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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My Pandemic Path to the Pollinator Pathway

April 21, 2021

by Hope Corenzwit   Whatever else it was, the year 2020 was a year of discovery.  In that year of pandemic, I canceled my annual Spring Plant Sale to stay […]

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iNaturalist Competition on the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail

March 19, 2021

Have you been using iNaturalist to record and identify plant, animal, and fungus species? Well whether you’re an old pro or you’ve never even heard of this app and website, […]

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Site Analysis for Pollinator Plantings – Part II – Wallkill Valley Pollinator Pathways

March 18, 2021

  By Angela Sisson, Wallkill Valley Pollinator Pathway committee chair Ecoregion: EPA ecoregions have distinct ecologies which are based upon the underlying geology which in turn dictates the types of […]

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March Species Spotlight: Spotted Salamanders and Lesser Celandine

March 18, 2021

by Cara Gentry, WVLT Coordinator of Land Stewardship   Spotted Salamander   Warm rainy spring nights bring the amphibians marching out of the forests in search of woodland pools. The […]

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Site Analysis for Pollinator Plantings- Part 1- Wallkill Valley Pollinator Pathways

February 18, 2021

By Angela Sisson, Wallkill Valley Pollinator Pathway committee chair Now is a good time to start planning a pollinator-planting. To do so, it helps to understand a landscape through a […]

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Start Growing Now- January 2021 Wallkill Valley Pollinator Pathway

January 20, 2021

Start Growing Now By Cheryl Alloway, Wallkill Valley Pollinator Pathway committee member and contributor.   Being cooped up this winter is getting to be a bit of a bore. Have […]

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Holiday Feasts, Thanks to our Pollinator Friends

December 15, 2020

By Robin Kuehn When sitting down at a holiday feast, do you ever think about what had to happen in order for the delicious food to appear in front of […]

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Leave the Leaves for the Pollinators

November 11, 2020

Leaves were cool when I was a kid. In early autumn we would have a huge — huge as in humongous huge— pile of leaves to jump into, get completely […]

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Box Turtle Tales: An Interview with Anne Allbright Smith

October 13, 2020

By Caitlyn Bigelow, SUNY New Paltz Student   Since 2018, the Wallkill Valley Land Trust (WVLT) has been protecting approximately 57-acres of land under a conservation easement in Gardiner. Property […]

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