Guided Hike at Westchester Wilderness Walk

Sunday, July 28th 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Discover the Zofnass Family Preserve on Joshua Hobby Lane off Upper Shad Road, Pound Ridge NY. This faster-paced hike passes over stepping stones and up and down hilly terrain, with numerous signposts and jokes to keep up the spirit. Wear good shoes and bring a water bottle or two in case of hot weather. Rated moderately/Difficult due to varied terrain. Steady rain cancels.

Children/Family Program: Painting With Nature

Sunday, July 21st 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Families enjoy a 1-hour hike gathering materials for their own set of paint brushes and then use them to create a painting. Everyone will contribute to a large-scale painting that will be displayed at the Lewisboro Library children’s room at the end of summer. Recommended for ages 4-14. Program held at at the Lewisboro Town Park, rte. 35, South Salem. Meet at the upper parking lot by the baseball field. Steady rain cancels.

Native Plant Tour at Leon Levy Preserve

Saturday, July 13th 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Smith Ridge Road (Route 123), South Salem. Pam Pooley, local native landscape designer, will lead a tour of the Leon Levy Preserve’s entrance garden and nearby restoration areas. Learn about using native plants to sustain wildlife and add beauty to your property. Steady rain cancels. (Photos shows native plant garden designer Pam Pooley with the John Jay High School Senior Interns who helped plant the original garden.)

Healthy Water and Lakes in Lewisboro

Sunday, June 23rd 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Long Pond Preserve, Mead Street, Waccabuc. Learn more about the water quality of our Lewisboro lakes, what we can do to protect it, and how it affects us all. Local experts and advocates Paul Lewis and Jan Anderson (of Three Lakes Council) will take us for an informational tour along the pristine Eastern shore of Lake Waccabuc. Bring your questions and your binoculars for a closer look at lake ecology. Steady rain cancels.

Mountain Laurel Hike

Saturday, June 8th 10:00 am – 12:00 am

Hike through meadows and forest as we enjoy the incredible beauty of thousands of blooming Mountain Laurels in Ward Pound Ridge Reservation. Meet at Kimberly Bridge parking in WPRR, Rte 121 (1/4 mi south of Rte 35), Cross River. (Small entrance fee applies). Optional pot luck picnic following the hike. Led by Bonnie Robins. 3-4 miles; rated moderate. Steady rain cancels.

Family Hike At Marian Yarrow Presever

Saturday, May 25th 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us on a family-friendly walk through a beautiful forest with meadow and stream. Dogs on leashes (with well-behaved owners) are welcome. Cookies and lemonade following the hike. Rated easy. Meet at the parking area off Mt. Holly Road, 1/3 mi from the intersection of Holly Hill Lane, Katonah. Led by Mark Ragette. Steady rain cancels.