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Upcoming Events

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Endangered

Ossining, NY
What does it mean for a species to be endangered and how can we help them? Find out how scientists and policy-makers have brought wildlife back from the brink and learn what challenges still lie ahead. For Everyone.

General Interest Meeting: The Big Night Migration

Ossining, NY
On the cusp of spring the natural clock in many amphibians sends out the alarm that it’s time to migrate to their ancestral vernal pools to begin the breeding process.  After dark with rain falling steadily and temperature... read more

Eagles Out Drive Tour

Croton-on-Hudson, 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

General Interest Meeting: Hudson River Estuary Eel Project

Croton-on-Hudson, NY
American eels are migratory fish that are hatched in the Atlantic Ocean and enter rivers as tiny “glass eels” each spring.  The species is in decline over much of its range, and baseline studies are needed for conservation... read more

The Tortoise and the Hare

Ossining, NY
What’s the science behind the fable?  Does the hare have a disadvantage? Does persistence have a place in nature?  Meet a fleet footed rabbit and one determined tortoise as we explore the abilities of these two animals of ... read more

Make Your Own Bee Hotel

Ossining, NY
Brendon Scholl is a Teens and Teatown member and Ossining HS student whose Capstone project was to research native pollinators. Brendon found out native bee populations are in decline and that building bee hotels is one wa... read more

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... read more

Vital Vultures

Ossining, NY
Meet Ralph – turkey vulture extraordinaire – the newest addition to our flock who has a few tricks under his wing!

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 visi... read more

Spring Birds of Teatown

Croton-on-Hudson, 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

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... read more
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Past Events

Who's in the Woods?

Who's in the Woods?

Ossining, NY
It’s hooting and hollering time in the woods!  Find out what the racket is all about in this program featuring Teatown’s owls. For families with children 5 years old and up. Programs require pre-registration. Online registration available until 24 hours before the event. If online registration i...
Sunday, February 17 2019 1:00 PM 2:00 PM

It's Groundhog Day

It's Groundhog Day

Ossining, NY
Does the groundhog really come out to see his shadow to foretell the end of winter?  We’ll take a hike in search of this elusive mammal and discover a bit about their habits and behavior.  On our return we’ll create a craft to take home. For Families. Programs require pre-registration. Online re...
Saturday, February 2 2019 11:00 AM 12:00 PM

Volunteer Fair 2019

Volunteer Fair 2019

Ossining, NY
Volunteers are an essential part of Teatown.  Special events, teen internships, gardeners, and guides – there is a spot for you at Teatown.  Find out what opportunities match your interests at our Volunteer Fair! If online registration is not available, call (914) 762-2912 x110 to register. Ref...
Sunday, January 27 2019 1:00 PM 3:00 PM

Amazing Animals Senses

Amazing Animals Senses

Ossining, NY
What an amazing array of extraordinary senses animals have – the better to hear, see and smell with.  Some of Teatown’s animal ambassadors will be used to demonstrate how efficient they are at what they do because of their sensory arsenal. For Everyone. Programs require pre-registration. Online ...
Saturday, January 26 2019 1:00 PM 2:00 PM

Do I Stay or Do I Go?

Do I Stay or Do I Go?

Ossining, NY
How do animals survive the winter?  Meet a few of Teatown’s Animal Ambassadors who have found ways to beat the season’s cold weather. For families with children 5 years old and up. Programs require pre-registration. Online registration available until 24 hours before the event. If online registr...
Sunday, January 13 2019 1:00 PM 2:00 PM

Eagles and More

Eagles and More

Croton-on-Hudson, NY
Now a wonderful annual tradition: Come birding with Charlie Roberto, meet at the Croton boat ramp and then drive into Croton Point Park. Eagles are expected! Birding inside the park involves moderate walking including slopes. Dress warmly. Programs require pre-registration. Online registration a...
Saturday, January 12 2019 9:00 AM 11:30 AM

Christmas Bird Count

Christmas Bird Count

Ossining, NY
Celebrate nature this holiday season by helping Teatown educators in this important census to count wintering birds. The information gathered is compiled and sent to The National Audubon Society which uses the information to monitor trends in populations and other conservation issues that impact ...
Saturday, December 15 2018 8:00 AM 12:00 PM

Zero Waste Gift Wrapping Holiday Hang Out

Zero Waste Gift Wrapping Holiday Hang Out

Ossining, NY
Find out how to make packaging part of the gift as we explore Japanese fabric wrapping and other beautiful low-waste wrapping techniques. Meet other community members interested in the zero waste initiative and stay for the zero waste pledge raffle. If you’ve taken the pledge, you could win one o...
Sunday, December 9 2018 10:00 AM 11:30 AM

Nocturnal Animals

Nocturnal Animals

Ossining, NY
As daylight hours dwindle and we move indoors, many animals are just getting busy. Come along to explore the fascinating and surprisingly active hour between day and night.  For everyone. Programs require pre-registration. Online registration available until 24 hours before the event. If online ...
Saturday, December 8 2018 4:00 PM 5:00 PM

Telltale Tracks

Telltale Tracks

Ossining, NY
Some very interesting tracks have been found on the grounds around the Visitor Center. What tales do these tracks tell? Using clues and a map we’ll search for the animal that left the clues for us to follow, and have fun solving a mystery. For families with children 4-6 years old. Programs requi...
Sunday, December 2 2018 11:00 AM 12:00 PM
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