News and Our Environment

Recipes to try at home! Japanese Knotweed Quiche

April 9, 2020

Stewardship Savories- Cara’s Japanese Knotweed Quiche- My favorite recipe in the “Enchanted Broccoli Forest Cookbook” (part of the Moosewood Cookbook Series by Mollie Katzen) is A Quiche Formula. Rather than giving […]

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WVLT March Instagram Posts You Might Have Missed

April 7, 2020

Not on Instagram, that is okay! Check out our posts from the Month of March We will update this page weekly.   Cara, our Coordinator of Land Stewardship shared with […]

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Introduction to Eastern Box Turtle and Recipe Ideas for a Japanese Knotweed Quiche!

April 6, 2020

You can read more about Japanese Knotweed, how to identify and remove on the New York Invasive Species Information Clearinghouse webpage

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Update on use of our recreational areas

April 4, 2020

Our open spaces are your personal spaces Practicing physical distancing is vital for everyone during the pandemic. If a parking lot or trailhead seems busy, consider it a great time to explore […]

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Join us and social distance in the great outdoors

March 18, 2020

Dreading social distancing? Why not enjoy it instead on our protected lands, nature preserves, and recreational trails. Our open space is your personal space. Breath some fresh air, listen to […]

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What is “on the menu” in March?

March 12, 2020

MARCH SPECIES SPOTLIGHT:  As part of an ongoing series of articles that examine native and invasive species found in our region, here we present the American Eels and Garlic Mustard […]

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SoFISHticated News You Won’t FROGget!

February 1, 2020

FEBRUARY SPECIES SPOTLIGHT:  As part of an ongoing series of articles that examine native and invasive species found in our region, here we present the Asian Carp and the Pickerel […]

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For The Love of Dogs, And Open Space – Interview with author Cynthia Flowers

February 1, 2020

For The Love of Dogs, And Open Space Local author Cynthia Flowers’s 2018 book, Last Dog: And All Those Who Came Before, chronicled (along with her husband, Alan) the “journey […]

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Pursuing the ‘Next Big Thing’

February 1, 2020

Kerri Wright is a recent graduate (2019) who holds a Masters of Science in Environmental Policy and Regulation. Currently, she’s a project scientist with Walden Environmental Engineering LLC, right here […]

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A Nearly 500 Year Ecological Perspective From Local Eastern Hemlocks

January 5, 2020

By Jaimie Kaefer and John Rayburn, SUNY New Paltz Environmental Geochemical Science Program Last winter, Jeffery Benjamin, a Ph.D. candidate from Columbia University, brought us a box of wood samples […]

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Trailblazing on Joppenbergh Mountain!

November 9, 2019

The WVLT teamed up with the Fats in the Cats Mountain Bike Club to build two new trails on Joppenbergh Mountain. We had a total of 17 volunteers attend our […]

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