Public Service Announcement

Dear Irvington Residences, If you see this invasive pest, “PLEASE, PLEASE, DESTROY IT” and notify the Irvington Recreation and Parks Department and NYS DEC. Spotted Lantern Flies (SFL) have devastated areas of Pennsylvania and are now chewing their way through New Jersey.   Here’s a handy ID sheet: https://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/lands_forests_pdf/slfposter2.pdf   The SLF is a beautiful-looking insect, so it may seem counterintuitive […]

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Apple Grafting Workshop Recap

Included below are a few photos highlighting the recent Heirloom Apple Grafting workshop led by CJ Reilly. The workshop spanned two weekends where participants worked and learned about the historical American heirloom apples and the “how-to” and “why” we graft apple trees. There were approximately 156 heirloom apple trees grafted that went out to new homes, yards, and properties. Stay tuned for more hands-on […]

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2021 Native Plant Sale

Once again, the Rivertowns Pollinator Pathway Project is making it easy for you to choose great native plants to add to your yard for the coming Spring, connecting your garden with the fabulous Demonstration Gardens at the O’Hara Nature Center and supporting the great work of the Native Plant Center, all in one easy step. […]

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