• Bionutrient Food Association Meeting

    Westchester Land Trust

    Bring your favorite dish and join the Westchester/NYC chapter of the Bionutrient Food Association (BFA) at Sugar Hill Farms. All gardeners and farmers interested in learning more about soil health and growing nutrient dense produce using sustainable methods are encouraged to attend. BFA's monthly potluck/meetings are full of good food and great company so don’t forget to bring a yummy dish!

  • Bionutrient Food Association Meeting

    Westchester Land Trust

    Bring your favorite dish and join the Westchester/NYC chapter of the Bionutrient Food Association (BFA) at Sugar Hill Farms. All gardeners and farmers interested in learning more about soil health and growing nutrient dense produce using sustainable methods are encouraged to attend. BFA's monthly potluck/meetings are full of good food and great company so don’t forget to bring a yummy dish!

  • Garden Chic: Sip and Shop for a Cause

    J.McLaughlin

    Looking for "garden chic" spring/summer threads? A dress for our upcoming Annual Benefit? Something to treat yourself to? Grab your girlfriends, leave the kids at home, and join us for a fun evening of shopping, tasty bites and springtime libations at J.McLaughlin! 15% of the proceeds will be donated to WLT.

  • Bionutrient Food Association Meeting

    Westchester Land Trust

    Bring your favorite dish and join the Westchester/NYC chapter of the Bionutrient Food Association (BFA) at Sugar Hill Farms. All gardeners and farmers interested in learning more about soil health and growing nutrient dense produce using sustainable methods are encouraged to attend. BFA's monthly potluck/meetings are full of good food and great company so don’t forget to bring a yummy dish!

  • Environmental Author Eugene Linden to Speak at the Pound Ridge Library

    Come hear Eugene Linden speak about climate change at the Pound Ridge Library on Thursday April 11 at 6:45-7:45pm. Eugene is the author of nine books. For many years he wrote about environmental global issues for Time. He has contributed to a wide variety of publications including The New York Times, Foreign Affairs, National Geographic, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, Fortune and Slate, and has won awards for his environmental journalism. His books include The Ragged Edge of the World, The Winds of Change, The Octopus and the Orangutan, The Parrot’s Lament, The Future in Plain Sight, Silent Partners, Apes Men and Language, Affluence and Discontent, and The Alms Race. This event is jointly sponsored by the Pound Ridge Land Conservancy, the Westchester Land Trust, the Henry Morgenthau Preserve and the Town of Pound Ridge Conservation Board.

  • Heroes of Horticulture: A Lecture by Barbara Paul Robinson

    Westchester Community College

    In this talk, Barbara Paul Robinson will discuss her latest book, Heroes of Horticulture: Americans Who Transformed the Landscape, which chronicles the stories of eighteen iconic pioneers of the plant world— institution builders, plant explorers, and garden creators—who have all had a major impact on the American landscape. Some have helped preserve exceptional gardens for the public to enjoy, while others have restored and enhanced public parks and spaces, setting new standards for aesthetics and encouraging land preservation and promoting public use of the land. The first three chapters of the book profile Garden Conservancy founder Frank Cabot and Tom Armstrong and Antonia Adezio, two of the individuals with whom he worked to establish the Garden Conservancy.

  • CONSERVATION HAPPY HOUR

    Fortina

    WE INVITE YOU TO JOIN US FOR A HAPPY HOUR FOR ALL WHO CARE ABOUT NATURE, AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION, AND FINE ALES!

  • Floristic Changes: What Really Matters Lecture by Robert Naczi of NYBG

    A lecture by Dr. Robert Naczi, co-author of Mistaken Identity? Invasive Plants and their Native Look-alikes: An identification guide for the Mid-Atlantic. Dr. Robert Naczi is presently writing a comprehensive account of the Northeast's plants. This program is co-sponsored by Bedford 2020, Bedford Audubon, Hilltop Hanover Farm, and Westchester Land Trust.

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  • Pollinator Pathway Workshop

    Westchester Land Trust

    Our future flies on the wings of pollinators! Join us on Thursday, June 14, 3:30 – 5:00 pm at Sugar Hill Farm, for a discussion about the importance of pollinators and learn how YOU can create a pollinator pathway in your community! This program is open to all and is presented by the Hudson to Housatonic Regional Conservation Partnership (H2H). We hope to see you! Please let us know if you have any question!

  • Pollinator Pathway: How to Bring Butterflies and Bees Back to Your Yard

    Join Westchester Lan Trust’s Shaun McCoshum, Ph.D., the Preserve Manager and Educator, whose academic work focuses on native bee and butterfly ecology, including monarch butterflies. Learn about how Wilton residents are creating a pollinator pathway through town and to hear a panel discussion on why pollinators are important to the environment and what homeowners can do to protect and attract them. Other Panel experts will include Jim Nordgren, an environmental consultant from South Salem who served as Executive Director of the Northeast Wilderness Trust and the Bedford Audubon Society and who has written natural resource inventories and open space plans for land trusts, municipalities, recreational and religious institutions and individuals and Victor DeMasi, a lepidopterist, research affiliate for Yale’ s Peabody Museum, Redding wetland conservation officer and NRWA Advisory Board member, has been studying butterflies and moths along the Norwalk River since 1977. His fieldwork with butterflies is cited in Connecticut Butterfly Atlas and his mark-recapture studies with Swallowtails is cited in Swallowtails of the Americas. The Wilton Library Association, Norwalk River Watershed Association, Wilton Garden Club, the Wilton Land Conservation Trust and Woodcock Nature Center are collaborating to make this panel presentation available to all residents and neighbors as the first step in learning about and then joining the activities of the Pollinator Pathway Project. Register through the Wilton Library.

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