JULY 8 (SUN)- 9:30 am, GUIDED HIKE AT MOUNTAIN LAKES PARK, NORTH SALEM, Enjoy a cool early morning hike passing a lake and through the forest to Westchester’s highest point. Moderate terrain, 3 miles, about 1 ½ hrs.  Meet at Mt. Lakes Park office, off Hawley Road, North Salem. Dogs on leash welcomed. Led by Peggy Nordgren. Steady rain cancels.


JULY 21 (SAT) – 9:00am, NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP AT WARD POUND RIDGE RESERVATION, CROSS RIVER. This 2hr program teaches you how to capture the beauty of Nature around you. You’ll learn how to take better pictures of birds, wildlife, flowers, landscapes, and more. Bring your own camera. Led by Frank Mantlik, a professional wildlife photographer, and an avid birder and naturalist for over 30 years.  2 hrs. Meet at parking lot of meadow on WPRR main road, about 1/2 mi on left after entrance booth. (Small entrance fee applies). Rain date, July 22 (Sun). Pre-registration required, at (space is limited)


AUG 19 (SUN) – 1:30 pm, BERRY HUNT NATURE WALK– FORAGING WITH STEVE BRILL AT OLD FIELD PRESERVE, Waccabuc. Join us as we learn about foraging for surprisingly delicious edibles in our own backyards! “Wildman” Steve Brill, naturalist, educator, author, artist, and enthusiast-supreme, shows us what to look for and where to find delectables such as berries, herbs, veggies, roots, and mushrooms.  Meet at Old Field Preserve parking lot off Mead Street, across from Schoolhouse Road (Note: GPS navigation is unreliable). Please pre-register at (In the event of severe inclement weather, the program will be moved to an indoor location)


AUG 25 (SAT)– 10:00am, “ART MEETS NATURE” KIDS NATURE ART PROGRAM AT KATONAH ART CENTER. For grades 1-5, bring your imagination, creativity, and love for nature to transform a quiet grove into a magical fairy garden. We will walk in nature, gathering small plants, nuts, sticks, and other natural materials. and then create a community for our fairies and woodland creatures. 2 hrs. Meet outside the Katonah Art Center, 65 Old Bedford Road, Goldens Bridge. Pre-registration required at (space is limited to 12 children)


SEPT 1 (SAT) –9:00 am, LATE SUMMER GUIDED HIKE: Join us on a 3 hr ramble of the Rock Trail at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation. Hike through varied terrain through forests, meadows and views connecting six major rock formations. Meet Michigan Road parking lot, WPRR,  rte 121, Cross River. (Small entrance fee applies) Approx 6 mi, rated medium/difficult due to length and terrain. Hiking shoes and plenty of water please. Led by Bonnie Robins. Steady rain cancels.


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Lewisboro Land Trust’s NEW TRAIL GUIDE is printed!

This 2016 edition is the first update in 11 years, with all new maps (by Jim Nordgren) and descriptions of the 24 preserves in Lewisboro.
You can pick up a copy at any of the following locations:
The Lewisboro Town House or Lewisboro Library, both on Main Street in South Salem, The Lewisboro Parks and Recreation offices at 99 Elmwood Road, South Salem, or at Cross River Wine Merchant on Route 121 and Route 35.
A donation envelope is enclosed; $7 is suggested. Or to order online, click HERE,
and we will send you one. Get yours today!


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