rock only because you like the way it looks, without knowing what it is? Join in a rock hunt to find that magical rock and whether it is igneous, metamorphic, or sedimentary ... read more

Pinelands: New Jersey's Suburban Wilderness

Ossining, NY
A self-taught and award-winning photographer of the New Jersey Pinelands, Al Horner uses his artistic skill and eye for natural beauty to help others see the magic of this ecosystem and spark their desire to protect it. Al... read more

Power to The Pollinators

Croton-On-Hudson, NY
Cliffdale Farm’s old fields become a hive of activity as spring progresses. Birds, bees, bats, butterflies, and small mammals all have a role in pollination. Take a walk across the meadows, into the apple orchard and polli... read more

Egg-citing eggs!

Ossining, NY
Owls do it, frogs do it, even butterflies and alligators do it….they all lay egg!  Discover why different species lay eggs and match up the egg layers to their young. For Families.

Gardentopia

Croton-On-Hudson, NY
Any backyard has the potential to refresh and inspire if you know what to do. Landscape architect Jan Johnsen will be discussing techniques from her new book, Gardentopia: Design Basics for Beautiful Outdoor Spaces. For ad... read more

Birding Hot Spot: Central Park

New York, NY
The birding mecca in NYC, spring migrants drop down into the greenery to recharge on their way north. Join Charlie on these rites of spring! Meet in the Teatown parking lot to carpool at 6am, or at 7:15am sharp at Central ... read more

Community Invasive Removal Day

Ossining, NY
Teatown is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to assist with hand-pulling of invasive plant species in Wildflower Woods and along popular trail corridors. Volunteers will learn to identify several invasive species and the... read more

Community Planting Day

Ossining, NY
Lend a helping hand by planting native shrubs along Teatown’s Twin Lakes Trail. This project will complete a habitat restoration project started by Regeneron volunteers last fall. No experience required, and all planting e... read more

Forest Pest Monitoring

Ossining, NY
Are you interested in learning about the pests that threaten New York’s forests, and would you like to lend a helping hand in monitoring their spread? Teatown is looking for dedicated volunteers and community scientists to... read more

Hiding in Plain Sight: Aquatic Invasive Species

Ossining, NY
Join Teatown’s Aquatic Programs Coordinator for an introduction to aquatic invasive species: What are they? What impact do they have? What can we do about them? For Everyone.

Wildflower Island Guide Training

Ossining, NY
Interested in native wildflowers and conservation? Consider becoming a Wildflower Island Guide. Monthly trainings prepare you to guide visitors and share the natural history and environmental importance of native plants.

Beachcombing at Riverwalk Center

Sleepy Hollow, NY
Shells, sea glass, feathers! What will you find as we walk on the beach? Join a Teatown educator at the RiverWalk Center in Kingsland Point Park in Sleepy Hollow to find natural objects on the shore, while learning about t... read more

Breeding Birds of Teatown

Ossining, NY
The woods and meadows of Teatown are alive with birdsong at this time of year. Take a walk in search of breeding warblers and other birds. For Everyone. Free.

The Wildman Cometh Again!

Ossining, NY
Hunt for wild edibles with the master – Wildman Steve Brill! Spring brings a myriad of wonders to Teatown’s woods and meadows.  Leafy greens such as poor man’s pepper, wood sorrel, sheep sorrel, purslane, lamb’s-quarters, ... read more

Beaks

Ossining, NY
Woodpeckers bang their heads against trees, ducks sieve through water, raptors tear apart their prey.  All these birds use their beaks the way we use tools, to get the job done! See if you can be as successful as a bird’s ... read more

Breeding Birds at Fahnestock State Park

Carmel, NY
Putnam County’s Fahnestock State Park has a high elevation and forested paths that offer many opportunities to spot a variety of warblers, vireos, hawks, and other birds. Meet at the Pelton Pond Parking area on Rte. 301. F... read more

Seminar: Coexisting with Coyotes

Ossining, NY
Myths and misconceptions about coyotes seem to run wilder than the canines themselves. Learn how to coexist safely with these clever animals and find out what makes them such an integral part of a healthy ecosystem. For ad... read more

BioBlitz

Ossining, NY
Help Teatown find out what’s living in our preserve! Following a quick presentation on local ecology, we will take a short hike to our BioBlitz location and begin recording every species of plant and animal we can find. Co... read more

Wildflower Island Guide Training

Ossining, NY
Interested in native wildflowers and conservation? Consider becoming a Wildflower Island Guide. Monthly trainings prepare you to guide visitors and share the natural history and environmental importance of native plants.

Hope on the Hudson 2

Ossining, NY
A self-taught and award-winning photographer of the New Jersey Pinelands, Al Horner uses his artistic skill and eye for natural beauty to help others see the magic of this ecosystem and spark their desire to protect it.

A Little Moth Magic

Croton-on-Hudson, NY
Join Charlie Roberto at Cliffdale Farm as he lights up the night to attract moths and other flying insects. For everyone.

