Mamaroneck Shows Cleanest, and One of Dirtiest Waterways

The cleanest 2015 site was at Taylor Lane in the outer Mamaroneck Harbor

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Coming Up: ‘The Only Home We Have’ at Pelham Art Center

Pelham Art Center is presenting a group exhibition addressing climate change

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Guide to Better Recycling in Westchester

If you don’t sort recyclable materials correctly, they usually end up at a landfill.

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Peak Bloom Time for Westchester’s Native Wildflowers

This time of year in Westchester is the peak blooming season for a wide variety of native wildflowers

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Mamaroneck, New Rochelle Get Failing Grades for Some Beaches

Online tool launched this week by Save the Sound reveals which local beaches are more often contaminated

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Coming Up: Science & Suds at Sheldrake – July 16

An evening of hands-on nature discovery, music, and craft beer tasting

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See Butterflies in Scarsdale

The annual butterfly exhibit at the Greenburgh Nature Center in Scarsdale

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Palisades Vista from Westchester Saved by Conservation Groups

Preserving the breathtaking vistas of the Palisades, which were threatened by proposed construction

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Westchester’s LI Sound Water Quality Rated Low

Beach closures in the summer and shellfish beds are among the more visible effects of pollution

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Coming Up: Sheldrake Shindig, Mamaroneck- June 11

Sheldrake Environmental Center’s first-ever “Wine and Whiskey Tasting”

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What’s Your Water Footprint?

What we eat – our diet – makes up at least two-thirds of our total water footprint

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Public Outcry Over Pipeline Near Indian Point

Opponents of the Spectra proposal argue that the siting of this massive pipeline within 105 feet from vital structures at the aging Indian Point nuclear facility poses a dire threat to 20 million people

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Coming Up: Frida-mania – Opening May 16 at NYBG

The “Frida” you can see at The New York Botanical Garden’s exhibition opening May 16 is a totally different person from the film version.

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Take your Westchester Moms here for Mothers Day

If your mom loves gardening, treat her to one of the eco-friendly events listed below for Mother’s Day weekend.

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Coming Up: Larchmont Farmers Market – May 9

For the first time, Green Tree Textiles will be accepting clothes, shoes, and accessories for recycling or donations.

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Pulitzer Prizes for Two Mamaroneck High Grads

Among the Pulitzer Prize winners announced last week are two graduates from Mamaroneck High School

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Rye Playland to Open with New $25M Deal

Rye Playland will open on Saturday, May 9, with a new plan for the future

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Coming Up: Earth Day Events- April 18 -19

It’s the 25th anniversary of Earth Day. But she’s been around a lot longer than that.

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Planet Loop: Spring Cleaning the Big Stuff in Westchester

The place to bring household chemicals, cleaning products, pesticides, tires, re-chargeable batteries, and more

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Looking Forward to Spring: The Birds are Coming!

Remember birds? Remember good weather?

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Coming Up: Green Steps Expo in Larchmont-March 22

The free event is hosted by the environmental committees of Larchmont and Mamaroneck

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Coming Up: Painting for Kids Mar. 11(No School in Mamaroneck)

The kids will learn some techniques for painting water and they can add salamanders or frogs if they’d like.

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NY Fights Microbeads in Your Moisturizer

A global campaign to eliminate plastic microbeads from the planet, got a big boost last month from New York’s Attorney General

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The Great Westchester Healthy Yard Project

Pledge to care for your yard without synthetic chemicals.

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Coming up: Sheldrake Spin-a-Thon – Feb. 28

All proceeds will support educational programming and activities at Sheldrake Environmental Center in Larchmont.

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Coming Up: Backyard Bird Count Begins

The Great Backyard Bird Count begins Friday, February 13.

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Larchmonter Creates Family Stories Site

Jill Sarkozi found some amazing family facts, and will show you how you can, too.

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“Monster Storm” ‘Juno’ Bombs

The monster storm predicted for Monday night and Tuesday was not the unique, possibly historic, and crippling, monster the National Weather Service seemed to predict.

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Pelham, Ossining Students Intel Science Finalists

The most prestigious nationwide high school science competition, recently named two Westchester high school seniors its finalists.

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Feed the Birds! Local Seed Sale Benefits Audubon

Bronx River-Sound Shore Audubon Society’s 15th Annual Winter Bird Seed Sale is going on now.

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Two Golden Globe Nominees Share Bronxville Past

Both went to Sarah Lawrence College

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Coming Up: Beetle Mania at Sheldrake, Larchmont

Kids can spend MLK Day at a ‘Painting Par-tay’

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Coming Up: Mamaroneck Winter Farmers’ Market

The opening day of the 2015 Mamaroneck Winter Farmers’ Market, now in its seventh season, will be on Saturday, January 3rd.

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Coming Up: Making Gifts for the Birds- Dec. 20

Children can make a bird feeder to take home.

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Fracking in NY Banned by Gov. Cuomo

Concerns about water contamination, air pollution, and insufficient scientific evidence to affirm the long-term safety

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Classic WPA Murals at Larchmont Library

The murals, which originally were unveiled in 1939, depict the Larchmont Manor House and Larchmont Yacht Club of that era.

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Indian Point Must Submit Hazard Plan: NRC

The NRC wants rigorous seismic hazard analysis plan by December 31

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Coming Up: New Fiber Arts Winter Classes

You can learn weaving, spinning, and fun crafts like felting, as well as basic knitting and crocheting.

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Coming Up: Holiday Camp at Sheldrake Center

During a typical day, children go on an outdoor discovery walk exploring the 60-acre conservancy property.

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Coming Up: Landscape To Protect Long Island Sound- 11/23

Our love affair with the American lawn is causing the Sound to choke on excess nitrogen.

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Looking for Natural Gas Leaks in Westchester

If your street looks like it’s home to a graffiti artist, here’s a clue

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Coming Up: A Fungus Among Us at Sheldrake- Nov.22

Do you know about Sheldrake Environmental Center’s winter family weekends?

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Coming Up: Raptors in the Rafters, White Plains

Hawks, owls and falcons, Oh my.

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2 Years After Sandy: Is Westchester Safer?

October 29 marks the second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy

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Coming Up: Turn Leaves Into Treasure -Oct. 25

Let the experts at Sheldrake teach you everything you need to know about backyard composting

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