6 Ways to Celebrate Earth Month in Westchester County | Northern Westchester Moms

Photograph the Best of Westchester on a Walk w/ Leslie Archambault

Photograph the Best of Westchester on a Walk w/ Leslie Archambault
When: Saturday, April 6, 10AM-12PM (Rain Date: Sunday, April 7, 10AM-12PM)
Where: Westchester Wilderness Walk / Zofnass Preserve, Pound Ridge

Grab your camera (any will do) and enjoy a guided walk through the beautiful natural space of WLT’s Westchester Wilderness Walk/ Zofnass Preserve with the talented Leslie Archambault–who will highlight special photographic opportunities during the 2-hr walk. Join us for this exploration of creativity and fun opportunity to meet local photography enthusiasts.

Environmental Author Eugene Linden to Speak at the Pound Ridge Library
When: Thursday, April 11, 6:45 – 7:45 PM
Where: Pound Ridge Library, Pound Ridge

Come hear environmental author Eugene Linden speak about climate change at the Pound Ridge Library on Thursday April 11 at 6:45-7:45pm. Eugene is the author of nine books and for many years, he wrote about environmental global issues for Time. He has contributed to a wide variety of publications including The New York Times, Foreign Affairs and has won awards for his environmental journalism. This event is jointly sponsored by the Pound Ridge Land Conservancy, the Westchester Land Trust, the Henry Morgenthau Preserve and the Town of Pound Ridge Conservation Board.

Nature Play Pop-Up at Animal Habitats

Nature Play Pop-Up at Animal Habitats
When: Tuesday, April 16, 10:30 – 11:30 AM
Where: Beaver Dam Katonah, NY

Join us for a hands-on nature lesson combining active play and short, gentle walks. Each program includes an educational theme and will be held at a WLT preserve in Westchester. This is a nature program geared to babies, toddlers and young children. Rain Date: Friday, April 19

Bionutrient Food Association Meeting
When:Tuesday, April 16, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Where: Westchester Land Trust Sugar Hill Farms, Bedford Hills, NY

Bring your favorite dish and join the Westchester/NYC chapter of the Bionutrient Food Association (BFA) at Sugar Hill Farms. All gardeners and farmers interested in learning more about soil health and growing nutrient dense produce using sustainable methods are encouraged to attend.

Green Ossining’s 9th Annual Earth Day Festival

Green Ossining’s 9th Annual Earth Day Festival
When: April 27, 2019
Where: Louis B. Engel Waterfront Park

Green Ossining’s 9th Annual Earth Day Festival at Louis B. Engel Waterfront Park will be on April 27th from 10am-5pm. Join the Greater Ossining community in our annual celebration of Earth Day. Bring family and friends. Learn how to live a more sustainable life, visit artisan vendors, and enjoy food and live music on the banks of the Hudson River.As Westchester County’s largest community-run earth day festival– expecting visitors to exceed 4,000 and 100+ vendors – the Festival has grown from some 300 attendees and 20 vendors in our first year and attracts visitors from as far south as Brooklyn to counties surrounding and north of Westchester. We’re planning to have more hands-on activities and educational opportunities for everyone, as well as continuing great live music and entertainment aiming to make it our best earth day festival yet.

Bedford 2020 Healthy Yards Earth Day Festival

Bedford 2020 Healthy Yards Earth Day Festival
When: Sunday, April 28, 12:00 – 4:00 PM
Where: Bedford Hills Train Station, Bedford Hills, NY

Join Bedford 2020 for music, food, family-fun, supplies, and info to help you to have a HEALTHY YARD this year, including:

  • Plant and Seed Swap
  • Free Tree Saplings and Pollinator Plants
  • Build Bee Hotels
  • Info on Landscaping Without Chemicals
  • Count Caterpillars and See Live Animals
  • Composting Tutorials
  • Participate in a Wildlife Treasure Hunt
  • Learn about Gardening for Pollinators
  • Become an iNaturalist Data Collector
  • Visit tables of local organizations and businesses who offer pollinator friendly services
  • Rain or Shine!

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