Community Invasive Removal Day

Ossining, NY
Teatown is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to assist with hand-pulling of invasive plant species in Wildflower Woods and along popular trail corridors. Volunteers will learn to identify several invasive species and the... read more

Forest Pest Monitoring

Ossining, NY
Are you interested in learning about the pests that threaten New York’s forests, and would you like to lend a helping hand in monitoring their spread? Teatown is looking for dedicated volunteers and community scientists to... read more

Pond Life

Ossining, NY
Grab a net and join us at the boat house to scoop for dragonfly nymphs and tadpoles, fish and lily pads!  For Families.

Gardening with Native Plants Workshop II

Ossining, NY
Gardening with native plants in our suburban landscape has many environmental benefits. Join landscape architect Amanda Bayley for a presentation on how to beautify your own yard with native plants. She will present on eco... read more

Beachcombing at Riverwalk Center

Sleepy Hollow, NY
Shells, sea glass, feathers! What will you find as we walk on the beach? Join a Teatown educator at the RiverWalk Center in Kingsland Point Park in Sleepy Hollow to find natural objects on the shore, while learning about t... read more

Hiding in Plain Sight: Aquatic Invasive Species

Ossining, NY
Join Teatown’s Aquatic Programs Coordinator for an introduction to aquatic invasive species: What are they? What impact do they have? What can we do about them? For Everyone.
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Past Events

Citizen Science for Everyone!

Citizen Science for Everyone!

Ossining, NY
Everyone can be a Citizen Scientist and gather information that contributes to scientific research across a wide variety of fields.  Come see how you can join a growing corps of volunteers to help scientists find real solutions to environmental concerns. Programs require pre-registration. Online...
Sunday, April 14 2019 1:00 PM 2:00 PM

Wildflower Island Guide Training

Wildflower Island Guide Training

Ossining, NY
Interested in native wildflowers and conservation? Consider becoming a Wildflower Island Guide. Monthly trainings prepare you to guide visitors and share the natural history and environmental importance of native plants. Programs require pre-registration. Online registration available until 24 h...
Sunday, April 14 2019 10:00 AM 12:00 PM

Seminar: Deer Management in a Changing World

Seminar: Deer Management in a Changing World

Ossining, NY
White-tailed deer are charismatic herbivores that often evoke a sense of connection to nature. Unfortunately, these majestic creatures can easily eat themselves out of house and home. Come learn about the role of deer in forest health, and how Teatown monitors forest diversity as part of an adapt...
Thursday, April 11 2019 6:30 PM 8:00 PM

Remarkable Reptiles

Remarkable Reptiles

Ossining, NY
Reptiles amaze us with their remarkable adaptations and are some of the most highly specialized animals and unique animals in the world.  Visit with some native and exotic species here at Teatown. For Families. Programs require pre-registration. Online registration available until 24 hours befor...
Sunday, April 7 2019 11:00 AM 12:00 PM

Feed the Animals

Feed the Animals

Ossining, NY
It’s feeding time at Teatown. What nutritious foods are in our animals’ lunchboxes? Help prepare food for and feed a few of our Animal Ambassadors. For families.  Programs require pre-registration. Online registration available until 24 hours before the event. If online registration is not avail...
Saturday, April 6 2019 11:00 AM 12:00 PM

IMapInvasives

IMapInvasives

Ossining, NY
Do you know what’s lurking in your backyard?  How can a phone app help fight the spread of invasive species?  iMapInvasives is a collaborative database designed to collect and share information about invasive species.  The information that is generated is used to map where these invasive species ...
Sunday, March 31 2019 10:00 AM 11:00 AM

Spring Birds of Teatown

Spring Birds of Teatown

Ossining, NY
Meet Charlie Roberto at the Echo Boat Launch (at the end of the road beyound Croton train station) to drive along the Hudson River with stops at eagle viewing sites all the way to Peekskill Programs require pre-registration. Online registration available until 24 hours before the event. If onlin...
Sunday, March 31 2019 8:00 AM 9:30 AM

Looking at Nature the Haiku Way

Looking at Nature the Haiku Way

Ossining, NY
Haiku poet, editor, and author Scott Mason reveals and demonstrates five distinct ways in which haiku poetry can help us relate to the natural world with ever greater attentiveness and appreciation. A frequent Teatown visitor, Mason has won over 150 awards in international competitions for his ow...
Wednesday, March 27 2019 7:00 PM 8:30 PM

Vital Vultures

Vital Vultures

Ossining, NY
Meet Ralph – turkey vulture extraordinaire – the newest addition to our flock who has a few tricks under his wing! Programs require pre-registration. Online registration available until 24 hours before the event. If online registration is not available, call (914) 762-2912 x110 to register. Ref...
Sunday, March 24 2019 1:00 PM 2:00 PM

Wildflower Island Guide Training

Wildflower Island Guide Training

Ossining, NY
The special beauty of Teatown's Wildflower Island is shared through enthusiastic volunteers.  Start the spring with a journey to learn the wildflowers and the uniqueness of this Teatown jewel and begin training to become a Wildflower Island Guide. Programs require pre-registration. Online regist...
Sunday, March 24 2019 10:00 AM 12:00 PM
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