Wednesday, December 12, 7:00pm-9:00pm
The History of The Hudson River (Adult Program)
The Hudson River Estuary is home to a variety of protected and endangered species and has played a significant role in American history. Join Riverkeeper staff members Geroge Jackman and Jen Benson to learn about the history of the Hudson River and the species inhabiting its waters and shorelines. Attendees will also learn about a recent proposal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for coastal storm protections in our region. This program is in partnership with the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group and will be held at the Dobbs Ferry Public Library. Fee: Free
Wednesday, January 9, 7:00pm-9:00pm
The Environment of Local Breweries (Adult Program)
Justin DiNino, owner of Tarrytown-based nanobrewery Duncan’s Abbey, will discuss sustainable hop growing, locally sourced ingredients, grain composting and more. Learn about their commitment to sustainable process and the local environment. This program is in partnership with the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group and will be held at the Dobbs Ferry Public Library. Fee: Free
Wednesday, February 13, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Native Plants at Home (Adult Program)
Native plants can provide your yard with year-round beauty while providing essential habitats and food sources for wildlife. Micah Slavkin, of Symbiotic Ecological Design, will discuss what makes a plant “native,” why you should consider incorporating them into your garden, and which native plants are best suited for the home landscape. This program is in partnership with the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group and will be held at the Dobbs Ferry Public Library. Fee: Free
Monday, February 18 – Friday, February 22, 9:30am-1:30pm
Winter Nature Experience Camp (K-1) – REGISTER HERE!
The weather outside is not as frightful as you might think. Come explore our winter wonderland and discover the hidden secrets of the forest. Express yourself while exploring the many layers of life. Each day of camp includes fun crafts, games, outdoor adventures along with a mid-camp snack. Dress to go outside and get messy, but in case of inclement weather, the program will be held indoors. Fee: $350 for the week*
*Membership is required to register for this program. Membership helps support our educational programs.
Sunday, March 3, 11:00am-3:00pm
Maple Sugaring Party – Registration coming soon!
Join us as we continue the sweet tradition of maple sugaring! Featured events include sap collection demonstrations, depictions of Native American and Colonial style sugaring sites, porridge making, maple crafts and treats. Fee: Early registration (before March 3) $5 for members, $10 for non-members. Day of event registration $8 for members, $15 for non-members.
Wednesday, March 13, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Film Screening: Straws (Adult Program)
Join us for a screening of the documentary Straws. Director Linda Booker interviews scientists, activists, and restaurant owners about the effects of plastics on the environment. Leave the program with new ideas about what you can do to make a difference. This program is in partnership with the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group and will be held at the Greenburgh Nature Center. Fee: Free