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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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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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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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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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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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: 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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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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America’s Least Wanted: The Green Invaders

it’s a good time to identify many of the common invasive plants that are threatening our neighborhoods.

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Scientists Say Coastal Flooding to Increase

Homeowners are dealing with flooded basements, salt-poisoned yards and falling property values

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Teaching Nature to Kids: Volunteers Wanted

“Kids are amazed when they see creatures like dragonfly nymphs, snails, and tadpoles come out of the water…”

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Coming Up: International Coastal Cleanup – Sept. 20

Participants receive a free reusable bag courtesy of the Village of Larchmont Committee on the Environment

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The Truth About Beach Closings

Westchester beaches actually were closed far fewer times in 2014 than in 2013.

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