I Love My Park Day @ the Old Croton Aqueduct
May
4
9:30 AM09:30

I Love My Park Day @ the Old Croton Aqueduct

Get your hands dirty, remove some invasives, and help us plant native! Amanda Bayley will help lead the native planting team (Volunteer Project #3 listed in the link below ) along the Old Croton Aqueduct.

Sign up and learn more here (scroll down to the event listing for the Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park): https://ptny.wufoo.com/forms/z9yv2jm1hzqbax

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Go Native Westchester! Habitat Inspiration: Nature All Around Us
May
18
10:30 AM10:30

Go Native Westchester! Habitat Inspiration: Nature All Around Us

  • The Native Plant Center @ Westchester Community College (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Would you like to know more about the natural world around you, how to help wildlife like birds and butterflies, and attract them to your own yard?

Join PLAN it WILD’s ecologist, Dominique Biondi on an informative walk along beautiful gardens, learning about our local plant and animal communities, the importance of native gardening, and leave inspired with a better understanding of the nature all around us.

Please RSVP By 5/15 and Learn More @ https://www.eventbrite.com/e/habitat-inspiration-nature-all-around-us-tickets-60213348747

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Go Native Westchester! Native Gardening 101: How To Plant a Habitat Patch
Jun
15
10:30 AM10:30

Go Native Westchester! Native Gardening 101: How To Plant a Habitat Patch

  • Westchester Land Trust's Sugar Hill Farm (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

So, you want a lovely, nature-friendly garden, but not sure where to start? Come participate in a live demonstration at Westchester Land Trust’s Sugar Hill Farm with Amanda Bayley, co-founder or PLAN it WILD and see the step-by-step process in real time! She will present on habitat gardening, replacing lawn turf with native plants, and how to easily plant a habitat patch in your yard.

Please RSVP By 6/12 and Learn More @ https://www.eventbrite.com/e/native-gardening-101-how-to-plant-a-habitat-patch-tickets-60213611533

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Gardening with Native Plants Workshop II
Jun
22
9:00 AM09:00

Gardening with Native Plants Workshop II

Gardening with native plants in our suburban landscape has many environmental benefits. Join landscape designer Amanda Bayley, co-founder of PLAN it WILD, for a presentation on how to beautify your own yard with native plants. She will present on ecoregions, review the native plant communities that are part of Westchester’s ecoregion, and go over local plants to garden with that are best suited for wet, dry, sunny, and shady areas. For adults.

Learn more and register here: https://www.teatown.org/events/gardening-with-native-plants-workshop-ii/

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Go Native Westchester! Pollinator Meadow Walking Tour
Jul
20
10:30 AM10:30

Go Native Westchester! Pollinator Meadow Walking Tour

From food to flowers, there are many ways that nature provides for people, especially from beneficial pollinators like butterflies and bees. Come see what all the “buzz” is about with a tour led by Greenburgh Nature Center’s Director of Education, Greg Wechgelaer, strolling past gorgeous native plant species of the Nature Center’s newly planted meadow, and learn about planting for the pollinators!

Please RSVP By 7/17 and Learn More @ https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pollinator-meadow-walking-tour-tickets-60214489158

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Go Native Westchester! Ecological Farming: Growing Your Own Food
Aug
10
10:30 AM10:30

Go Native Westchester! Ecological Farming: Growing Your Own Food

Come join us on a guided agroecology tour through Hilltop Hanover Farm led by its Farm Director, Shanyn Siegel. According to Wikipedia, “Agroecology is the study of ecological processes applied to agricultural production systems.” Learn which crops grow locally & support the natural environment and leave inspired with ideas for creating a mini agroeco farm in your yard.

Please RSVP By 8/7 and Learn More @ https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ecological-farming-growing-your-own-food-tickets-60214859265

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Go Native Westchester! Learning from Bedford: Community-Based Climate Change Solutions
Sep
19
6:00 PM18:00

Go Native Westchester! Learning from Bedford: Community-Based Climate Change Solutions

Bedford 2020 was founded in 2010 and named for a very clear objective: “Reducing Bedford, New York’s carbon emissions 20% by 2020 and preserving our natural resources.” Midge Kyle Iorio, Executive Director of Bedford 2020 will present on the petri-dish of Bedford, its role as a testing ground for community climate strategies that can be replicated, and sharing what they’ve learned on reducing their carbon footprint 1 year short of 2020.

Please RSVP By 9/16 and Learn More @ https://www.eventbrite.com/e/learning-from-bedford-community-based-climate-change-solutions-tickets-60215278519

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Croton Eco Forum
Apr
7
2:00 PM14:00

Croton Eco Forum

Do you feel overwhelmed by the enormity of climate change? Are you unsure about what to do, where to start, or how to combine forces to strengthen outcomes? Spend an afternoon with local experts, activists, neighbors and friends to identify the action steps needed to make effective, positive change right now in your home, community and world at large. Learn how we, in Croton, can be part of the solutions.

Amanda Bayley will be helping to facilitate the land use table at the Eco Forum.

https://www.crotonclimate.org/

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Oct
13
10:00 AM10:00

Native Plant Gardening Workshop at Teatown - Oct 13

Move away from turf grass and create a one-of-kind environment with habitat gardens. Join landscape architect Amanda Bayley, co-founder of PLAN it WILD for a presentation on how to beautify your yard with native plants. Oct 13th, 10-12 @Teatown Reservation.

Learn more here: https://www.teatown.org/events/native-plant-gardening-workshop/

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Sep
6
6:00 PM18:00

Habitat Gardening Demonstration - Sept 6th

First learn about habitat gardening and the workings of the habitat rain garden planted at the Hendrick Hudson Free Library. Then head outside to see the library's rain garden and have fun watching (or participating, if so inclined) as Amanda plants a new pollinator garden at the library!

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Thursday Sept 6th, 6pm. Hendrick Hudson Free Library, 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY. Free.

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Jun
10
11:00 AM11:00

FARM FEST 2018

PLAN it WILD will be participating in Fable’s Farm Fest on Sunday, June 10th 2018. Guests can purchase farm fresh goodies, shop at local artisan vendors, tour our greenhouse, feed the chickens, and more all while enjoying live music from Julie Corbalis. We look forward to seeing you! 

PLAN it WILD's Habitat Garden Kits will be for sale.

http://fablefoods.com/farmfest/

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Jun
9
11:00 AM11:00

Croton MRKT summer popup

PLAN it WILD will be participating in the Croton MRKT summer popup. This curated outdoor market will host the best of local and regional farmers, producers and makers. Available onsite will be a variety of fresh produce, meats, cheeses, breads, flowers and much more. In addition, a small selection of handcrafted goods and food trucks will be onsite for all to enjoy.

PLAN it WILD's Habitat Garden Kits will be for sale.

https://www.crotonmrkt.com/

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