WVLT announces community forums around sign project

June 27, 2022

The Wallkill Valley Land Trust seeks community input for an ongoing educational signage project The Wallkill Valley Land Trust (WVLT) is excited to announce a series of open forums to […]

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The Pollinator Bookshelf: Garden Revolution by Larry Weaner

June 24, 2022

The Pollinator Bookshelf is a new feature in Field Notes. Each month we’ll introduce different book and author.  Garden Revolution: How Our Landscapes Can Be a Source of Environmental Change (2016) Larry […]

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June Species Spotlight: Asian Jumping Worm and Red Backed Salamander

June 24, 2022

by Claire Hartl Jumping Worms This month’s featured invasive species is actually several species collected under an umbrella common name. Asian jumping worms. There are at least three species under […]

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Foragers and Herbalists: When Mint Comes into its Own

June 24, 2022

When mint comes into its own  Come June, mint is popping up full force in my garden. That is okay, because it  comes in handy for cocktails on the patio […]

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Species Spotlight: Garlic Mustard and Mayapple

May 23, 2022

Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata) Garlic mustard is a much discussed and hated perennial herb. The first known report of it growing in the USA is from 1868 on Long Island […]

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Foragers & Herbalists: Pansotti (pot-bellied ravioli) stuffed with foraged stinging nettle & garlic mustard 

May 23, 2022

By Merrie Witkin  When I started writing this column, stinging nettles (urtica dioica) were not anywhere  on my radar. But I am blessed with an eagle-eyed gardener who knows his […]

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Commuting on the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail

May 20, 2022

by Jay Porcelli About once a week, during the warmer months of the year, Cara gets on her bicycle and rides to work on the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail. Her […]

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The Pollinator Gardener: Pollinator Meadow in Gardiner

May 20, 2022

By Angela Sisson Last year the Gardiner Gazette printed an article about the new Wallkill Valley Pollinator Pathway (Winter 2021 issue). When Chris Vultaggio read the article he became intrigued. […]

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Pollinator Bookshelf: The Pollinator Victory Garden

May 20, 2022

The Pollinator Victory Garden: Win the War on Pollinator Decline with Ecological Gardening (2020) The passion and urgency that inspired WWI and WWII Victory Gardens is needed today to meet another threat […]

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SUNY New Paltz Journalism Students Choose Wallkill Valley Land Trust for Subject of Documentary

May 17, 2022

Digital Media Production Majors at SUNY New Paltz created a short documentary featuring the Wallkill Valley Land Trust for their senior capstone project. The students were inspired by WVLT’s local […]

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