What to see now...

White-tailed Deer

In fall, mating season begins..Deer become more active. Note that male’s antlers have grown in.

Goldenrod

This beautiful native is an important source of nectar for birds, bees and butterflies.

New England Aster

Blooming in fall, this is an important late season source of nectar for our pollinators.

Fall Foliage

Within the next 100 years our fall colors may no longer contain the brilliant red of the sugar maple tree. According to projections from the US forest service, it is likely that the maple will be gone from our landscape.

Take a Walk...

Learn all about the Animals and Plants that live here in Northern Westchester! Wonder what you are seeing? Would you like to find a trail to walk? You can learn interesting inform about local ecosystems, and all the natural wonders around us.

Check out our article about Native Americans. Post your sightings. Read about our local preserves. Learn about native plants (and invasive ones). Curious about snakes? Wonder about that bird you just saw?

It’s all here.

Take a Walk...

Old Field Preserve
Old Field Preserve

Learn all about the Animals and Plants that live here in Northern Westchester! Wonder what you are seeing? Would you like to find a trail to walk? You can learn interesting inform about local ecosystems, and all the natural wonders around us.

Check out our article about Native Americans. Post your sightings. Read about our local preserves. Learn about native plants (and invasive ones). Curious about snakes? Wonder about that bird you just saw?

It’s all here.

Chihuahua Fights Off Bear in Goldens Bridge

January 19, 2019

Excitement all round in Goldens Bridge last weekend when plucky microdog Carissima the Chihuahua held a massive male black bear…

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Something Happened in Lewisboro

January 19, 2019

A large turtle nipped 10-year-old Jack Sprat’s right little toe completely off yesterday. “He got too close,” said Jack’s unsympathetic…

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Visit Our Other Preserves...

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Brownell Preserve ~ Goldens Bridge
Fox Valley Town Park ~ Goldens Bridge
Frederick P. Rose & Rockshelter Preserves ~ Cross River
Grossman Preserve ~ Waccabuc
Hunt-Parker Sanctuary ~ Goldens Bridge
Indian Brook Assemblage ~ (Grierson, Yarrow, and Mt. Holly Preserves) – Goldens Bridge
John Jay High School XC & Community Trail ~ Cross River
Leon Levy Preserve ~ South Salem
Lewisboro Town Park ~ South Salem
Long Pond Preserve ~ Waccabuc
Love Preserve ~ Vista
Marx Preserve ~ Goldens Bridge
Mountain Lakes Park ~ South Salem & North Salem
Mt Holly Sanctuary ~ Katonah
Old Church Lane Preserve ~ Vista
Old Field Preserve ~ Waccabuc
Onatru Farm Park & Preserve ~ Vista
Pine Croft Meadow ~ Waccabuc
St. Paul’s Chapel Trail ~ Vista
Ward Pound Ridge Reservation ~ Cross River