“Invasive Species Volunteer Day in the Irvington Woods Park”

Irvington Recreation and Parks Department announces The Irvington Woods Committee in partnership with the Irvington Green Policy Task Force “Invasive Species Volunteer Day in the Irvington Woods Park” Help our woods be healthier by removing invasive vines and Japanese barberry bushes from along our trails! Saturday December 12th 9:30 am – 11:30 am vine cutting […]

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New addition to the Irvington Woods

New in the the Irvington Woods Park Eagle Scout Candidate, Ben Talty, a senior at Irvington High School has taken on a project behind the O’Hara Nature Center and below the Outdoor Classroom . Ben will be creating a new pathway down to the Hermits Wetlands and it will become part of the Irvington Woods […]

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Irvington Boy Scout Sleep Out

  Irvington Boy Scout Troop 55 spend and overnight in the Irvington Woods Park in late October. Here is a photo of the group. Thanks to Leaders Gordon Elliott and Dan Fried for making this happen for the troop! This trip is a great tradition for the Scouts and we are happy to play a […]

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Trails Cleanup

If you are interested in helping the O’Hara Nature Center with removal of invasive vines from our Trails in the Irvington Woods Park please email – jarchino@irvingtonny.gov A sub-committee of the Irvington Woods Committee is in the planning stages of organizing some work during November and possibly December. You will be contacted as plans develop.

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ONC Parking Update

O’Hara Nature Center Youth Programs all day Thursdays thru October. Parking for program participants only. Trail users asked to use Cyrus Field/Reservoir Parking area on Thursday’s and avoid Mountain Road ONC Parking area. Dog Walkers please have your dogs under control around the ONC. Please help keep our children safe!

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“Living Classroom Series”, the Rivertowns Pollinator Pathway Project is presenting “The Native Garden in Autumn”

As the next event in our “Living Classroom Series”, the Rivertowns Pollinator Pathway Project is presenting “The Native Garden in Autumn”, a talk about how to manage native plant gardens in the fall.  On Thursday, October 29, 2020, at 7:30 p.m., Jacqui Bergonzi will do a ZOOM presentation about (i) how and what to do plant […]

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Living Classroom Series for the Pollinator Pathway Project

Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at 7:00 p.m., Ecologist Aubree Keurajian will be our next speaker for our Living Classroom Series for the Pollinator Pathway Project.   Aubree’s ZOOM Presentation will be “Seeds and Weeds“, a talk about using the wild diversity of native seeds and native plants to build resilience in our environment.   Because we are doing […]

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Pollinator Garden Tour Sunday 9/13

On Sunday, September 13, 2020, there will be free tours of pollinator gardens across Westchester.    There are a wide range of gardens to explore and learn about.    In our immediate area, the Demonstration Gardens at the O’Hara Nature Center, 170 Mountain Road, Irvington, will have horticulturists from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. to […]

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