First Fridays Preschool Nature Walk – Announcing a new monthly preschool nature walk that will explore nature together on the first Fridays of the month from 1:30-2:30 during the school year–September to June. Contact Shantala DuGay-Iyengar at for more information.

Friday, January 10th at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Michigan Road. We will ring in 2020 with friends with a walk in the woods, hot cocoa and roasting marshmallows over a bonfire.

Friday, February 7th at Bedford Audubon’s Bylane Farm. Let’s watch the birds who stuck around for the winter!

Friday, March 6th at Onatru Farm Park and Preserve


Satrday, February 15, 2020

The Love of Birds. 11am-12:30pm. Onatru Farmhouse, 99 Elmwood Road, South Salem. Special guests Jenny Tkacz and Hootie the Owl will introduce us to the raptors of our area as well as the smaller songbirds that brighten our winter season. Learn how to participate in the 23rd annual Great Backyard Bird Count, which runs from Feb 14-17.  This long-standing tradition brings together people of all ages and helps to track changes in species abundance. Bring home tips on how you can support local bird life year-round.

Saturday, February 29
Snowshoe and Sing-a-long. 12pm-2pm.  Mountain Lakes Park.  This brisk snowshoe/hike through hilly woods ends in a picturesque clearing with a freshly lit campfire.  Enjoy hot cocoa and a few songs with our leaders Peter Gross and Dan Welsh.  Peter will lead on guitar.  Some song lyrics will be provided.  Meet at the first parking area in Mt. Lakes Park, 201 Hawley Rd, North Salem.

Saturday, March 28

Early Spring Hike. 10am-noon.  Brownell Preserve.  Hike leader Peggy Nordgren will be your guide to exploring the trails of this lesser- known woodland preserve. You may hear Spring peepers and Wood frogs if the timing is right!  Meet at the preserve entrance at 4 Harriet Lane, north of Route 138 in Goldens Bridge. Limited parking is available – please carpool if attending with friends. Hiking boots are recommended for potentially muddy spring conditions.

Saturday, April 25 – 11-1

Arbor Day tree planting celebration combined with Earth Day. Onatru Farm. Krista Munger leads hike; Jim Nordgren identifies trees.

Sunday, April 26 – 3-4:30

Author Kim Eierman – Annual Leon Levy Environmental Lecture at Katonah Village Library. Jerome Levy Foundation sponsored.

Sunday, May 3 – 10-12

Hiking 101. Old Field Preserve. Bonnie Robins leads.

May 16 or 17 – Vernal pools and tree frogs. Paul Lewis. Location and time to be determined.

Saturday, June 6 – National Trails Day hike at Leon Levy Preserve.

Saturday June 13 – DIY Turtle Nest Protector – Onatru of WPRR. Krista Munger will lead. Steve Miller will assist.

Saturday, July 11 – 9-11

Hike at Mt. Holly Preserve with Mark Ragette


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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; $9 is suggested. Or to order online, click HERE,
and we will send you one. Get yours today!


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