The Outside Story: Lessons from the Land

Animal Tracks

This time of year, with spring rains the ground is soft and often very muddy. This is a great time to get out and look for tracks in the mud....


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Mindful Monday: Just Breathe

Last week in our sit spot blog we talked about breathing as it related to slowing down the mind and focusing on our sense of smell. This Mindful Monday, we...


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Wild Wednesday: Woodcocks!

  American Woodcocks have already arrived here in Columbia County and have been detected at various locations including an eBird observation at our Drowned Lands Swamp Conservation Area in Copake...


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Spring Wildflower and Wildlife Watch

Despite the current climate of uncertainty, spring is swiftly sweeping through the Hudson Valley! The crocuses are opening, the yellow daffodil coronas are brightly popping up, and the woods and...


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