Job Opening: Stewardship Assistant

June 23, 2022

Position Description: Stewardship Assistant With an office in New Paltz, NY, approximately 90 miles north of New York City, the Wallkill Valley Land Trust (WVLT) is a nationally accredited land […]

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GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES EMPIRE STATE TRAIL IMPROVEMENTS IN NEW PALTZ

July 28, 2021

7/22/2021 GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES EMPIRE STATE TRAIL IMPROVEMENTS IN NEW PALTZ Project Will Improve 3.5 Additional Miles of the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced New […]

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WVLT Seeks Volunteers to Map Invasive Species

July 26, 2021

The effort is part of an Open Space Institute (OSI)-funded project to collect data at the Nyquist-Harcourt Wildlife Sanctuary and Joppenbergh Mountain. Wallkill Valley Land Trust (WVLT) intern Marguerite Royo, a […]

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Support WVLT and explore aligning your finances with your values

July 16, 2021

Just meet or zoom with WVLT board member Perry Goldschein for 20 minutes. For each 20-minute meeting held by September 15, 2021, Perry will donate $40 to WVLT, up to […]

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Farm Highlight: Willow Pond Sheep Farm

July 15, 2021

The Beauty and Evolution of Seven Meadows: An Interview with Gregory and Janet Abels, and Brent and Carrie Wasser  By Kaitlyn Skees, SUNY New Paltz Student/ Intern   In 2011, […]

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Winter Sowing Produces Summer Plants for Pollinators- WV Pollinator Pathways

July 15, 2021

Submitted by the Wallkill Valley Pollinator Pathway sub-committee chair Angela Sisson   If you’re planting a pollinator garden, you already know that buying container plants can get expensive. A good […]

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June 2021 Species Spotlight: the Native Black Legged Tick and the Invasive Yellow Flag Iris

June 23, 2021

By Robin Kuehn   The Native Black Legged Tick   For many of us, just thinking about the word “ticks” has us itching with that creepy crawly feeling. And for […]

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No Mow May- Wallkill Valley Pollinator Pathways

May 25, 2021

Reduce Your Lawn for the Pollinators Once you’ve headed down the pollinator pathway it’s time to think about reducing the lawn — the simplest no-nonsense approach is often to simply […]

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May 2021 Species Spotlight: The Native Snapping Turtle and the Invasive Water Chestnut

May 25, 2021

By Kaitlyn Skees, SUNY New Paltz Student/Intern   The Native Snapping Turtle The Snapping Turtle (chelydra serpentina) has been New York State’s official state reptile after it was nominated and […]

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April Species Spotlight: Red-eared Sliders and Red Efts

April 21, 2021

Contributed by Master of Science student and herpetology enthusiast Jamie Van Der Zee Spring is in the air, and an abundance of water and color returns to the Hudson valley. […]

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