DEC Spring Seedling Sale

January 19, 2022

Inexpensive Trees and Shrubs for Pollinators Insect pollinators need to eat more than just flower nectar and pollen. Caterpillars (butterfly and moth larvae) eat the leaves of plants, referred to […]

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Pollinator Garden at the Gardiner Library

December 15, 2021

The Gardiner Library pollinator garden will be a stepping stone for pollinators using the rail trail as their pathway, and part of a larger effort to encourage more pollinator plantings […]

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When Pollinator Gardens Naturalize

August 17, 2021

By Angela Sisson One measure of a successful, sustainable pollinator garden is when the plants start to spread outside the original area—when the plants naturalize to another nearby location. As […]

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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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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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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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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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